Leadville Drainage Tunnel, Lake County, Colo.

by United States. Bureau of Mines.

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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 4493
ContributionsElgin, R., Volin, M., Townsend, J.
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Get this from a library. The Leadville drainage tunnel, Lake County, Colo. [Robert A Elgin; M E Volin; James W Townsend; United States. Bureau of Mines,] -- The Leadville mining district (fig. 1) covers approximately 8 square miles adjacent to Leadville, the county seat of Lake County, Colo.

It is famous for its large production of rich ores containing. Genre/Form: Online resources: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Elgin, Robert A. Leadville drainage tunnel, Lake County, Colo. (OCoLC) Leadville is the statutory city that is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Lake County, Colorado, United States.

The city population was 2, at the census and an estimated 2, in Leadville is situated at an elevation of 10, feet (3, m).County: Lake County Seat.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun pumping and transporting water from the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel in Lake County, Colo. Water is currently being pumped at a rate of. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Remediation Act of report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel effluent effects on the Arkansas River, Denver, Colo: Water Treatment Engineering and Research Group, Environmental Resources Team, Technical Service Center, U.S.

Bureau of Reclamation. MLA Citation. Abart, Ellen M. and Environmental Resources Team (U.S.). Water Treatment Engineering and Research Group. Bureau of Reclamation: Appraisal of ground water in the vicinity of the Leadville drainage tunnel, Lake County, Colorado / (Lakewood, Colo.: Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey: [for sale by Open-File Services Section], ), also by John T.

Turk, Omer James Taylor, and Geological Survey (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust). Leadville synonyms, Leadville pronunciation, Leadville translation, English dictionary definition of Leadville.

a town in central Colorado: historic mining town. Railroads played a significant role in the overall development of Colorado.

The document was created as a result of a Colorado State Historical Fund grant awarded to Colorado State Parks for the purpose of preparing a historic context that would assist in evaluation and planning efforts related to railroad abandonments and potential rails-to-trails conversions.

Crowley County Combined Library. LOGIN. Leadville Drainage Tunnel Search for. GO Advanced Search. Login. Other Info. Home» Heavy metals pollution of the upper Arkansas River, Colorado, and its effects on the distribution of the aquatic macrofauna Book Show Edition.

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See more ideas about Cripple creek colorado and The vindicator pins. Lake County's lead and zinc production slipped steadily from toand mining around Leadville was all but dead during the early 's.

With gold prices stable by extraction increased considerably. Teller County also revived, and byproduction of Cripple Creek District's mines equalled $ million. Bed & Breakfast and Vacation Rentals Voted Best B&B in Lake County. Spruce St., Leadville, CO () CYCLING GUIDE Leadville (Lake County) Leadville National Fish Hatchery: CO Final: El Paso County: Fort Carson Sanitary Wastewater Treatment Facility: CO Final: Leadville (Lake County) Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel: CO Final: Southern Ute Indian Reservation (La.

The outflow of the Bousted Tunnel just above Turquoise Reservoir near Leadville. The tunnel moves water from tributaries of the Roaring Fork and Fryingpan rivers under the Continental Divide for use by Front Range cities, and Pitkin County officials have concerns.

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Road Usage Charge. Bridge Enterprise. Studies & Assessments. Colorado Remote Tower. Garfield County is leasing acre-feet of water it owns in Ruedi Reservoir to help bolster flows in the Colorado River for endangered fish. A section of fish habitat known as the mile reach often has low flows in late summer because of two large upstream irrigation diversions.

The Midland used Hagerman Pass, west of Leadville, where the 2,foot Hagerman Tunnel was bored. The Rio Grande proceeded over Tennessee Pass, down the Eagle River Valley to Glenwood Springs, and then up the Roaring Fork into Aspen, reaching that boom town on November 1,beating Midland by a year.

