Golden Gate Canyon Toll Gate


Address: 1 mi. W. of State Hwy. 93 & Golden Gate Canyon Rd. Junction

Received legislative authorization August 15, 1862. "'Golden Gate and Gregory Road Company. From Golden Gate via Tucker's Canon or nearest and best route to Michigan House in Cold Springs Valley." "Golden Gate, a village of 26 buildings in all stages of completion. Entered mountains here, thru a toll gate, paying 75 cents per wagon." James Bond owned and operated the lower ten miles of the toll road from 1869 to 1883.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S20, T3S, R70W
Elevation: 6200
Source: R.E. Wiberg, James Bond, Restless Pioneer, in Empire Magazine: "Denver Post," Oct. 29, 1978, pp. 22-27; Ridgway, "The Mission of Colorado Toll Roads: Colo. Mag., v. 9, no. 5, Sept. 1932, p. 164.
Last Modified: Thu, September 5 1996
 


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