Leyden #1 Mine

On July 13, 1961, two divers were sent by Public Service of Colorado down in the flooded #4 shaft to see if a two-inch pipe, which was showed on an old map, was still in place between two levels. The area was 700 feet below surface under 40 feet of water. Public Service wanted to use two shafts for gas storage. Divers reported the pipes plug was gone and the pipe corroded and it could be sealed when concrete was poured.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Source: Operator's Annual Report 1961, Colorado Bureau of Mines
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012

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