What's New:
Last updated: 25 March, 2017 12:07

25.03.2017

I've put up an Album with 12 views linked to Midland Terminal named Cripple Creek via the Historic Ute Indian Trail Route, which is at least the fourth with that name on the cover.

16.03.2017

I've put up an Album with 10 postcards named Local Scenic Views Cripple Creek, Colorado, which came with a paper cover, connected with a plastic ring-binder or what it is called in English. This Album is different from the others (for now at least) as I use a different way to show the images in large size.

08.03.2017

* I've uploaded a tiny bit of info and a image of a mine named the Alpha and Omega, as I found the image in a postcard folder I been scanning.

* I've also added 2 more images from my own collection, under known images, of Victor, where the Gold Coin Mine is part of the scene, came from same postcard folder as mention above.

25.02.2017

* I've added 55 images, mostly from my own collection, under known images, for the Gold Coin Mine in Victor. Some of these is also linked to other mines, but I am not going to bother link them here as the photo itself is what is important and that you can see by the above link.

15.02.2017

* I've put up an Album with a 8 page program named Carlton Drainage Tunnel Dedication, for September 4, 1939; One to Four p.m.; Hosted by the Cripple Creek-Victor Kiwanis Club.

14.02.2017

I've put up a short ad like article taken from the July 1902 issue of the Official Guide to Cripple Creek District, named Grande Beyond Compare, talking about the trip with the Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad.

12.02.2017

* I've added from my own collection, under known images, an image titled "Moon-Anchor Mine, Sold in England for $900,000."

* I've put also up an Album with a 20 page magazine named Official Guide to Cripple Creek District, the July 1902 issue, by the Cripple Creek Chamber of Commerce; Vol. 1, No. 2.

09.02.2017

I've added from my own collection, under known images, an image titled "The Great Independence Mine Sold in England for $11,000,000."

04.02.2017

I've added from my own collection, under known images, a photo of the Londonderry Mine from August 20th, 1898. The rebuilt shaft house after the fire earlier in 1898.

14.01.2017

24.01.2017

* I've added from my own collection, under known images, a photo of the Portland Mine (Shaft 1 & Shaft 2) as I've just scanned this postcard.

* I've also added, under known images, more images where one can see part of, or whole of, of the Old Independence Mine.

* There's also been more views added to the base page about the Old Independence Mine.

22.01.2017

I've added from my own collection, under known images, a photo of the Mary McKinney Mine as I've now been able to find the photographer of this view.

21.01.2017

I've added from my own collection, a cropped view of the Strong Mine under the Base Info page, and the full view under known images, most likely taken in 1894 due to the railroad grading seen.

20.01.2017

I've added from my own collection, under known images, a photo of the Strong Mine after it was blown up in May 1894.

14.01.2017

* I've redone the Known Entity pages in terms of the Known Images detail page in order to help me better collect and show views known to me. At least now it will show known views also seen on the main/base Entity page (which it self got a small work over in terms of the image info presented).

25.12.2016

* I've uploaded a small article type of text in regards to the Henry Adney Mine on Beacon hill, talking about a new Surface Plant being installed.

* I've also put up an Album with a 68 page condensed Company Report from The Colorado Springs Mining Stock Exchange, dated January 1908.

15.10.2016

I've uploaded a small article type of text in regards to the Gold Coin Mine in Victor, Colorado. Taken from the Woods Investment Co., Market Report 1900-1901 I've shared as an album below, just added in a few extra views, one from my collection and a couple of views from an another pic album dealing with the Woods Investment Co.

13.10.2016

I've put up an Album with a 16 page Market Report from The Woods Investment Company, named The Cripple Creek Mining District, 1900-1901.

04.10.2016

I've updated the Album with the small Prospect for The Bull Hill Consolidated Mining Company, with a zoom-able map instead of the small version first included.

03.10.2016

I've put up an Album with a small Prospect for The Bull Hill Consolidated Mining Company, dated May 1900.

24.09.2016

I've put up a short article taken from a mining magazin's Editorial Leader, which talks about what to do with the Dumps, mentioned Cripple Creek inbetween. Text is from July 7, 1904 Edtion of the Mining Reporter, named Working Over Old Dumps.

23.09.2016

I've uploaded a small article type of text in regards to the Colorado Ore Reduction Company mill in Arequa, Colo. A talk about Modern Methods (1898 modern) of Ore Treatment at a Chlorination Mill.

I've also updated the main page with the two known to me images of this mill.

22.09.2016

* I've updated some info on the Tidbits part of Detailed Info for the Metallic Tunnel. Pieces of text I've found recently.

* I've also added two more Mills to the list over Mills I've seen mention over the years with links to the District. The Detroit and the Oneida Mills, as I found an entry mention they have been dismantled.

21.09.2016

I've updated some info on the Tidbits part of Detailed Info for the El Paso Drainage Tunnel. Pieces of text I've found over the years.

20.09.2016

I've updated links on my Mining section of this site to hold various ways to present My Entities overviews, meaning the known to me Claims, Mines, Mills, Samplers, Drainage/Transportation Tunnels, Power plants, etc. in or linked to the District. This is very much a working process, taking me years just to get this far. Lists are alphabetic, but numbers are based on a 1902 USGS map listing 337 mines, mills, etc., and I've just built from there. Same 337 have been shown here on this site for years, I've just added to them. animated wink/smile

04.09.2016

I've updated the Map on the Album with the 1904 Annual Report of the United Gold Mines Company to use Leaflet instead of the Microsoft Deep-Zoom technology, hopefully this makes the map more useful to other devices not using MS software.

