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Description

Rare separately published map of the Cripple Creek Mining District,  published in Colorado Springs.

The map notes that it was compiled from U.S. Records by Edward I. Snell, (U.S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor), late Chief ofthe Mineral Division of the US. Survey General's Office of Colorado and Copyrighted by Snell in 1895.

The map also includes wagon roads, railroad lines (Midland Terminal and Cripple Creek Rail Road),

The map covers several towns, including:

  • Cripple Creek
  • Arequa
  • Lawrence
  • Victor
  • Hull City
  • Altman
  • Grassy Creek

The explanatory note provides:

The claims which are colored are the properties owned by the best known Mining Companies within the Cripple Creek District, and this Map embraces all the territory which is producing Gold-bearing ore in paying quantity to date.

The Red Star in every instance denotes a producing Mine.

The Red Stars on claims which are not colored, denote Mines which are not owned by Joint Stock Companies.

Rarity

The map is very rare. OCLC locates only the examples at Yale, Colorado School of Mines, Pike's Peak Library and Princeton.