Arrastras like this one were used by the earliest hard-rock miners in this area to grind gold ore. People skilled in stone cutting made them for the miners from local rock.
This arrastra was chiseled by hand from blocks of hard granite. . . . — — Map (db m144184) HM
Mrs. Coddington owned a two-story brick double on the corner lot. It was occupied by W.K. Townsend (grocer) and Paul Lanius (hardware). Townsend imported glassware and crockery and was said to have the best selection of cigars in town. "Lets all . . . — — Map (db m76856) HM
J.J. Elliott had his assay office in the building which was built in 1879. Often during the boom days of the 1880's dozens of ore wagons were parked on Miner Street in front of the "Exchange". Elliott promoted himself in the city directories of the . . . — — Map (db m76854) HM
Charlie Tayler used this waterwheel to power a stamp mill at his gold mining operations on Ute Creek. Tayler, who attributed his good health to the fact that he never kissed woman or took baths, built the waterwheel in 1893. It was moved to its . . . — — Map (db m74371) HM
Built in 1881, this building housed M. C. Livingstone’s jewelry and sewing machine store during the early ‘80’s. Since Livingstone had some of the first commercial sewing machines in the district, he made a brisk living repairing the canvas awnings . . . — — Map (db m144187) HM
Mt. Evans, Colorado Elevation 14,125 ft.
“The World’s Highest Operational Observatory”
Building Dedication August 19, 1996
“...for educational purposes in astrophysics and astronomy...” — — Map (db m3364) HM