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.
|Address||On Hwy. 285 at Shaffer's Crossing|
|Quad||Pine, 1965 (1985)|
|Section||S32, T6S, R71W|
|Source||Hansen, "Colorado - A Guide To The Highest State," p. 381.|
|History||The stage forded Elk Creek at this location in the 1870s and 1880s and was named for the route the line travelled.|