Becker Bates Mine Central City Colorado
Some of my finds in the shaft house at Becker Bates Mine. Gold was discovered here in 1859. This mine sits on the second lode discovery in Colorado. Theodore Becker came here in 1860 and bought up claims on the Bstes lode. He told his family never to sell the claims. It lasted 3 generations from 1860 to around the 1940's. I bought it in 2017. Central City and Black Hawk Colorado is now a National Historic District and a casino town in the foothills about 40 miles from Denver. I compiling a collection of images around here.
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