Basalt in Eagle County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Colorado Midland Depot
Constructed in 1885
From 1930 the building has been repurposed as an International Harvester dealership; a cheese factory; a liquor store; a service station with a pizza place and ice cream parlor and The Basalt Bank.
In 1976 Alpine Bank purchased the structure, did an extensive remodel and brought the building to its current state.
Erected by Alpine Bank.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 39° 22.139′ N, 107° 2.022′ W. Marker is in Basalt, Colorado, in Eagle County. Marker is on Midland Avenue east of Midland Spur, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 Midland Ave, Basalt CO 81621, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Colorado Midland Depot (here, next to this marker); Colorado Midland Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Basalt History Tour The Snell Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Splendid Spud (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); On the Way to Janeway (approx. 13 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 3. submitted on July 17, 2020. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.