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Animas Forks, Late 1870s

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Established in 1875 at an elevation of about 11,200 feet, Animas Forks flourished in the late 1870s and early 1880s on the strength of speculative mining investments. It has been a ghost town since the 1920s.

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San Juan County
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Date: 
1875–80

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