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The West Creek Mining News / The Mountain Echo
Web Resource
ColoradoHistoricNewspapers.org (CHNC) compiles digitized historic newspapers from the state of Colorado. The West Creek Mining News (also known as the Mou...Show more ColoradoHistoricNewspapers.org (CHNC) compiles digitized historic newspapers from the state of Colorado. The West Creek Mining News (also known as the Mountain Echo) reported on conditions in the South Platte River Valley, including the communities of Nighthawk, Westcreek, Pemberton, Symes, and Woodland Park. Many more newspaper titles are available on the CHNC website. Show less
Douglas County Clippings Notebook : Industry
Book -
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Douglas County Rocks! Rhyolite Quarrying in Douglas County
Web Resource
Unlike many parts of Colorado, Douglas County didn't rely on gold or silver mining. Instead, it became known for its rhyolite stones, used in many histori...Show more Unlike many parts of Colorado, Douglas County didn't rely on gold or silver mining. Instead, it became known for its rhyolite stones, used in many historic buildings, especially in Castle Rock. This blog by ALH staff traces the history of rhyolite quarries in Douglas County and lists some rhyolite buildings that still stand in Douglas County. Show less
Santa Fe Quarry Images, from 1997.011
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These images show operations at the Santa Fe or Douglas Quarry (near Castle Rock) circa 1890-1910. These digitized photographs may be accessed anytime on the Archives & Local History website at archives.dcl.org. These images show operations at the Santa Fe or Douglas Quarry (near Castle Rock) circa 1890-1910. These digitized photographs may be accessed anytime on the Archives & Local History website at archives.dcl.org. Show less
Douglas County quarries oral history collection, 1992.001.0071
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This oral history interview with Jim McKay, Minnie Metzler, Josephine Marr, Edward Ditmar, and William Higman discusses the history of rhyolite quarrying ...Show more This oral history interview with Jim McKay, Minnie Metzler, Josephine Marr, Edward Ditmar, and William Higman discusses the history of rhyolite quarrying operations in Douglas County. Both the audio and transcript may be accessed digitally at any time on the Archives & Local History website at archives.dcl.org. Show less
Santa Fe Quarry Materials, 1997.011
Web Resource
This archival collection contains Santa Fe Quarry ledger books and other local quarry books, a 1905 Castle Rock telephone directory, and photographs of Sa...Show more This archival collection contains Santa Fe Quarry ledger books and other local quarry books, a 1905 Castle Rock telephone directory, and photographs of Santa Fe Quarry, also known as Douglas Quarry. The photographs have been digitized and can be viewed on archives.dcl.org by searching "1997.011." Show less
Riches to Rust
A Guide to Mining in the Old West
Book - 2002
In-library use only in some locations
Historic Photos of Colorado Mining
Book - 2009
Pike's Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks Of 1859
Book - 1974
The Illustrated Miners' Hand-book and Guide to Pike's Peak
With A New and Reliable Map, Showing All the Routes, and the Gold Regions of Western Kansas and Nebraska
Book - 1859
In-library use only in some locations
Green Russell and Gold
Book - 1966
In-library use only in some locations
The Denver Westerners Roundup
Vol. 50, 1994
Magazine or Journal - 1994
The Trail of Gold and Silver
Mining in Colorado, 1859-2009
Book - 2009
My Home at Present
Life in the Mine Boarding Houses in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado
Book - 2013
Rocky Mountain Mining Camps
The Urban Frontier
Book - 2009
Colorado Mining Camps
Book - 1997
Ghost Towns, Mining Camps, Frontier Towns of Colorado
Book - 2014
Black Powder and Hand Steel
Miners and Machines on the Old Western Frontier
Book - 1976
In-library use only in some locations
Coal People
Life in Southern Colorado's Company Towns, 1890-1930
Book - 1999
Killing for Coal
America's Deadliest Labor War
Book - 2008
Gold Diggers Atlas
Book - 1992
A Mine of Her Own
Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950
Book - 1997
On order for in-library use only Availability details
Blown to Bits in the Mine
A History of Mining & Explosives in the United States
Book - 2001
In-library use only in some locations
DuPont Company Collection, 2007.064
Web Resource
The DuPont Company Collection contains artifacts from the company's dynamite production factory in Louviers, Colorado (now listed on the National Register...Show more The DuPont Company Collection contains artifacts from the company's dynamite production factory in Louviers, Colorado (now listed on the National Register of Historic Places). The factory was built in 1906 and operated until the early 1980s, when demand dropped and a series of deadly explosions further damaged its reputation. Show less
Pikes Peak Gold
A Photographic Account of the Cripple Creek and Victor Mining District
Book - 1986
In-library use only in some locations
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