03.09.2016

I've updated the Album with the 1904 Annual Report of the United Gold Mines Company to also include the Map in it! animated smile Not a perfect scanned map, it was very difficult to scan due to it being clued into the backside of the front paper, but at least here it is as a view to get a feel for it!

31.08.2016

I've finally put up an Album with the "elusive" 1904 Annual Report of the United Gold Mines Company in it! animated smile It took time to get it, but here it is for all to enjoy, not just a few lucky ones to actually buy a copy!

05.08.2016

I've put up an Album with another Prospect of The Clinton Consolidated Mining Company, most likely from 1903, including four images related to the Clinton Tunnel into Cow Mountain.

12.07.2016

I've put up an Album with an Annual Report from The Golden Cycle Corporation from December 31, 1939.

09.07.2016

I've put up an Album with a Prospect of The Clinton Consolidated Mining Company from 1903, including a letter sent to Investors hoping for some more money to drive the Clinton Tunnel into Cow Mountain.

07.07.2016

I've put up a Love Story I got years back not knowing what it was, adding in some views from my collection in some sort of artistic look. Story was published in February 1897 in The Peterson Magazine, and is named Nellie Gray.

27.06.2016

I've put up an article with description of the Short Line trip from a 1905 Travel Magazine, named By Rail to "Cloudland".

* I've also added a long article about the Cripple Creek strike(s).

23.06.2016

I've put om some more small texts from the recently aquired Colorado State Journal magazine, these are more "sell the area or a treatment/product type of text" though.

* A "sell place" text about Colorado Springs town/area.

* An ad type of article for the Crotte-Radde Tuberculosis Treatment.

* An ad type of article for Tuberculosis Treatment at the Ross Sanatorium.

* An ad type of article for the Knight-Campbell Music Company store in Colorado Springs.

19.06.2016

I've put om some small texts from a recently aquired Colorado State Journal magazine, pieces of text linked to the District and area.

* A short text about Manitou town.

* A short text about Cripple Creek town.

* A short text about Victor town.

* Combined the texts above with some Colorado Mining progress notes with some general info and then District Notes.

16.06.2016

Being it is my birthday today, here is a small nice Short Line Folding Book from around 1905 to enjoy, it is named O'er Canon and Crag to the Land of Gold | Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway Co. "The Short Line" | "The One-Day Trip that Bankrupts the English Language".

11.06.2016

I've continued uploading texts from my January 1904 Seeing Cripple Creek magazine.

* A "sell the District" type of text.

* A short text about the United States Reduction & Refining Company and its Mills.

* Also a short text about why Mining Investments is a good idea - very little Cripple Creek info there except a few images & a tiny text.

* Tiny info about Mrs. G.B. Ritter & the Eclipse Rental Agency at 313 East Bennett Avenue.

* Added some texts to the main Town pages of Cripple Creek & Victor.

10.06.2016

Uploaded texts from a January 1904 Seeing Cripple Creek magazine.

* An Editorial type of text of the District.

* A long article about recent Great Strikes in the District.

07.06.2016

I've added my second fully scanned Seeing Cripple Creek book as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library. The January 1904 issue to be exact.

31.05.2016

Uploaded some more small texts from an February 1913 Blue Book;

* Pieces of info of the Electric Circle Tour in the District.

30.05.2016

Uploaded some texts from an February 1913 Blue Book with pieces of info of Views along the Short Line/M.T. in the District.

29.05.2016

Uploaded some small texts from an April 1906 Blue Book;

* Various Facts about the District.

* Various Notes, mostly about Mining in the District.

* Page about C.C. Productions (1891-1905) & Dividends (1905), using numbers/statistics.

* Changed some text on my main Short Line page.

28.05.2016

Uploaded even more small texts from the July 1902 Blue Book.

* A piece about W.S. Stratton & Bits of Independence Mine Background stuff.

* A piece about the Colorado Mining Laws.

27.05.2016

Uploaded a follow up article from the July 1902 Blue Book, found Mining Articles under Mining on the main page. Talks about C.C. Mines & Stock sales, including a list of the 37 most valuable mines and stock sales number/statistics.

26.05.2016

Uploaded an article from the July 1902 Blue Book, found Mining Articles under Mining on the main page. Talks about C.C. Productions & Dividends, using lots of numbers/statistics.

25.05.2016

Uploaded a couple of small texts from the July 1902 Blue Book, found at the main page.

* Short piece about Sport and Recreation Along The Short Line.

* Short piece about the South Cheyenne Canon.

23.05.2016

Uploaded two texts from the July 1902 Blue Book, found under Short Line Railroad info at main page. One piece about Wildflower Trip and the other a longer article about the trip to Cripple Creek.

22.05.2016

I've finally have finished scanning and uploading a third fully scanned Short Line Blue Book as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library. The July 1902 issue to be exact, a fully 100 pages when counting the covers. smile

18.05.2016

Yet another early Cripple Creek District Souvenir Album is scanned and shared here for all to enjoy. animated smile It is was published around 1902-1909 - if you happen to know it better, please get in touch. Called Souvenir Letter Cripple Creek, Colorado, it holds 8 images.

