Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Cripple Creek Mining District, Colorado, the Gold Fields of Colorado - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This lithograph shows a bird's eye view of Cripple Creek, Colorado at the time gold mining was happening. It was a supplement to the Colorado Springs Gazette. It shows buildings on various named streets in Cripple Creek. Street names are given and Cripple Creek flows through the town. It gives the names of various mountains and hills surrounding the town. Pike's Peak is in the center back. The left inset shows two burros and the right inset shows several miners. In the distance is Cripple City and Midland. The Midland Terminal Railroad is running through the whole area. The item was produced by the Denver Litho Co., Denver, Colorado.

Date: 1894

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 227589
Call Number: Map Drawer Y
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 227589

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.