American Mine

Address: Sunshine District

On April 1, 1876, the American Mine had over 100 feet of "back" stepping, that showed on average width of first class ore about 12 inches, that sold at the Golden Smelting works for from $5,000 to $10,000 a ton.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Source: "WPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado," WPA Project #3548, DAR Pioneer Museum, p.432.
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012

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