The Wood Shaft House @ Becker Bates Mine
The shaft house is over the Becker Bates Mine in Central City Colorado. It is on the Bates lode which is the second gold lode discovery in Colorado before it was a state or even a territory May 19, 1859. Theodore Becker came here in 1860. The mine was owned by the Beckers for three generations. These are exclusive pictures as it is not open to the public. Iam the owner.
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