17.05.2016

Today is our Constitution Day here in Norway, and all I did was I managed to scan a small folder, yet again a Short Line one. animated smile It is was published possible around 1917 - if you happen to know it better, please get in touch. Called Cripple Creek Short Line Trip "The Trip that Bankrupts the English Language", it holds a Timetable and a map.

16.05.2016

Nothing new per say, just found a better way to create the slideshow on my main page. smile

14.05.2016

Today is my Wedding Anniversity, 19 years married, and barely hanging in there, like the Short Line did after as many years... As I did find and finally scanned my ever first Short Line brochure, bought in November 2002, I decided to put it up here as well! It is was published in 1914, and called Cripple Creek Short Line - Through the Heart of the Rockies into the Land of Gold.

10.05.2016

Today I put up a small folding booklet related to the Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad. Called The Marvelous Scenery on the F. & C.C. RR.. It is quite an old rare one! I've even uploaded it as an article under the F. & C.C. History/info page.

07.05.2016

Been changing more pages over to the *.php format, so lots of links might end in a redirect page, sorry about that. Still trying to clean up my pages.

01.05.2016

Keeping building up a framework for small articles/stories/news I've seen, linking to town/communities in the District and along the railroads, to be found under Towns in main section of my site:

* I've put up some small news stuff in regards to people & stuff at/around town of Gillett, back to late January 1896.

* I've put up a story of A Killing at Altman, April 11, 1896.

* I've also put up some about the La Bella Power-plant in Goldfield, one from February 1898 and the other from July 1899.

* Also a small story about a wagon wreck in Anaconda, August 1899.

* And one of Boys wrecking M.T. train near Independence in 1900.

* A tiny bit info about Elkton Townsite, from a 1903 newspaper.

30.04.2016

I'm working on restructuring my page, changing over from *.htm or *.asp to use *.php, and changing the way I get info into my pages trying to tie it to my various home databases of info.

* Today I put up a small news article linked to the city of Victor, back to early January 1896. About an explosion in the street! Found under Victor Town on main section of site.

* I've also put up a small news article about the house of Frank Turner lost in a fire on the 5th of January 1896. Found under Cripple Creek Town on main section of site.

24.04.2016

Today I put up a folder related to the Cripple Creek District. Called Souvenir Folding Card of the Cripple Creek District. It is quite similar to another I have but different cover/front.

As always, they can be found as image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

16.04.2016

* Today I put up an folder related to the road up to Pikes Peak from the 1950's. Called Pikes Peak Auto Highway - Pike National Forest.

* I've also put out another folder mainly about Colorado Spring from about 1907. Called Colorado Springs - At the foot of Pike's Peak.

* A 3rd album about some nature sights in the Colorado Springs area - called South Cheyenne Canon and Seven Falls - The Sight to See is also uploaded.

* A 4th album, a special edition of a 1915 Short Line folder called The Cripple Creek Short Line Trip is the Most Wonderful Sight-Seeing Trip in America [California Expositions edition] is also uploaded.

* A 5th Album, a textual small book of 20 pages called Itineraries for One Day's Sightseeing at Colorado Springs and Manitou, is also uploaded.

As always, they can be found as image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

14.04.2016

Redone a little the layout of my List over Scanned Items in my collection, hopefully for the better. smile

10.04.2016

Got through a 3 day work changing all my 45 albums of my Scanned Items page from *.asp to *.php as I been able to find a solution to my old problem of getting navigation between them! I've even manage to get a Choice Box to help navigate only some category of them, very proud of that one! animated smile

25.08.2015

Finally I am done (I hope) cleaning up the mess I sort of left for my self by using an old ASP "Content Linking" Object and a big use of the & in file names, both stopped working when I was involuntary upgraded to a newer server at my Host and which broke my site into pieces! sad smile

Sadly it made lot of moving around on the various pages not so great as I lost lot of linking, but, it might be a good thing as I've been forced to check out the uses of a Database to run stuff... Not there yet, lot of reading and trying to understand the best approach and use, but, maybe one day I get it! animated smile

13.06.2015

Today I put up another folder related to the Corley Mountain Highway, main focus is a map of the road and others in the area. Called Detailed Perspective MAP of the Corley Mountain Highway Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek. As always, it can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

04.06.2015

I've added to my Library page yet another scanned item. As always, it can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library. This is a small booklet Published July 3, 1904 as a Business Directory over Members of the Cripple Creek District Citizen's Alliance as a help for people of the area to know where to go - or not go for those thinking the opposite. animated smile

19.01.2015

Done some restructuring on some of the pages dealing with models of mines, not much, nothing to brag about, as nothing to see for you as a visitor, I hope..

24.12.2014

I've put out a tiny bit of text and a few images from a short walking trip I did with my husband around the place we live here in Norway yesterday. To be found in the About Me part on this site, under Norway Pictures from Trips/tours part of that page.

05.12.2014

I've put out a tiny bit of text info I found from Feb. 1896, and written some words in regards to the station/town called Midland along the Midland Terminal Railroad. The text info is called Midland Excitement. To be found in the Towns part on the main page, under info about Midland itself.

22.06.2014

I've put out a small story I found in a small book called The School World Literature Series, No. 30 from March 1903, where the whole book of 32 pages had various stories and info in regards to Gold. The story is called A Cripple Creek Mine. It can be found under the 1903 part of History on the main page.

