2011 Mining History Association Field Trip

 

Part 1 Creede Mining District

(With Additional Photos from the Bachelor Loop)

June 7, 2009

Tour Leader: Ed Raines

 

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Beaver dams in the creek along the road from the Equity Mine.

Remains of the Park Regent Mine surface plant.

View of the Amethyst Mine Tunnel Complex on West Willow Creek from high on the hill.

View of the Last Chance Mine surface plant from the Park Regent Mine area.

Few buildings remain at the Bachelor town site.

View of the Rio Grande Valley and Creede Caldera.  The reclaimed Bulldog Mine and Mill area is seen through the gap in the trees.  The grey Area above the trees is the tailings pond from the Emperius Mill.

Cemetery and church on the hill above Creede.

View northeast toward the Willow Creek Canyons and the start of the Bachelor Loop.

Photo Credits: Mike Kaas

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