Jan 01 2011 0183 32 Argo Gold Mine and Mill - Idaho Springs CO in Official Local Tourism Attractions Posted by Outspoken1 N 39 176 44547 W 105 176 30341 13S E 456673 N 4399294 Quick Description Excellent tour of the Argo Mill that during its heyday processed more than 100 million of gold ore...
Nov 14 2019 0183 32 A hydraulic disaster in January 1943 closed the Argo Mill and its 42-mile tunnel which stretched nearly to Central City draining 250 miles of gold mine shafts in the renowned richest square mile on Earth The mill and tunnel were dormant for nearly 30 years before a group of local investors renovated the Argo as a tourist attraction...
Highsmith C M photographer 2014 The Argo Gold Mine and Mill a former mining and milling property consisting of a gold mine and gold mill in Idaho Springs Colorado built at the entrance of the Argo Tunnel Colorado Idaho Springs Idaho Springs United States 2014 -11-09...
Jun 08 2021 0183 32 This was the best tour for mine/mill in Idaho springs Erin explained all the history and story about Argo mill She was very sweet and humorous My...
The Argo Gold Mine and Mill in Idaho Springs is an important part of Colorado history It was built during the Gold Rush which drew immigrants from all over to Colorado and led to the development of Idaho Springs The Argo Gold Mine and Mill provided thousands of miners employment for over fifty years processed over 100 million of gold ore...
Contact Info 2350 Riverside Drive Idaho Springs CO 80452 13035672421 Website For a first-class collection of culture be sure to check out the work on display at Colorado s Idaho Springs Argo Gold Mine Mill Museum This museum is a place you ll love to visit so don t wait around give them a call today About this Business...
The Argo Gold Mine and Mill is a former gold mining and milling property in Idaho Springs Colorado featuring an intact gold mill built at the entrance of the Argo TunnelThe tunnel was built between 1893 and 1910 to drain the gold mines in ia Canyon Gilpin Gulch Russell Gulch Quartz Hill Nevadaville and Central City and allow easier ore removal...
It was fun panning for gold included in entry price We bought the gem stone bag in which we found almost every stone on the identifier guide There was a half hour slide presentation and talk by the gold mine guide We went on a walking tour of a mine and the entrance to the Argo tunnel and the processing mill...
Aug 07 2015 0183 32 In 1893 construction of the Argo tunnel began It took 17 years to complete the route to Central City 45 miles away The tunnel provided water drainage ventilation and economical transport of the gold bearing ore from the min The Argo Mill was built to process the ore The gold fetched prices from 18 to 35 an ounceThe Mill stands today as a memorial to the hard rock miners from the...
It began operation in 1893 and the Argo Tunnel was built between 1893 and 1910 Before the Argo Gold Mine Mill closed in 1943 nearly 1 Trillion worth of gold in today s dollars was processed from the Argo Mill It was the largest gold operation in the world when it was in operation Argo Mill Tunnel Tours John Dabbs/Photographer...
Mar 04 2016 0183 32 The Argo Gold Mine and Mill dates back to 1893 and is on the National Register of Historic Plac The multistory red building familiar to drivers on Interstate 70 shelters former mining...
After you reach the bottom you will enjoy looking through the fantastic array of mining artifacts and equipment at the base of the ARGO Mill in our museum room It is chock full of antique photos that are great visual representations of what took place here at the ARGO and in the Idaho Springs area during the Rocky Mountain Gold Rush Era...
Aug 06 2021 0183 32 The Argo Mill and Tunnel is a preserved historic gold mining operation in Idaho Springs Colorado Our tours explore gold mining history and engineering 21 Future site of the Mighty Argo Cable Car a gondola connection to ia Canyon Mountain Park Come visit one of the regions most amazing historic mining sites the Mighty ARGO Mill...
The Argo is a central character in the story of the Colorado gold-rush and remains one of the largest most well-preserved historic gold mills in the world Tripadvisor® recommends the Argo Mill and Tunnel Tour as the 1 thing to do in Idaho Springs for its history authenticity and hands-on experience...
Tour the historic ARGO Mill and experience the gold rush Your tour of the ARGO property includes a short ARGO history movie and narrative on area gems and minerals Get a demonstration of mining equipment then enjoy transportation to the top of our property to view the ARGO Tunnel portal/mine and the ARGO gold processing mill Your tour guide will provide a narrative during the multi-story...
