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Bechtler $2.50  gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

Bechtler $2.50 gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

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Bechtler $5 gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

Bechtler $5 gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

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Christopher Bechtler Gold Press, n.d.

Bechtler Gold Press, n.d.

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Bechtler one dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1830

Bechtler one dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1830

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Bechtler One dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

Bechtler One dollar gold coin, obverse and reverse, ca. 1835

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Blacksmith shop, probably Ohio, ca. 1897

Blacksmith shop, probably Ohio, ca. 1897

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Blast furnace at Fontana steel plant

Blast furnace at Fontana steel plant

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Chicago courthouse before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Chicago courthouse before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

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Cleaning the Furnace, ACE/CO, Milwauke

Cleaning the Furnace, ACE/CO, Milwauke

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Climax Mine, Lake County, Colorado, 1940

Climax Mine, Lake County, Colorado, 1940

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Die for stamping $5 Bechtler coins, ca. 1840-1850

Die for stamping $5 Bechtler coins, ca. 1840-1850

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Early oilfield exploration in Pennsylvania, ca. 1862

Early oilfield exploration in Pennsylvania, ca. 1862

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Entrance to a mine on the former American Company property in New Jersey

Entrance to a mine on the former American Company property in New Jersey

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Final Inspection, ACE/CO, Milwaukee

Final Inspection, ACE/CO, Milwaukee

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Fontana steel plant plan, isometric view

Fontana steel plant plan, isometric view

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Fontana steel plant plan, overhead view

Fontana steel plant plan, overhead view

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George Christian Gebelein, Gold Two-Handled Cup, about 1914

Gebelein, George Christian, Gold Two-Handled Cup, about 1914

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George Christian Gebelein, Silver Bowl, 1918

Gebelein, George Christian, Silver Bowl, 1918

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George Christian Gebelein, silver inkstand, ca. 1930

Gebelein, George Christian, silver inkstand, ca. 1930

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George Christian Gebelein, sterling silver pen-rest of knife-rest

Gebelein, George Christian, sterling silver pen-rest of knife-rest

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