Crystal Lake


Address1 mi. W. of Pine
QuadPine, 1965 (1985)
SectionS28, T7S, R71W
Elevation6850
SourceInterviews, Area Residents, 1992; Denver and Intermountain Railroad Time Table, June 5, 1922.
OtherCrystal Lake Post Office; Crystal Lake Railroad Stop
Initialdate1992-04-21 00:00:00-06
PersonDWL
Latestdate1995-01-20 00:00:00-07
Person2DWL
HistoryIce was harvested from the lake around 1900 and transported to Denver via the Denver & Southern Railroad's narrow-gauge train until 1937 when the line was discontinued. 200 pound blocks were loaded into cleaned-out cattle cars. It is a private fishing lake at the present time. Was probably named for the crystal-clear ice.
Active1
LifecyclestatusActive