15.06.2014

* I found and scanned a folder it turned out I already had, but as this has no stamped text on the front I decided to add it to my site as one more Short Line folder. animated smile It is sort of a common Short Line folder with BW images, in a folder called The "Short Line" trip to Cripple Creek - Through the Heart of the Rockies into the Land of Gold.

* I've also put up another Postcard folder related to the Cripple Creek District, a more modern from around the 1960's. Called Souvenir Bonus Album of the Cripple Creek District.

As always, they can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

08.06.2014

Today I put up another folder related to the Cripple Creek District, a more modern from around 1950/60's. Called just Snap Shots with an inside title of Cripple Creek and Victor District Colorado. As always, it can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

05.06.2014

Today I put up another folder related to the Cog Road up to Pike's Peak. Called just Pike's Peak Folding Post Card. As always, it can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

24.04.2014

Today I put up another folder related to the Short Line. It was published to a Elks Annual Reunion in Denver in July 1906. The folder is called Round-Up of the Antlered Herd, Colorado, July 1906 - O'er Canon and Crag to the Land of Gold. As always, it can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

11.04.2014

Today I put up two images and some text from a small article not really talking about Cripple Creek as much as to be careful about buying Stocks in regards to Mining Adventures. animated smile The article is called Where Golden Bubbles Are Blown, transcribed from a magazine called The Illustrated American, in an issue from March 28, 1896. To be found under my History page.

10.04.2014

I finally got around to scan one more Short Line folder, and which I put on to my site. animated smile It is sort of a common Short Line folder with BW images, in a folder called The "Short Line" trip to Cripple Creek - Through the Heart of the Rockies into the Land of Gold. As always, it can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

23.02.2014

I finally have something new as in old to show on my site. animated smile It is a Florence " Cripple Creek folder I got hold on off eBay in 2013, with views along the route in Phantom Canon, in a booklet called Thru the Canyon of Phantoms. As always, it can be found as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

13.01.2014

I've changed the scrolling info on my front page with info given me from the Cripple Creek District Museum.

18.10.2013

I've added a Colorado Midland Picture book called Scenes on the Midland Railway - Taking in the Wild Flower Trip as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library.

10.07.2013

I added a second fully scanned Short Line Blue Book as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library. The April 1906 issue to be exact.

15.06.2013

Tomorrow is my birthday, and to celebrate I've added another Short Line O'er Canon and Crag to the Land of Gold book at my Scanned Items page under Library.

12.06.2013

I've added my first ever fully scanned Seeing Cripple Creek book as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library. The January 1905 issue to be exact.

06.06.2013

I added my first ever fully scanned Short Line Blue Book as a image only album at my Scanned Items page under Library. The February 1913 issue to be exact.

18.05.2013

I added another M.T. folder to my scanned list. Number 7 in my purchases, identical to no. 2 except for a stamped company name on one page.

16.04.2013

I got my new index page up and running, looking like my old except I updated the slideshow a little with navigation and a couple of views not shown there before from my old postcard album page not currently available on this site.

14.04.2013

* I got back up the old non updated Sanborn Index page, better suited for a much later overhaul down the line.

* I got the Archive over older Cripple Creek Museum District News online again, at least up till 2010...

12.04.2013

Most of the pages is not operating online, some changes has been done and I guess more will have to be done, but for now just a few more pages to generate and I can remove my old MS FrontPage site.

29.03.2013

Still working on adding back all my pages, been a slow work and had several months of it, but today I added in a New Page about a man named William Henry Pine thanks to a lady in England sending me his background.

I also added to the page about the Londonderry mine two more know images and a link to the W.H. Pine background, thanks Anne!

23.03.2012

Done with adding back my Towns basic info pages.

22.03.2012

Done with adding back my railroad basic info pages.

17.03.2012

Fixed up my dated railroad history page, moving from a table layout to a list layout.

15.03.2012

Added my old guestbook entry, into my framework setup. This for historic reasons and my own ego. graphic of a smile My new guestbook was in October 2011 linked to my blog, hopefully lessen the SPAM that was plague my old Frontpage setup.

5-14.03.2012

On my way with a rebuild of my site, moving away from the use of Microsoft Frontpage from my ancient Office 2000 software pack, using a modern tool like in my case Dreamweaver CS5.5.

Been a slow rebuild, learning new stuff and all that, but I hope by the end of it, I will have a better functional and easier to update site.

Below is my old news about this site, as I now rebuild it many of the links will stop function, so it is more a historic view then anything else. I will remove the links just to stop the confusion that might happen.


15.02.2012
Finally got around to post some News from the Cripple Creek Museum. Sorry about not keeping it up to date. 
Also some small changes around was done, nothing new really, just updated a few info about me.

30.10.2011
Changed my Guest Book from a MS Frontpage setup to a entry on my Blog site. Hopefully that will be a good changeover.

07.10.2011
Finally got around to post some News from the Cripple Creek Museum. Sorry about not keeping it up to date. 

03.07.2011
Posted News from the Cripple Creek Museum.

30.06.2011
Posted News from the Cripple Creek Museum.

19.06.2011
Got a some News put up from the Cripple Creek Museum, a new book is out, and I've lined up to get it.

11.06.2010
After months of neglect and life situation taking me away from my "duty" I have put in some of the older news I got from the Cripple Creek Museum and one from the Victor LT Museum in regards to a event happening today and me being stuck here in Norway wish I had a portal to take me over there at once!
Keeping this website up to date is becoming harder each day, sorry about that.

