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dc.date1950?-1951?
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:55:01Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-03T09:22:16Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:55:01Z
dc.date.available2022-02-03T09:22:16Z
dc.identifierlibimagesNMHFM271
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11124/8695
dc.descriptionRoad between Horsehoe and Leavick - Horseshoe Mtn.
dc.descriptionDate scanned: 2001-04-03.
dc.descriptionIdentifier: NMHFM-271.
dc.descriptionUnmounted; text on verso.
dc.descriptionHeld in the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum.
dc.descriptionSponsored by the Colorado State Library, the regional library systems of Colorado, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
dc.descriptionDonor: Charles Burgess.
dc.description.abstractPhotograph showing the road between Horseshoe and Leavick with Horseshoe Mountain in the background. The towns of Horseshoe and Leavick were located along Fourmile Creek in Horseshoe Gulch. Horseshoe was founded when silver was discovered there in 1878 and it had a population of about 300 by 1881. During its peak, the town had two smelters and two saw mills in addition to other businesses. The Horseshoe area provided lumber for the Hilltop and Last Chance mines, which were located above timberline. Horseshoe went into decline in the late 1880s and was abandoned after the crash of the silver market in 1893. Leavick was founded around 1892 when a mill was built there to process the silver ore from the Hilltop and Last Chance mines, and officially named Leavick in 1896. The mines in the area were operated only sporadically after 1899 and closed by 1923, and the town of Leavick was abandoned.
dc.publisherColorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
dc.rightsRights management statement available at: http://library.mines.edu/digital/rights.html
dc.subjectScenes, road and highway
dc.titleRoad between Horseshoe and Leavick
dc.typeStillImage
dc.contributor.institutionColorado Digitization Project
dc.contributor.institutionNational Mining Hall of Fame and Museum


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