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Shenandoah-Dives Mill

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    Constructed in 1929, the Shenandoah-Dives Mill near Silverton was in operation most years until 1991, making it the longest-running mill in the San Juan Mountains.
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Mayflower Mill,” San Juan County Historical Society.

Additional Information: 

Christopher M. Maschino, “Over the Range: A Historical Geography of a Western Mountain Mining Landscape, San Juan County, Colorado” (master’s thesis, Prescott College, AZ, 2013).

Duane A. Smith, A Brief History of Silverton, 2nd ed. (Montrose, CO: Western Reflections, 2004).

Duane A. Smith, The Trail of Gold and Silver: Mining in Colorado, 1859–2009 (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2009).