The Theresa Mine - Goldfield, CO
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N 38° 43.466 W 105° 07.452
13S E 489203 N 4286205
Located on the Vindicator Valley Trail.
Waymark Code: WM165FN
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 05/10/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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A number of mining companies owned and operated this mine from 1895 to 1961, including the Theresa Gold Mining Company, the Vindicator Consolidated Gold Mining Company, United Gold Mines Company and Golden Cycle Mining Company. The property was operated through the years alternating with yaers of idleness.

Records indicate that the mine produced over $2,500,000 in gold or over 120,000 troy ounces, when gold was sold for $20.67 per ounce.

The three-compartment Theresa shaft was developed to a depth of 1,620 feet and was serviced by a Wellman, Seaver, Morgan double-drum steam hoist. Power was supplied by at least one 250 horsepower Babcock & Wilson water tube boiler. The four-post deck derrick type, timber headframe stood over the shaft. Rock was transported through the shaft in mine cars on a two small, double deck cages.
The entire surface plant was destroyed by fire in 1934. The headframe was replaced with the present steel structure and the plant was upgraded with a metal hoist house, a metal ore house incorperated into the headframe structure and a new change room.

Additional exploration, carried out in 1961, failed to give promising results and coupled with the closing of the Carlton Mill led to the final closure of the Theresa Mine.
Location City and Country: Goldfield, CO, USA

Name of Location or Landmark: The Theresa Mine

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Puzzle or 3d model Manufacturer: Fine Art America

Puzzle or 3d model Manufacturer's Website: [Web Link]

Puzzle Type: Cardboard 2 dimensional

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