2011 Mining History Association Field Trip

 

Part 2 Wagon Wheel Gap Mining District

June 7, 2009

Tour Leader: Ed Raines

 

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Wagon Wheel Gap along the Rio Grande River.

Historic Wagon Wheel Gap Train Station.

Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CFI) Fluorspar Mill, Wagon Wheel Gap, Colorado.

MHAers inspecting equipment in the CFI Fluorspar Mill.

Spiral classifier inside the CFI Fluorspar Mill.

Boilers inside the CFI Fluorspar Mill.

MHAers collect specimens from the dump at the CFI Fluorspar Mine and Mill.

View of the CFI Fluorspar Mill and the valley beyond.


Photo Credits: Mike Kaas

 

 


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