1 edition of A Quick History of Ouray found in the catalog.
|Statement||Western Reflections Publishing Co.|
|Publishers||Western Reflections Publishing Co.|
|LC Classifications||August 1, 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 115 p. :|
|Number of Pages||76|
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Quick History Ouray Mining Gold Silver Colorado Book. Ghost Towns Accessible By Four-Wheel Drive Only Tomboy Mine This mine was established in 1880 at an elevation of 11,500 feet in a glacial cirque known as Savage Basin.
The agreement gave the United States a 4-million-acre chunk of the mineral-rich San Juan Mountains. Ouray is set in one of the most magnificent locations in Colorado. Grading on the Ouray branch was started in June of 1887. Ouray-Silverton Toll Road at Rocky Point ca. 822 Smi 1 of 1 Pitkin County Library 978. Ouray and Chipeta were extremely fond of one another and formed A Quick History of Ouray strong partnership. The economy of Ouray was seriously impacted, but to a much lesser extent than other districts.
At the basin the road turns into a hiking trail that leads to Mt Sneffels 14,150 feetthe fourth tallest peak in the San Juan Mountains. In 1939 the Newmont Mining Corporation obtained the Treasury Tunnel, a 2,000-foot mining tunnel south of Ouray that had gone through several owners and periods of operation since its initial excavation in 1896.
With the help of some dedicated local citizens, the Wright Opera House is getting a new lease on life, and with the ongoing restoration, will soon once again become a venue for music and stage performances, while still remaining true to the history of its past splendor. Back in the 1870s, gold was found here and dozens of small mining towns grew into flourishing communities.Photo: KJ Wood Distillers• 518 a MARMOT OCLC no zero check OK 264 1 a Ouray, Colo.
The following sites are only a small fraction of those that exist in the San Juan Mountains surrounding Ouray.
The mill itself was sold to a Canadian company, Mongolian Gold, in 1995.
By the mid-1850s, he had taken his first wife and was recognized as a Tabeguache chief.
Population was between 800 and 1,000.