Mitchell’s Shingle Mill

Addresssouth west of Buffalo Creek in Pike National Forest
QuadGreen Mountain, 1954
SectionS12, T8S, R71W
SourceColorado Cultural Resources Survey # 5JF500, 1989, CHS
Initialdate1998-12-20 00:00:00-07
Latestdate2012-12-03 00:00:00-07
HistoryThis site is an historic sawmill site that operated ca. 1865-1920. Some of is associated features include remnants of a log loading dock constructed with raw, saddle-notched logs situated in meadow a few meters above Shinglemill Creek and adjacent to Old Wagon Road. Also, there are remnants of an old wagon, manifest as milled wood side boards, machined bolts and metal brackets and straps, located 70 meters north of the loading dock. A milled wood shed is located 30 meters northwest of the wagon.