Mar 18 2019 0183 32 A mine was known as the Mann-Arrington Gold Mine and later Arrington Gold Mine and still another called Edmonds Gold Mine There is some thought that the community took its name from the mine ARringtonGOld The Argo was said to have...
The Argo Gold Mine and Mill Top left was created at the entrance to the Argo Tunnel between 1893 and 1910 It processed around 100 million of gold ore at that time s price of 1800 to 3500 an ounce The mine created thousands of mining jobs for 50 years and became the largest mining...
The Argo Gold Mine and Mill a former mining and milling property consisting of a gold mine and gold mill in Idaho Springs Colorado built at the entrance of the Argo Tunnel Contributor Names Highsmith Carol M 1946- photographer...
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Jun 23 2019 0183 32 Argo Mine Tour - Review of Argo Mill and Tunnel Idaho Springs CO - Tripadvisor Argo Mill and Tunnel 1 051 Reviews 1 of 17 things to do in Idaho Springs Museums Sights Landmarks Mines Specialty Museums More 2350 Riverside Drive...
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Argo Gold Mine Note This is not a How To but a display of a completed Scratchbuilt Project showing what can be done with some materials and time It does not have to have been judged for AP Points Click on the small images for the full size view ARGO GOLD MILL September 3 2004 I first saw the Argo Gold Mill in Idaho Springs Colorado in January 1980 on my way to...
The Argo Gold Mine dates back to the Rocky Mountain Gold Rush era and was once one of the largest gold mills in the world On this tour learn all about the Gold Rush as you explore the former mine watch a gold mining demonstration and visit the Gold Mine museum...
Apr 02 2013 0183 32 A Drive through Colorado - Scenics and Mountain Recreation Center by Spring Summer Winter From the Gold Mines to Mountain Hills to World Record Tunn...
The Argo Mill and Tunnel is a wonder of ingenuity technology and entrepreneurial spirit Begun in 1893 the 42-mile-long Argo Tunnel cuts an ingenious path through the hills draining and servicing hundreds of miles of workings thereby prolonging the productivity of the famous gold...
56 reviews of Argo Mill Tunnel Located in the historic Clear Creek Canyon of Colorado the Argo Gold Mill was built between 1893 and 1910 in order to mine the canyons in the area for their rich or The tour is 15 and you start with a description of the types of ores and minerals found in the mountains of Colorado and a brief video about the Argo Mine history...
1 photograph digital tiff file color Photo Print Drawing The Argo Gold Mine and Mill a former mining and milling property consisting of a gold mine and gold mill in Idaho Springs Colorado built at the entrance of the Argo Tunnel...
Sep 08 2019 0183 32 We toured the Argo Tunnel and Mine Great place to see and learn about the history of mining in the Colorado Rocky Mountains This mill is pretty nicely pr...
Argo Gold Mine Mill and Museum Description Construction on the Argo Tunnel was started in 1893 and completed in 1910 Tours of the Argo Gold Mine Mill and Museum begin at the hand-dug Double Eagle Mine and end at the Clear Creek Mining Museum in Idaho Springs From the Double eagle gold mine the tour is self-guided Google Maps Bing Maps...
Jun 16 2017 0183 32 The Argo Gold Mine Mill is one of the most fascinating pieces of tour-able mining history in the United Stat Not only does it conduct tours of a retired gold mine but it includes one of the most advanced turn of the century Mills and a tunnel that encompasses remarkable strides forward in drilling technology...
The Argo Gold Mine and Mill a great place for a family visit This site was formerly a gold mine and mill It is now open for tourists during the season and offers a glimpse of this heritage Explore the property through the Double Eagle mine tunnel and mill and pan for gold later This place is featured on the National Register of Historic Plac...
The mill was built at the entrance of the Argo Tunnel which built between 1893 and 1910 to provide water drainage ventilation and transportation of the gold-bearing ore from the many mines it intersected...
Visit one of the region s most amazing historic mining heritage sites the Mighty Argo Mill and Tunnel Our walking tour includes a visit to our history room to view a video introducing the historic impact of the Argo a journey through our historic 5 story gold ore mill a look inside the first 200 feet of the 45-mile tunnel an exploration...
Photos 38 Argo Gold Mine Mill 54/ 10 20 ratings Given the COVID-19 pandemic call ahead to verify hours and remember to practice social distancing...