Mitchell's Shingle Mill


Address: south west of Buffalo Creek in Pike National Forest

This site is an historic sawmill site that operated ca. 1865-1920. Some of is associated features include remnants of a log loading dock constructed with raw, saddle-notched logs situated in meadow a few meters above Shinglemill Creek and adjacent to Old Wagon Road. Also, there are remnants of an old wagon, manifest as milled wood side boards, machined bolts and metal brackets and straps, located 70 meters north of the loading dock. A milled wood shed is located 30 meters northwest of the wagon.
Quad Map/Date: Green Mountain, 1954
Sec/Town/Range: S12, T8S, R71W
Elevation: 7080
Source: Colorado Cultural Resources Survey # 5JF500, 1989, CHS
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012
 


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