20.02.2001
* Nothing fancy at all, just added a page with a still image from a webcam installed on a annex I built some years back looking at some bird food and our car in the driveway... Page refreshes it self every 60 seconds.
* Also updated the "News" part of the front page with some more news from the Cripple creek Museum.

22.01.2011
* Cleaning my guestbook a little for spams, thinking hard on whether keep it or loose it or find a third party solutions to the problem with the spams.
* Also updated the "News" part of the front page to reflect this new year of 2011..

24.11.2010
Added page with an article called Locomotives for the Cripple Creek District, transcribed from a magazine called The Railway Age, in an issue from March 1, 1901.

23.11.2010
Added page with an article called The Cripple Creek District, transcribed from a magazine called Mining Magazine, in an issue from May 1905.

19.06.2010
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

09.06.2010
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

29.05.2010
Yet another article about the area, titled Cripple Creek Operations, transcribed from a magazine called Modern Machinery, in an issue from November 1900.

27.05.2010
Added another page with an article called Electric Power in Cripple Creek District, transcribed from a magazine called Modern Machinery, this was the foregoing issue to the one below, July 1900.

26.05.2010
Added page with an article about the Pike's Peak Power Company, also transcribed from a magazine called Modern Machinery, in an issue from June 1900. To be found under the Why (History) button on your left. 

24.05.2010
* Added a new part under my About(Home) heading called Area, dealing with articles talking about the area it self that I've used part of, or whole of to share what has been written of the area and which has been transcribed into text. Info there can so far only be found under the Why (History) button on your left.
* Also added page with an article called Electric Power in Cripple Creek District, transcribed from a magazine called Modern Machinery, in an issue from August 1900.

23.05.2010
Added a new page with a description of a trip on the Short Line found in a magazine called Railway and Locomotive Engineering, in an issue from July 1903.

28.04.2010
Added a new page under the empty page about Cripple Creek townsite. This new page is a article about the Butte Concert Hall soon to be opened, and is from a February 1896 newspaper.

27.04.2010
Added a new page under a empty new page about Cripple Creek townsite. This new page is a article about the soon to be built National Hotel and is from a February 1896 newspaper.

26.04.2010
Added a new page under the Mining part, used to add in smaller articles found from various sources in a broader perspective, for now only holding some 1896 info regarding tunnel mines in the District.

02.04.2010
Another updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a scanned article from Engineering and Mining Journal November 4, 1905, this is a 4 page article about the proposed new drainage tunnel - later known as the Roosevelt Drainage Tunnel, made as a pdf file.

20.03.2010
Added info - such as a list of known to me photo's, News and small articles about the Lee-Isabelle Mine.

16.03.2010
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

15.03.2010
* Made a proof of concept page under the Last Dollar Mine pages showing the known (to me right now) pictures showing this mine, taken from my own collection. To be found under the List of known pictures
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Made a proof of concept page under the Last Dollar Mine pages showing news/tidbits of info that I been collecting from various sources, taken from my own collection. To be found under the More detailed info page as News from the mine.

13.03.2010
Added a new page with an article about the Last Dollar Mine, to be found under the More detailed info page as Article - 1903 text.

12.03.2010
Added two more pages! One is a description of a trip on the Florence & Cripple Creek and the other is about the Midland Terminal.

11.03.2010
Added two new pages! They both relates to the Short Line with lot superlatives of words to describe the railroad! One is here, and the other is here - the last one called a woman's impression making it a little special.

05.10.2009
Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with another folder about the Midland Terminal called the Cripple Creek via the Historic Ute Indian Trail Route M.T. Ry.

11.09.2009
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

10.09.2009
* Included some very long overdue links to my old links page - related to the City of Gold, Victor, Colorado!
* Also updated my news with some from Victor and about a live auction to take place this weekend, the 12th of September (Saturday). To be found on the scrolling top part of the front/index page.

11.08.2009
Added a new page with some text commercial for the Golden Circle Railroad found in a booklet from 1902

08.08.2009
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

06.08.2009
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

18.07.2009
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

20.05.2009
More news from the District Museum, about a Museum event already now on Friday, May 22. As always, to be found as a small scroller on my front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

26.04.2009
Added a new Newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! I've posted it in the scrolling top part of the front/index page (and of course, it can also be found here).

11.04.2009
Restructured the dated rail info page by adding a note icon instead of having the extra info as small text. Hopefully it works OK by having the info appear either at the bottom right or the upper right.

09.04.2009
A little restructure of the newsflash item on my front page, using a scrolling script to show the whole text.
Updated the news with a "please help" news note I got from the District regarding the Old Homestead House Museum.

27.03.2009
Finally an update to my Library/Scanned Items page again with another old booklet about the Short Line Trip.

01.03.2009
Another newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! As usually, posted a piece on my front page (rest is here).

11.01.2009
Been adding some info related to one of the first mines in the District, but which never turned out great - the Blue Bell in Squaw Gulch. Thanks to my friend, George, for the inspiration to dig a little!

27.12.2008
Another newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! As usually, posted a piece on my front page (rest is here).

