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dc.date1940?-1949?
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:57:42Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-03T09:26:44Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:57:42Z
dc.date.available2022-02-03T09:26:44Z
dc.identifierlibimagesSC791
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11124/9976
dc.descriptionAtlantic-Pacific Tunnel. The dream still lives tho the dreamer dies.
dc.descriptionDate scanned: 2000-10-19.
dc.descriptionIdentifier: SC791.
dc.descriptionUnmounted; text on front.
dc.descriptionHeld in the Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines.
dc.description.abstractPostcard showing the Atlantic-Pacific Tunnel entrance with a prospector and burro standing in front of the tunnel (prospector and burro image pasted into photo). The caption on photograph NMHFM-231 identifies this person as Frank Gimlet (aka Frank E. Gimlett), the hermit of Arbor Villa (i.e. Arbourville). Brick Pomeroy, a newspaper publisher and promoter, proposed constructing an 18,000 ft. long train tunnel through the Continental Divide in Colorado, with the east (Atlantic) portal of the tunnel in Clear Creek County and the west portal (Pacific) in Summit County. In 1880 Pomeroy organized the Atlantic-Pacific Tunnel Company and work began on the east end of the tunnel. Pomeroy also publicized the project as a mining venture, and the Company acquired three mill sites and four lode claims. Legal and financial problems forced the Atlantic-Pacific Tunnel Company into foreclosure in 1883. In 1884 a new company was organized under the name of the Atlantic-Pacific Railway Company.
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by the Colorado State Library, the regional library systems of Colorado, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
dc.publisherColorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
dc.rightsRights management statement available at: http://library.mines.edu/digital/rights.html
dc.subjectGimlett, Frank E., 1865-1952
dc.subjectAnimals, pack
dc.subjectPeople
dc.titleAtlantic-Pacific Tunnel
dc.typeStillImage
dc.contributor.institutionArthur Lakes Library
dc.contributor.institutionColorado Digitization Project
dc.contributor.institutionRussell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive


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