Depicted is the "Cabin of S.J. Roberts" at Cripple Creek, Colorado in 1893. One miner poses with tools while the other two play musical instruments. Note the illustration of a small bird on the stump, which was apparently drawn on the photo by the photographer.
The gold rush at Cripple Creek had just started a year before this photo was taken, and was one of the West's most significant historical events.
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