14.12.2008
Yet another update to my Library/Scanned Items page with a scanned article from Mines and Minerals April 1909. This nearly 5 page article updates you about the Roosevelt Drainage Tunnel, made as a pdf file.

13.12.2008
Yet another update to my Library/Scanned Items page with a scanned article from Engineering & Mining Journal October 3rd, 1903. This one deals with new rock-handling at the Portland Mine, made as a pdf file.

12.12.2008
I've added two more articles scanned from Mines and Minerals to my Library/Scanned Items page, 1 being from April & May 1908 dealing with the Cyaniding of Cripple Creek ores, the other from May 1908 talking about how Cripple Creek is rejuvenated.

05.12.2008
Another updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a scanned article from Mines and Minerals July 1907, this is a 1,5 page article about the start of the Roosevelt Drainage Tunnel, made as a pdf file.

03.12.2008
Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a scanned article from Mines and Minerals August 1898, this is a 2 page article mention new stuff happening around the Cripple Creek District, made as a pdf file.

02.12.2008
* Another newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! As usually, posted a piece on my front page (rest is here).
* Also added a tiny bit of info to my mine/mill info pages -> Lee/Isabella Mine

14.09.2008
Added some more info to my mine/mill info pages, this time a little about the Monument Mine.

09.09.2008
Added some info to my mine/mill info pages, a little about the Dead Pine mine, and some to the Carbonate Queen mine pages. This is a slow work in progress, most of those pages have no info in it whatsoever.

10.08.2008
Another newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! As usually, posted a piece on my front page (rest is here).

26.07.2008
Made my self a couple of new pages:
* A very simple page as a start for some links to articles from old newspapers regarding railroad lines in the District.
* A page dealing with some info about a F&CC stunt in 1898.
* A page dealing with the hopes and ideas behind the Electric Railroad system the District was to have.

21.07.2008
Yet another update to the Rail Dates page of mine, taking it up to 1948 and the abandonment of the MT and thus the goodbye to the last railroad into the District for good. As before, it became more and more depressing to type in due to the track of the railroads going away into history for good...

18.07.2008
Keep on updated an old page of mine, Rail Dates with more info taking it up to 1923. It is becoming more and more depressing due to the track of the railroads going away into history for good...

16.07.2008
* Posted another newsflash from the Cripple creek Museum! As usually, posted a piece on my front page (rest is here).
* Updated a old page of mine, Rail Dates with more info taking it up to 1912.

12.06.2008
Another newsflash from the Cripple Creek Museum! As usually, posted a piece on my front page (rest is here). Oh I so wish I could be there!

05.06.2008
Posted on my front page a piece of a newsflash (rest is here) I got from the Cripple Creek Museum this morning. Oh I so wish I could be there!

10.05.2008
Posted on my front page a piece of a newsflash (rest is here) I got from the Cripple Creek Museum this evening.

09.03.2008
Posted on my front page a piece of a newsflash (rest is here) I got from the Cripple Creek Museum this evening.

19.02.2008
Added a 1899 list of producing mines from that year.

05.01.2008
Restructured some of my pages.

01.09.2007
Posted on my front page a newsflash I got from the Cripple Creek Museum this morning.

14.08.2007
Updated some pages related to the 1902 mining map I have - mostly a part about the Bolivia Mine, with a link to my model page of the same mine.

29.06.2007
Posted on my front page a newsflash I got from the Cripple Creek Museum this morning.

11.05.2007
Posted on my front page a newsflash I got from the Cripple Creek Museum - sorry for the delay in posting.

01.01.2007
* Updated my page about the Gold Fields of Cripple Creek booklet to show the whole booklet.
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with another old folder about the Cripple Creek District.
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with another folder about the Cripple Creek District.

30.12.2006
Restructured some of my pages.

29.12.2006
* Remade my front page to a much simpler page.
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a Postcards album
* Re-written some of "My Reason" page, added in the text from my old front page as extra background info.

28.12.2006
* Renamed my Where page to Towns as that is more what that page holds of text. :-)
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a postcard folder related to the Corley Mountain Highway. (today's Gold Camp Road - and former grade of the Short Line)

27.12.2006
Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a new Midland Terminal folder from my collection, similar to another I have - called "A Chain of Gold Cities in the Cripple Creek District" (dated about 1905)

25.11.2006
Hardly any news, some tidbits of news for The Bolivia mine.

07.10.2006
Not much, I've added tidbits of news about two mines; The Bolivia, and the Londonderry.

06.06.2006
Added a donation page for those who might feel my site was missing such a button/page. :-)

02.06.2006
Added a picture and a tiny bit of info to my page about the Economic Mill and the electric train that served the mill.

02.05.2006
Looks like I was able to spend some time with my website, been trying to get a better standard for some things I want to present in the future, but lack of knowledge about web design and how to make things I want work in the real life keeps me from making it as good as I want.
But, I try my best, and today I been rearranging some pages and adding cross over links and so on.

01.05.2006
Updated my page about the Londonderry Mine with two pictures from the USGS.

15.02.2006
Some rewriting of info in my "My Reason" page about why I love this area around Pikes Peak. Thanks to a visitor/reader for correcting me on a few points, and giving me additional info!

03.02.2006
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a postcard folder which relates to the Seven Falls & South Cheyenne Canon.
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a postcard folder which relates to the Colorado Midland.

