This assessment was reached by the abundance of gold and silver bearing “waste” rock which was abandoned in massive quantities all over the sites. In the 1970s another survey of the … A gated community of six lots overlooking the Pinnacles and the town of Creede. Other portals are accessible only by hiking. They are about 50 feet apart on the surface, and one is exposed at Holy Moses No. 134 Grand Ave - Paonia - 81428 | 116 W Bridge St - Hotchkiss - 81419. Surveyors noted rail of heavy gauge extruding from the portal. All of the information at hand is second hand from anti-mining biased USGS reports. The site was first discovered in 1906 by L. L. Orton And L. J. Chapman. It boasts 470 ft. of River frontage and 400 ft. Creede never became a ghost town, although the boom was over and its population declined. Although its boom time was short, some significant Old West figures called this place home. (...), Swoop this property up before it is too late! Thank you! Build the perfect (...), Big price reduction!!! 4WD and stream crossing required to access Outlet Portal. Less than two miles to either restaurants and shops of town or putting your (...), Nestled on the edge of upper Alpine Vista, South Fork, Colorado awaits these six adjoining lots, making this vacant land parcel a rare find. The Holy Moses Shafts are positioned on private property and the shafts are collapsed, destroyed and completely unusable. Additionally, they planned to drift 1,000 feet north to intersect the Phoenix Mine through a 600-foot raise, and to drift along the vein 2,000 feet to the south. These claims have been staked with note of the potential direction of ores and the value of intercepting workings on the already well documented rich metallic lodes. It was the last big strike in the region by prospector Theodore Renniger in 1891, and his last attempt at striking it rich. There are also 3 cabins on site that we looked at and a gift shop. and the New School, Ptarmigan Meadows building lot offers you trees and views! This lot is a beautiful secluded (...), 1.91 acres to build your mountain home on Diamond Road! Waste dumps show some galena, copper and pyrite. Total price of $1500. The claims address all portals and existing workings which have been developed over the past 120 years. View 881 homes for sale in City of Creede, CO at a median listing price of $261,500. • Near Town, Rio Grande River This (...), Golden Eagle is an easily accessible mining claim, off Last Chance Mine Road, which gives opportunity to live the secluded mountain dream! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Complete List of Claims, Mineral Properties, Deposits & Mining Projects For Sale in Colorado . 23.49 acres combined with several building sites to choose from. • Great Lot with Awesome Views, Lovely 35.25 acre parcel with meandering creek frontage. A short distance southwest of Holy Moses No. Electric on the north side of the road. Most of the jewelry in the gift shop is made by Jack. 719-658-2374 [email protected] Back lots border National Forest to the South with beautiful rolling hills, providing seclusion and privacy. The owners and operators included Paul Snyder, Charles King, Gavin Skinner, and James Muir. Tap in to the system when you are ready to build your cabin. Creede boasts 96 (...), Nice building site of one acre in BHA 4& 6. There are no noted reserves, blocked or inferred, but there are also no geological maps of the area or mining company documents that speak to the development. In other words, most people who’ve heard of the little town of Creede in western Colorado know about it because of the Creede Repertory Theatre (described by USA Today as “One of the 10 best theatres to see the lights way off Broadway”) or because of the Underground Mining Museum. Most ores were hand separated and then shipped to the Phoenix Mine north of the Holy Moses Extension. The Outlet tunnel, which pierces Campbell Mountain at an elevation of 9,600 feet, is driven northwest for 1,172 feet and was designed to prospect two small veins that crop out on the ridge above. The lodes and veins in between the two are accessed by the Holy Moses #2 and the Outlet Tunnel. Water and sewer along with power and internet are available at your lot line.Once your cabin (...), Affordable land in Creede! Four corner lots in Alpine Vista located in South Fork. Property offers a natural spring, grassy (...), • 5+ Acres in the Creede Mesa Subdivision Three Mining Claims Close to Creede - Creede, Colorado United States Lot Acres: 23.49 County: Mineral Region: Creede & Mineral County Dromio, Dromio II, and Louisa, are easily accessible mining claims, off Bachelor Loop, which gives opportunity to live the secluded mountain dream! The mines were working when