Her drawings and photographs of the flume are in Appendix E. The descriptions of the mill tipple and the flume below are taken from her report, Archeological Report on Monitonng of Remediation at the Penrose Dump and Drainage Tunnel, and Hamm's Tailings, Operable Unit 6, California Gulch Superfund Site, Lake County, Colorado.

Located about two miles west of Nederland in western Boulder County, the Cardinal Mill processed gold, silver, and tungsten ore from its parent mine, the Boulder County Tunnel, as well as other local mines between and The Cardinal Mill was an essential part of the area’s tungsten boom.

As previously described, this drainage from the tunnel has been identified as a source of manganese and zinc contamination to Lake Fork Creek (Walton-Day et al., ) and the bulkhead was constructed to limit this drainage and improve water quality in Lake Fork Creek.

After the bypass valve on the bulkhead was sealed on Septemthe Cited by: 5. Elmer George ROCHFORD was born in Leadville, Colo., May 12being 39 years, 13 days old at the time of his death. His early life was spent in Leadville and Kokomo, later coming to Eagle Valley with his father, the late J.

ROCHFORD, whose passing occurred eleven years ago. Textual Records (in Denver): Records of the Intermountain Field Operations Center, Denver, consisting of records relating to the extension of the Leadville, CO, drainage tunnel, ; project files on mining research in western Colorado and eastern Utah, ; closed project case files, ; and a microfilm copy of mine maps, access.

Leadville Police Chief Michael Leake arreted, charged with felonies. Blank’s Cabin to Monarch Pass Loop: The road to Blank’s Cabin meanders up a huge alluvial fan to a beautiful meadow at Blank’s Cabin near the foot of Mount Shavano (14, ft.) – no ride has better views of this peak.

From the meadow, the Colorado Trail travels seven miles south along prime, mostly nontechnical, singletrack through forests of aspen. Accidents in Mines Great Britain Albro Mine Colo 68 Removal Program Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel 55 3.

Brownfields Program Argo Mine 57 City of Aurora 59 City and County of Denver 61 Colorado Coalition 63 Creede 65 Fort Collins 67 Jamestown 69 Section Page Kit Carson 71 Lakewood 73 Pueblo Two of Colorado’s most important mining areas are in Lake County, Climax and Leadville.

Only Leadville is important in gold production and accounts for most of its nearly 3, ounces. Since almost all of Leadville’s production was a by product of silver, weekend prospectors have overlooked both Climax and Leadville in favor of the. San Juan County Book Co.

Arts & Photography, Local History. Determination Tables for Ore Microscopy Study of the Silver Potential, Creede District, Mineral County, Colo. Meeves, Henry C., and Richard P.

Darnell. US Bureau of Mines Abstract of Report on Geology and Mining Industry of Leadville, Lake County, Colorado: S.F. Emmons. the Mosquito Range surrounding the city of Leadville in Lake County, Colo. The area is bounded by latitude 39°11' and 39°17' north, and longitude °10'30" and °1S'30" west.

is the new Government-financed drainage tunnel. The portal is located on the East Fork of the Arkansas E-iver about 11/2 miles north of Leadville, at an Cited by:. with the Colorado and Utah Railway Company. The Mine ˚e syndicate’s mine, one of the more pro˜t-able placer mines in Colorado, was near Granite.3 It lay mostly in Cha˙ee County, but also some-what in Lake County, to the west of the Arkansas River.

Leadville, in Lake County, lies to the north, and Buena Vista, in Cha˙ee County, to the south.The tunnel intersects nearly all the major gold mines between Idaho Springs and Central City, and is the longest such drainage tunnel in the Central City-Idaho Springs mining district.

The front feet of the ARGO TUNNEL is open to the public for the first time in .The mill of the Columbus mine (left), started in early 's and last worked in ; and 1/2 mile up California Gulch past Animas Forks stands the large Frisco Mill (right) which served the Bagley Tunnel, started inbehind the upper level of the mill.

The wood for the Frisco mill was cut, fitted and coded for assembly at the San Juan Lumber Yard and then brought up to Animas Forks on.