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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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View of the mineral mill at Holy Cross City.
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Scenic view near Holy Cross City, Colorado, approximately twelve miles from Red Cliff. Holy Cross City and Gold Park were the major mining camps in the Holy Cross Mining District. There were two mills in the area to service the mines.
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Gold Park and Holy Cross City were the major mining camps in the Holy Cross Mining District. Man with shovel at center foreground. "Apparently, there were two mills at Holy Cross City. The first, located just below the town, on the west side of the road, was called simply the Holy Cross Mill. It was owned by the Gold Park Mining and Milling Co. which also maintained a similar installation down below. ... Both mills were connected by a direct 2...
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1880: Holy Cross City. Buildings in background are ore processing mill. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Standing at the Treasure Vault Mill, looking downstream at Cross Creek. Front: "Cross Creek from Treasure Vault;" verso: "Treasure Vault Mill looking down stream"
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Gold Park and Holy Cross City were the major mining camps in the Holy Cross Mining District. "Apparently, there were two mills at Holy Cross City. The first, located just below the town, on the west side of the road, was called simply the Holy Cross Mill. It was owned by the Gold Park Mining and Milling Co. which also maintained a similar installation down below. ... Both mills were connected by a direct 2 1/2 mile long flume that bypassed the...
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Abandoned cabins of Holy Cross City in the foreground, mountains in background. [photo damaged with ink]
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The Azoulay-Knight and Weddell families posing for phototgrapher MacDonald Knight during a trip to Holy Cross City. Caption: "On the road to Holy Cross City, Mt. Whitney in background" From left: Lionel and Louise Azoulay with son Joel; Micheline Knight, Marcelle Azoulay (Memere), Tom Knight holding Patricia Knight, and the Weddells.
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Verso: "Burro and friends at Holy Cross City '30's"
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The mill building at Holy Cross City. Gold Park and Holy Cross City were the major mining camps in the Holy Cross Mining District. "Apparently, there were two mills at Holy Cross City. The first, located just below the town, on the west side of the road, was called simply the Holy Cross Mill. It was owned by the Gold Park Mining and Milling Co. which also maintained a similar installation down below. ... Both mills were connected by a direct 2...
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Tom Doran (on left) of Eagle, Colorado, and Chuck Shaw of Minturn, Colorado, with pack horses at Holy Cross City. Six buildings and the remains of other structures are visible in the background. "By 1881, Holy Cross City was, itself, a reality. In a meadow, 11,407 feet above sea level, were "'two rows of houses facing each other with other buildings wherever a level spot could be found.' ...Between 1881 and 1883, Holy Cross City could boast...
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"Holy Cross City August 1949"
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Pete Mann using burros to pack ore out of the Glengarry Mine [standardized spelling from GNIS]. The Glengarry Mine (Holy Cross Mining District) is .76 mile from Holy Cross City and at an elevation of 11,414 ft. The mining season was short at this elevation. Verso: "Pete Mann with Burro string packing ore from Glengary mine, Summer 1940, Missouri Pass Summit"
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Micheline and Don Knight with baby Patricia, taken during the trip to Holy Cross City. The Hound is in the foreground.
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From left, Ray tippett, Buster Beck, Bud Beck, and Don Knight, resting on the Holy Cross City Road. Wuinn Beck may be seated just above Buster in the photo [difficult to see].