silver was just a few dollars an ounce in the early 1960's, but as costs increased, the mines were again abandoned. Both of which were last addressed in the early 1960's. This pristine site boasts 289 feet of Rio Grande River frontage along with 3 acres of land and mature pines. • Only a Short Distance to Public Access for the Rio Grande River, National and Weminuche Wilderness LandWatch has 30 land listings for sale in Creede, CO. Browse our Creede, CO land for sale listings, view photos and contact an agent today! Three Mining Claims Close to Creede - Creede, Colorado United States Lot Acres: 23.49 County: Mineral Region: Creede & Mineral County Dromio, Dromio II, and Louisa, are easily accessible mining claims, off Bachelor Loop, which gives opportunity to live the secluded mountain dream! Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA : Silver mining camp that came into prominence in 1889. Creede, Colorado . Log In Register. The Commodore Mine is near Creede, Colorado. Because the surface facilities associated with the series of stopes and shafts on the vein were in disrepair and difficult to access, the company drove a tunnel from the flank of Campbell Mountain to intersect the old workings at depth. $1.6 Billion Estimated & Infe …, The potential output of the Grandview mine is truly astounding. ADDRESS: 504 Last Chance Mine Road, Creede CO 81130 PHONE: 719-238-7959 -- For Current Tour Information; Directions: mention the Colorado Vacation Directory. Western Mining Claims for sale ROCKY MOUNTAIN PROSPECTORS,LLC. The canyon of East Willow Creek is sunk in the Willow Creek rhyolite, and all the workings of the Solomon level and of the Holy Moses No. Substantial senior water rights and an adjudicated 2,000 gal/min warm artesian well (...), Expansive 360-degree views afforded from the property make this 65+ acre river ranch one of a kind. • Borders National Forest Electricity close, septic in, well needs to be drilled. 18348A and B was conducted on the Ada, Ada No.l, Ada No.3, and Outlet Lode claims and Outlet Mill-site on June 10, 1907. Only minutes from Historic Creede, the new school, trails, and river access to the Rio Grande. Rosengarten owned the claims. The Holy Moses Extension is an anomaly in the fact that it never went to patent, there were Mineral Surveys in 1800's and 1900's, but the final paperwork and tasks were never completed and the sites were never patented. - .25 Acre Owner Financing- Water, sewer, electric and phone to the lot line - Only 1.5 miles from Creede - Walk or bike to town via a scenic pathway - Minutes to the Rio Grande River - Short walk to Mineral County Fairgrounds, Mountain Valley Estates is an community with amenities of water and sewer already in place. 331 S. Rio Grande St. #201 . This 1 acre lot, located in the charming subdivision of Rivercrest Acres, is only six miles from Creede with easy access off Deep Creek Road. A $108,506 DMEA (Defense Minerals Exploration Administration) grant was awarded to the Outlet Mining Company and Sublet Mining Company for exploration work at the Outlet Tunnel. View photos, research land, search and filter more than 33 listings | Land and Farm Access to claims with 2WD vehicle in good weather. Production size when active was considered to be small. They reported: In 1985 the last known owner of the unpatented mining claims that included the Outlet Tunnel was the King Solomon Mining Corporation (P.O. These claims were abandoned in 1993. Great view are afforded in any direction. Just a few minutes from Creede. It was amazing to see all the different gems and colors in a silver mine. There are no structures or foundations remaining at the site. Spectacular views of the La Garita mountains, enclosed in trees, and surrounded by the National Forest. Just a few minutes from Creede. 9.71 Acres : $99,900 The sunset over the San Juan mountains and views of Shallow and Miner's Creek and the Sleeping Indian give backdrop to this spectacular property creating that perfect sense of home. 8924A and B was conducted on the S.A. Beddall, Great Eastern, and Valley Queen Lodes, and Schuylkill Mill-site on May 3, 1894. Electricity close,septic in, well needs to be drilled. The elevation of the portal is 9,850 feet, or about 550 feet higher than the level of the Solomon adit. Farther north the Campbell Mountain rhyolite forms both walls. View of Bristol Head Mountain to the west with all of its aspens in the fall is a site to see. Semi-improved with a well and septic engineering. Spectacular views of the La Garita mountains, enclosed in pine and aspen trees, and surrounded by the National Forest. The King Solomon Mining Company did only assessment work until they abandoned the claims in 1992. Search land for sale in Creede CO. Find