The Wood Shaft House @ The Becker Bates Mine Central City Colorado
The first gold lode was discovered here in Central City Colorado just 700 feet away. The Bates lode is the second in the district just 13 days later. Theodore Becker came here in 1860 and bought up claims on the Bates. Three generations of Becker. There were 4 million plus ounces of gold discovered here. Rich in Colorado mining history art and casinos now. Please check out my other images.
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