Koch Gulch

Address: Opens on Tucker Gulch from the N at site of Eight-Mile House

About one mile long. Named for Ernest S. Koch who homesteaded in the gulch in 1862. The original buildings are in ruins, but the large red brick house c. 1900 is still standing. The road through Koch Gulch linked the original Gregory Road with Gregory Toll Road.
Quad Map/Date: Ralston Buttes, 1965 (1971).
Sec/Town/Range: S10&15, T3S, R71W
Elevation: c. 7800-8000
Source: Burt & Berthoud 1860 Map, Quartz Mining Region of the Rocky Mountains; Interview, Martha Kock Kerbaugh, Grandaughter.
See Also: Gregory Road
Last Modified: Mon, September 9 1996

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