Camp George West – Filling Station, Building #51

Address15000 S. Golden Rd., Golden 80401
QuadMorrison, 1965 (1980)
SectionS1, T4S, R70W
SourceHistoric Building Inventory Record #5JF145.30, Colorado Historical Society.
Initialdate1998-09-17 00:00:00-06
Latestdate2012-11-28 00:00:00-07
HistoryThis one-story building of 252 square feet was built in 1922. Built in the bungalow style, it has a front gabled roof with overhanging eaves and exposed rafters. Front gable extends over an open concrete apron and has exposed post truss system supported by battered stone piers. Similar exposed truss on northern elevation. Walls of the building are composed of coursed, un-split fieldstone. The two entrances on the facade have lintels of stones placed vertically and are flanked by windows. The building is significant as a well preserved representative of an early filling station.