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Cabin belonging to Charles Fredrick Eichaker at the mineral mill at Cross Creek. The Knight and Beck familes used the cabin at various points in time. "Even had an outhouse"--Angela Beck. [information from Buster Beck] Bill Burnett mentions Charlie Eyacher [sic.] in The Eagle on Battle Mountain at Gilman, Colorado and My Life as I Remember, although Bill locates the cabin at Fall Creek p.7: "Old Charlie had a house on the far side, eastside,...
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MacDonald Knight standing on trailer attached to his jeep. He's looking at lumber in front of an abandoned cabin at Holy Cross City. There are wildflowers in the foreground. "The one picture of Don Knight's jeep shows some boards. Buster [Beck] said there was two piles of boards on this side of Francy Pass. Why & from where he does not know. SInce they are on this side of Fancy Pass he is sure they did not come from the saw mill at Cross Creek."...
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Verso: "Gold Park and our cabin and ore bin, Mom [Sophie Knight] and Don" [copy made in 1984]
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Verso: "Don, Tom, Sam Anderson, and Harold Stoner at Gold Park cabin loading ore from the Glengarry Mine to be hauled to the Leadville smelter."
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Verso: "Tom & Anderson at Gold Park cabin" Tom Knight, on left, and Sam Anderson at the Gold Park cabin. To the right and behind the cabin is the ore bin. Ore was packed out on burros from the Glengary [Glengarry] mine to the ore bin and then transported by truck from there to Leadville.
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"It is a 1948 view looking east into Gold Basin from the trail on the rim where George Burgess and I studied the cliffs to spot the trail down and judge if the pack horse could handle it. The Morgan cabin we stayed in is well portrayed. It was here we tied the horse to a boulder with an insufficient knot while we went down and tested it out. The trail was largely obliterated by rock creep and fall, but we thought the horse could do it with our...
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Abandoned cabins of Holy Cross City in the foreground, mountains in background. [photo damaged with ink]
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Mabel Colerick at the back door of "Mabel's Madhouse" that Dick Turgeon built for her after the 1949 fire. Early 1950's. The temporary "step" nailed on the roof boards indicates that some roof construction was still in progress. -- Rich Perske Aug. 2014
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MacDonald Knight standing at the door of his cabin at Gold Park. To the left and behind the cabin is the ore bin. Ore was packed out on burros from the Glengary [Glengarry] mine to the ore bin and then transported by truck from there to Leadville. Verso: "our shack at Gold Park, ore bin in back of it; end of the line for pack string from the Glengary 1940 Don"
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Remains of the cabin owned by Charles Eichaker at the mill at Cross Creek. The mill pond is visible in the right background. The cabin was used by the Knight and Beck families at various points in time. [information from Buster Beck]
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Walter Hyde cabin at Gold Park, which is up Homestake Creek, south of Gilman. Walter was born on September 4, 1872, in Fairplay, Colo. In the early 1880s, the Hyde family settled at the mouth of Lake Creek. Water was a prospector and was a miner in Utah for many years. In the 1930s, he lived in Gold Park, mining in that region. When his health deteriorated, he spent most of his time in Red Cliff. He died in Denver in 1942. His sisters were Laura...
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Harold Stoner in Treasure Vault Valley, Holy Cross Mining District, late 1930s. Lots of individual prospectors continued to look for various minerals long after the hey-day of the Colorado mining rush. Verso: "Harold Stoner & pack burros in Treasure Vault Valley BJS"