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.

Denver Leadville Stage Line


AddressOn Hwy. 285 at Shaffer's Crossing
QuadPine, 1965 (1985)
SectionS32, T6S, R71W
Elevation7938
SourceHansen, "Colorado - A Guide To The Highest State," p. 381.
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Initialdate1993-02-18 00:00:00-07
PersonDWL
Latestdate1995-01-20 00:00:00-07
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HistoryThe stage forded Elk Creek at this location in the 1870s and 1880s and was named for the route the line travelled.
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