Welch Coal Mine

Address12 miles north of Golden on Coal Creek, 1,400 feet from Colorado Central Railroad
QuadRalston Buttes, 1965 (1994)
SourceWPA History of Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado." WPA Project #3542, DAR Pioneer Museum, June 14m 1877, p. 457; Dec. 31, 1881, p. 467
Initialdate1998-11-14 00:00:00-07
HistoryCoal mine owned by C.C. Welch had a 216-foot shaft in 1878. 1881 daily production averaged 370 tons.