lots, acreage, rural lots, and more on Zillow. Donations are appreciated. The 20 th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Creede, Colorado, June 3-7, 2009. In 1957 the Outlet Mining Company shipped 75 tons of ore worth about $2,642 (162 units of lead- $421; 1,776 oz of silver-$ 1,598; and 120 units of copper-$623). Mineral Survey No. Price: $99,900 Address: CO RD 504 City: Creede State: Colorado ZIP: 81130. F.P. The Holy Moses Patent Property has long since been noted as unworkable due to the deep shafts and sharp cliff faces. Several building sites to choose from. Skinner and others owned the claims. Alaska Placer Gold Mine – Active and Ready to Go. Minutes from historic Creede and town (...), • 1 Acre Lot in Bristol Head Acres 4 & 6 • Borders National Forest to the Rio Grande • Protective Covenants • County Maintained Roads • Close Access to Middle Creek Road for Hiking, ATV's and Fishing • Prime Building Site with Spectacular Views of Bristol Head Mountain & River, A rare small parcel on the Rio Grande! Gold and Copper has also been a byproduct of ores taken from the Outlet Tunnel and the Holy Moses 2 Tunnel. In October 1955 Outlet Mining Company planned to enlarge the 1,156-foot-long Outlet Tunnel from the existing 4-foot-wide by 6-foot-high opening to 7 feet wide by 8 feet high. Build your getaway cabin or primary residence on these nice treed lots (.60 acres) with picturesque mountain views. Kid Peak Estates is an upscale subdivision with central water and underground utilities to the lot line. • Great Area for ATV Riding, Hiking and More. Then, around 1900, the Second Chance Leasing Company attempted to make the mine pay once again. Breathtaking mining claim with mature aspens, pine trees, and views. Access to historic Creede is (...), Rare Find 181.67 Acres of Buildable land Near Del Norte, Pristine Building Site with River Frontage, Five Acres and Views of the Rio Grande River, Lovely 43.55 Acres With Meandering Creek, Well and Septic, Lovely 35.25 Acre Parcel With Meandering Creek Frontage, Just a Hop, Skip and a Jump to the Rio Grande, Nice Building Site in Carnan Ranch Estates, Building Site Overlooking the Rio Grande Valley, 40 Acre Vacant Land Parcel Adjacent To State Board Of Land Commission, Improved Building Site Close to the Airport, Four Corner Lots in Alpine Vista in South Fork. About 300 feet from the portal the tunnel crosses a vein that strikes N. 40° W. and is nearly vertical. Exploring the Abandoned Commodore Mill & Mine near Creede, Colorado 3/2018 The workings of this level are connected by a long upraise from the Holy Moses No. The Holy Moses #2: 80 acres of contiguous lode mining claims. Zillow has 48 homes for sale in Creede CO. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. Western Colorado, Delta County, North Fork Valley real estate. The Phoenix Mine ran out of ore in the 1950's. 2 ore bin. Perfect for year round living or a seasonal cabin. The portal has been blocked by slough and loose rock from above. land built in . • Great Mountain Views The exp… read more. Mining Claims; How to Buy a Mining Claim; Mining Services; Contact Us (385) 218-2138. [email protected] At the time of the survey, the adit labeled the Outlet Mine on the USFS PBS map was about 500 feet long, and its portal was on the Valley Queen Lode. These portals represent the only access to the ore bodies which are largely unmapped and undefined, but which have produced many millions of dollars in primarily silver values. This property is perfect to create your mountain getaway (...), 1/4 acre improved building site close to Creede, the Rio Grande, Creede School, Mineral County Airport  and the Mineral County Fairgrounds. View 17 photos for Last Chance Mine Rd, Creede, CO 81130 a bed, bath, . The portal was on the Outlet Lode claim, and the side drifts were on the Ada No. Thus, the only way to work any of the massive ore bodies which have been defined by numerous geological reports dating back to the 1890's, is to access the ore bodies from a horizontal standpoint. Located less than two miles outside of Creede, Colorado. Great views are afforded as well as access to Gardner Gulch for hiking from this well priced building site. The sulfides, galena and zinc blend, are enclosed in green clay that fills spaces around fragments of the country rock. 1 tunnel is driven. 2.21 Miles square is the siz …, 650 Claims Available. I am a retired teacher, and got into prospecting as a hobby with my family. Gold Rush Expeditions, Inc surveyed the site in 2017 and determined that the mines did indeed have potential for development. 