02.02.2006
* Added another scan from my collection, an article called  In the Cripple Creek Goldfields that appeared in Harper's Weekly in 1896.
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a folder which again relates to The Cripple Creek Trip.
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a folder which relates to The Corley Mountain Highway.

01.02.2006
Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a folder which again relates to the Short Line Trip.

30.01.2006
Updates to my Downloads page:
-> Added a direct link to download the Bolivia Mine for those with TRS2004/TRS2006
-> Added a direct link to download the Great Central M&M Co. Mine for those with TRS2004/TRS2006

28.01.2006
Another Mine - Great Central Mining & Milling Co. Mine - has seen the daylight... LOL

22.01.2006
* Updated the El Paso Reduction Mill page with a bit of information found.
* Updated the Economic Mill page with some information found.
* Updated the Bolivia Mine page with information found.

21.01.2006
Another Mine - the Bolivia - has seen the daylight... LOL

14.01.2006
No update really, just mention on my Economic Mill page that I think I have dated Prince Hohenlohe's Colorado trip to be the summer of 1904. Mostly wrote something to fix a messed up website.

13.12.2005
Made a new page under my projects heading - so far it is only for info sharing. This one deals with the El Paso Reduction Mill in Florence, info from an 1898 article I bought of ebay. More info always wished for...

10.12.2005
* Updated my Library/Scanned Items page with a scanned article from a 1899 magazine dealing with the use of Electricity for the mines in the Cripple Creek District, made as a pdf file.
* Also uploaded a newer (1913) article talking about how Leasing and Low-grade milling have affected the District. Also as a pdf file.

05.11.2005
Added a picture of an electric engine and cars with a Prince Hohenlohe & party showing to my Economic Mill project page.

01.11.2005
Ego trip time...  I made a direct link to a page/part of my site that is one of those modern (for me at least LOL) Blog pages - this is my own by the way. LOL  You find it in upper left corner, called just Blog, Ain't I something? LOL

31.10.2005
Long time, no see... Finally got around to scan and upload another folder of mine, very similar to a folder already online, but... LOL Need to get around scanning more, as yes, I do have more... ;-)

15.09.2005
Added a new project, a generic little headframe one based on drawing from 1903.

12.09.2005
* A slight updated info in my Mountain Boy Mine page as the mine is now finished.
* Added a direct link to download it for those with TRS2004/TRS2006 to my Downloads page.

29.08.2005
* Added a claim map to the Mountain Boy page, not related to the mine it self but helps show the location of the mine.
* Restructured/added 1 new pdf file to my scanned item page - this holds a 1902 map of the District that can be used to search for mines & mills.

28.08.2005
Another small update to the Mountain Boy, a newer picture from TOE and 1 from Trainz it self + some info that might help explain the look of it.

25.08.2005
Updated the "Mountain Boy" project page with two model pictures and some tidbits of information found.

24.08.2005
Added a help page related gmax as a resource for a friend of mine. This one deals with adding a "shadow mesh" to a structure instead of painting in the shadow.

20.08.2005
Added another scanned folder, this is related to the Colorado Springs area.

19.08.2005
I think I've stepped into the modern world again for a moment, looks like my host have given me a new toy to use - http://blog.cripplecreekrailroads.com/ :-)

18.08.2005
Added a new project, a Sampler in Cripple Creek called the Cripple Creek Sampling & Ore Company.

30.07.2005
Updated my page with the index list from Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - you find Cripple Creek 1900 & Cripple Creek 1908 there now.

23.07.2005
* Restructured and added a picture to the About Me page.
* Tried to clean up and make more uniform my whole web site.
* Restructured my Projects page
* Added a new project (Mountain Boy), but only in the "thinking stage" yet...
* Added a scan from my collection, an article from 1894 that appeared in Harper's Weekly

31.05.2005
Hi, guess what, there are actually still life at this site! :-)
* Restructured my library page a little.
* Added a couple more scanned folders/brochures related to the area of my interest.

28.04.2005
* Well, I did one thing, I added some tidbit of info to a hidden page (yet to get permission to show it) remade my "downloads" page under Trainz to just link to 2 Cripple Creek based Trainz models on the Auran download station (DLS) for those visiting this page and have Trainz and not seen them on the DLS before...
* Not a big update, just added a file to my library listing that is a pdf scanned from an old mining journal called "The Engineering and Mining Journal", from march 7, 1903. Only link to it so far is here, and the 6 pages long article is about head frames in the Cripple Creek District.
Other then that there are no new stuff, I'm way to busy with life and other commitments to spend time on either my webpage or my project :-(

06.03.2005
* Another update on my Cripple Creek/Pike's Peak area booklist - it should be pretty much up to date now when it comes to the books I have.
* Also made another list, this is a grouped by category list over all known (to me) books/pamphlets and so on for the Pike's Peak Region (related to my Cripple Creek project) that I made special for the Yahoo group a friend started, a group called CrippleCreekRailroads (no connection to me other then that I'm a member!)

05.03.2005
An long overdue update over my Cripple Creek related booklist (still have at least 10 more items to put in so still not up to date..)

25.02.2005
Updated and rearranged a little the rail dates page, now it is up to the start of 1896.

24.02.2005
Added a screenshot page of some of the mines & mills I have been working on from time to time that is not specific to the Cripple Creek District - found under Workshop in the Trainz page.

