Clear Creek Canyon Toll Gate

Address: At E. entrance to Clear Creek Canyon

Received legislative authorization March 8, 1864; "'Clear Creek and Guy Gulch Wagon Road Company.' Authorization to operate parallel with and to cross Golden Gate Gregory Road." "In 1862, W.A.H. Loveland organized a wagon road company; reorganized in 1863 into the Clear Creek and Guy Gulch Wagon Road Co. In 1865, the company became the Colorado and Clear Creek Railroad Co. In 1866, the Colorado Central and Pacific RR Co. emerged." It was replaced with Colorado Central Railroad in 1872.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S21, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5400
Source: Ridgway, "The Mission of Colorado Toll Roads," p. 164; Ryl and, "The Energetic Captain Berthoud, in the Westerners," pp. 92-93.
Last Modified: Fri, August 16 1996

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