Leyden Creek

Address: Flows S.E. from Ralston Buttes to Ralston Creek, between Simms and Oak Sts. in Arvada

This creek was named for the three Leyden brothers who opened coal mines along the creek in 1869.
Quad Map/Date: Ralston Buttes, 1965 (1994); Golden, 1965 (1994); Arvada, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S29,T3S,R70W; S4, T3S, R69W
Elevation: c. 5395-7400
Source: Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," p. 158.
See Also: Leyden, Leyden lake
Last Modified: Sat, August 10 1996

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