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Empire Chief Mine and Mill

Added by yongli on 05/17/2017 - 15:18, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:43
The Empire Chief Mine and Mill site is an abandoned nineteenth-century metal mining complex in Hinsdale County , located several miles west of Lake City on the southern slope of Sheep Mountain (83 Sunny Ave, Empire, CO 80438). The mine was established in 1885 after the discovery of the Bonanza Lode...

Hinsdale County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 13:05, last changed on 07/01/2019 - 01:07

Hinsdale County

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Established in 1874, Hinsdale County is a mountainous, sparsely populated county of 1,123 square miles in southwest Colorado. The county was named for George A. Hinsdale , a prominent politician and newspaperman in nineteenth-century Colorado. The county currently has a population of 786. Lake City...
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