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Elk Creek Railroad Station


AddressAt the confluence of Clear Creek and Elk Creek.
QuadRalston Buttes, 1965 (1971)
SectionS33, T3S, R71W
Elevation7200
SourceDenver Mountain Parks, 1924 (1936); James Grafton Rodgers, Place Names of Colorado, 1955.
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SeealsoElk Creek Settlement
Initialdate1995-11-12 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate1996-09-10 00:00:00-06
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HistoryFormer railroad station at Clear Creek and Elk Creek. Siding on railroad at 1.9 miles above Beaver Brook. 0.9 miles west of Beaver Brook, Crofett Guide, 1881, p. 40. West of Guy Gulch R.B. 1948, S33, T3S, R71W on railroad mouth of Elk Creek on Colorado Central Railroad 1885 map. West of Beaver Brook, east of Roscoe.
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