This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Colorado Milling & Elevator Company/Mandatory Maintenance


Address11986 Wadsworth Blvd., Broomfield 80020
QuadLafayette, 1971
SectionS2, T2S, R69W
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SourceHistoric Building Inventory Record #5JF969, 1994, Colorado Historical Society.
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Initialdate1998-11-20 00:00:00-07
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HistoryBuilt in 1917, this grain elevator was central to Broomfield. Adolph Zang, Sr., owned 4000 acres in the vicinity and sold wheat to the elevator. Fred Harrison ran the elevator from 1917 to 1941. His son told of living in a tent for a year after they came until a house was built for them.
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