21.02.2005
Updated the rail dates page up to start 1892 - got tired so put it aside...

20.02.2005
* Updated a page about a small mine called Londonderry - but due to some uncertainties I can't link to it yet. But mine is mostly done, just a few small adjustments.
* Updated my Mine & Mill list with the fact that Londonderry is under work...

02.02.2005
Started on a new page with dated info about all the rail related stuff to the area I'm interested in.

01.02.2005
Made a new page called Compare Pictures, or just Compare For the moment just a Panorama shot of Goldfield is at that page.

15.01.2005
Updated the Cripple Creek postcard page with 3 new pictures from the December 2004 trip.

24.12.2004
Made 2 postcard sites - One from the Cripple Creek area and one from the Central City area.

03.12.2004
Added half of a booklet from 1901 to the library page - Gold Fields of Cripple Creek

26.11.2004
Made a page about my next mining project, the Londonderry

23.11.2004
Started on a new page with the index list from Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps relating to my area of interest.

07.11.2004
* Updated the book "History of Cripple Creek" page with some better scans - more will come later - and a front/end paper scan.
* Also made a "Help wanted" page with some info about how YOU might help me. :-)
* Tried to add a guest book, not sure how it will work out. :-)

06.11.2004
* Used some hours to OCR a book I have, and put it up under the Library listing.
* Also used a list in there to make a list over all producing mines in 1896.
* And, a long overdue over my Cripple Creek related booklist (still have at least 10 more items to put in so still not up to date..)

18.10.2004
Updated the Favorite Mine page with the 3 last screenshots from inside Trainz. Model is now finished.

16.10.2004
Added some screenshots of the model to the Favorite Mine page. Also updated the page with some info about the mine and company behind it.

15.10.2004
* A new mine is under work, this time the Favorite Mine.
* Also updated the mine & mills 1902 list

26.09.2004
Update on the Economic Mill project page - just a few lines of text and four screenshots.

18.09.2004
Added a animated gif on the Gold Coin page.

17.09.2004
Added some pictures/screenshots to the Gold Coin page.

16.09.2004
New page, new project! Another mine is started, this time it's the Gold Coin in downtown Victor!

11.09.2004
Added some text, 3 pictures and two animated gifs to my "Trammer" page - it now have animated wheels!

04.09.2004
Update on the Economic Mill project page - some text and much screenshots of my model of it + 2 of the real thing for comparison!

06.08.2004
Update on the Economic Mill project page - some text and four screenshots of my model of it!

27.07.2004
Update of the Gold King project page. Four pictures and some text. Also redid the page a little and fixed some links on my pages.

20.07.2004
Short text and 1 picture update of the Gold King project page.

18.07.2004
Added 6 pictures to the ore car project page, and a short text update - "painting" started.

16.07.2004
New page, new project! A small page about a small but important car - a 18" ore car to haul ore out! 

12.07.2004
* Another update this evening with pictures from a test run in Trainz.
* Added 6 pictures and some text to the page about the little Mancha 1,5ton trammer - it's painted now!

11.07.2004
* Reworked my page a little - sorry for those who might have bookmarked my page. The noname mine & mill side is now under Virtual (Trainz)->Workshop, as it don't belong under projects not being Cripple Creek related.
* Also put up a new page under Workshop about my latest - this weekend - project, a 18" gauge locomotive for the mines!

07.07.2004
Added another 6 pictures, showing some 18" gauge track added to the noname mine & mill.

06.05.2004
Added 2 pictures of a horse dragging a mine car at the noname mine & mill side.

05.07.2004
A few (9) pictures showing a mine train at the noname mine/mill I've been working on.

03.07.2004
Just a little page about something non Cripple Creek related - a mine/mill just for my fantasy.

26.06.2004
Short 1 picture update of the Gold King project page.

24.06.2004
I'm home again, yesterday in fact! Trip was okay, Cripple Creek mostly okay, but 4 nights was just way to short to be able to do all I wanted!
So, here's a page with a few lines about that trip, and, I've updated the Where page with a little longer list over the towns/settlements.

08.06.2004
* A "new" picture book added - this also featuring the Short Line.
* This is last update for at least 2 weeks as I'm going on a vacation to COLORADO!! And, it includes a weekend in Cripple Creek - YEAH!! graphic of a smile

07.06.2004
Added a screenshot page taken in January 2004 of a Trainz trip with F&CC between Victor and Wilbur Loop.

26.05.2004
A list over the mines & mills of ca 1902

24.05.2004
A short update to the Gold King Mine projects page.

23.05.2004
A quick "throw together" page about the latest Cripple Creek model - the Gold King Mine in Poverty Gulch.

23.04.2004
* Made a short page on the Midland Terminal, text from the MT folder uploaded yesterday.
* Updated my book list.

22.04.2004
* Made a new page showing one of the old picture books/brochures/booklets I have in my collection, this one called "O'er Canon and Grag To the Land of Gold" (Series3), from 1904.
* Also made one featuring a trip up Ute Pass along the Midland Terminal, date unknown.
* And, another featuring the Short Line trip up to Cripple Creek, date unknown.

13.04.2004
Started to redesign my pages for the umpteen time.

16.03.2004
Just got my self my own domain, and some web space. graphic of a smile Cool! Hope to make this page into some good for others too.