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.

Copper Creek Mining Company


AddressEight miles northwest of Morrison
QuadMorrison, 1965 (1994)
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SourceDaily Report of the Inspector, Colorado Bureau of Mines, 1918, Office of Active and Inactive Mines, Colorado Department Natural Resources
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Initialdate1998-07-17 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate2012-11-28 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThe property is developed by shaft 354 feet deep. No. one level is 65 feet below the surface. They are starting to run a drift east at this level, which is all the work being done on the mine in 1918; The shaft is filled with water up to this level. Two men employed.
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