This mine operated at Cle Elum's east end from 1900 to 1927. Originally a "company" (Northwestern Improvement) mine, it was later leased to independent operators. This postcard view is some years earlier than the 1916 photograph, titled "Independent Mine , Cle Elum".
"Mine No. 1, Cle Elum" (1900). Ellensburg History Photographs. 254.
Local History Collection Photographs, Ellensburg Public Library
Kittitas County (Wash.) -- Buildings, Historic, Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Kittitas County, Mines and mining -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum, Mine No. 1 (Cle Elum, Wash.)