Nicholls and Hoagland Mine

Address: three miles north of Golden

This coal mine opened in 1880 by Nicholls and Hoagland was producing 30 tons a day with 25 men. The 103 foot timbered shaft has a north tunnel running 200 feet and a south tunnel 180 feet following an 8-foot with coal seam. 1880 production was 11,000 tons of coal.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Source: "WPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado," WPA Project #3542, DAR Pioneer Museum, April 10, 1880 p. 463, Jan. 8, 1881 p. 465
Last Modified: Mon, December 10 2012

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