Welch Coal Mine

Address: 12 miles north of Golden on Coal Creek, 1,400 feet from Colorado Central Railroad

Coal mine owned by C.C. Welch had a 216-foot shaft in 1878. 1881 daily production averaged 370 tons.
Quad Map/Date: Ralston Buttes, 1965 (1994)
Source: WPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado." WPA Project #3542, DAR Pioneer Museum, June 14m 1877, p. 457; Dec. 31, 1881, p. 467

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