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Black Hawk, Colorado Historical Markers

 
Detail from the Birdís-eye view of Black Hawk Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2009
Detail from the Birdís-eye view of Black Hawk Marker
Colorado (Gilpin County), Black Hawk — Birdís-eye view of Black Hawk
Gilpin County, Colorado Black Hawk History Take an adventure in & around this venerable, most informative lithograph: This birdís-eye view of Black Hawk shows Gregory Gulch at the top of the mapís center – and Chase Gulch to the right . . . — Map (db m51885) HM
Colorado (Gilpin County), Black Hawk — Colorado Central Railroad
On this site stood the Colorado Central Railroadís “Quartz Mill Depot”. The structure was constructed by William Loveland from the remnants of the New York Mill. To accomplish this, large doors were built into the building. The tracks, . . . — Map (db m93084) HM
Colorado (Gilpin County), Black Hawk — Fickís Carriage Shop
Long operated by William Fick and his family, this blacksmith shop turned out a superior brand of rugged, durable quartz wagons that hauled ore from the mines to the mills along Clear Creek. The Bull Durham sign was painted by traveling artists for . . . — Map (db m51883) HM
Colorado (Gilpin County), Black Hawk — Gilpin Hotel
One of Black Hawkís newer buildings, the 1896 structure was built by Julius Kline (or Klein), replacing an earlier wood building that was the site of Black Hawkís first school. It operated sporadically throughout the 20th century under a variety of . . . — Map (db m51882) HM
Colorado (Gilpin County), Black Hawk — Train Trestle
Gilpin County, Colorado Black Hawk History Gregory Street Crossing The Colorado Southern Narrow Gauge Railroad (originally the Colorado Central Railroad) was vital to Black Hawk. During the late 1800ís aside from rugged wagon roads, it . . . — Map (db m51886) HM

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