14/Pinos Creek Road just outside of town limits. They provide fantastic views of the town and are within a short walk to the theatre, grocery store, restaurants and much more. Southward from the main tunnel the vein is followed for 250 feet. The Outlet Tunnel was listed as a producing mine in 1960. No production is recorded from the Outlet Tunnel after 1960. The drift was punched in to intercept the Holy Moses Vein. Compare properties, browse amenities and find your ideal property in Creede, Colorado Located in the Creede Mining District - Mineral County, Colorado - Gold averaging 1.5 OPT. Equity Mine, Creede Mining District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA : Commodities (Major) - Gold, Silver; (Minor) - Lead, Zinc; (Trace) - Copper Development Status: Past Producer Host Rock Unit: Bachelor Mtn Rhyolite Structure: Equity Fault, San Juan Volcanic Field; ... SUPPORT US. This gated community offers National Forest boundary with common area and stocked fishing pond for kids and grandchildren! See pricing and listing details of City of Creede real estate for sale. OPEN: Memorial Day weekend through mid-October: Museum and Gift Shop hours 9-5; and mine tours from 10:30 to 4:30. The last year of assessment work was logged in 1992 and the claims were considered abandoned in 1993. Close by are a plethora of fishing spots and trails such as; Rio Grande Reservoir, Brown Lake, Love Lakes, Long Ridge Trail, and the North Clear Creek Falls. Another item noted by Gold Rush Expeditions, Inc. surveyors was that the mines have not been addressed since at least 1960 for any sort of development or mineral value. Minutes from (...), One acre building site bordering national forest to the Rio Grande river. The Holy Moses Extension property can be broken up into 3 main sections by the portals on the property. 14.84 acres - Creede, Colorado (Mineral County) 4 beds - 3 baths - 5,500 sqft T h i s c o u n t r y e s t a t e s i t s a t o p a h i l l j u s t o u t s i d e o f t h e h i s t o r i c t o w n o f C r e e d e , C o l o r a d o . Covid-19 has significantly affected our fundraising. Abundance of (...), Riverfront building site located just 8 miles out of town in Kid Peak Estates. The lot is improved with a well! It contained a vast of Amethyst Vein ore, and quickly became of Creede’s biggest producers. It encounters the Holy Moses vein about 1,050 feet west of the portal. Members of the Ute Tribe would wander through what would become Mineral County and Creede, Colorado in search of game. 2 is a long crosscut adit, whose portal is about 3,700 feet north of the portal of the Solomon adit. About 1,000 feet from the portal the tunnel encounters a third vein, which strikes nearly due north and dips 65°-85° W. This vein is followed along the strike for 260 feet. Historically the site has been associated with the Royal Arch-Spar City Mining District which is now part of the Rio Grande National Forest. The emerald mine held by the company is rich in reserves and the product quality is very g …, Previously Producing Patented Gold Mine for Sale in the USA. 23.49 acres combined with several building sites to choose from. At one place 75 feet north of the point where it is crossed by the tunnel it is 4 feet wide and is said to carry 10 percent of lead and about an equal amount of zinc. Close enough to hop on your ATV and head to town via Deep Creek Road. Smith strayed a short distance off the Rio Grande River, one of the San Juans’ most heavily traveled wagon routes, and began prospecting East Willow Creek. The Holy Moses #2 is an extension and extrusion on the Holy Moses vein. Taylor, and G.L. When the Creede district experienced a revival of mining in the late 1890's and most of the large operations boomed, the Holy Moses attracted little attention. This vein carries 1 inch of rich ore composed of galena and zinc blende and said to contain 70 percent of lead and 21 ounces of silver to the ton. Over 5,000 feet of drifting on multiple levels. Full geological report available in our GRMP43 technical report. The Emma Mine is a underground mining operation. After several natural h… Seven men were employed. A mere 5 minutes from the Ruby Lake (...), • 1/4 Acre lots •New subdivision • Water, sewer, electric, & phone to lot • Short walk to Rio Grande River. Most people have probably never heard of Creede, Colorado, unless they are theatre buffs or mining fanatics. Snowmobiling in the winter is an experience you wont soon forget. The patented Holy Moses Shafts at the ridge line of the mountain have been determined to be inaccessible and unfeasible for any sort of mining efforts. The Property has not been worked or assessed since 1960. Attractive (...), Design your dream home on this 1 acre lot located in Holiday Acres! The prime location in Bristol Head Acres just off Deep Creek Road allows (...), This spacious 3.19 acre lot is close to; town, the multipurpose trail,  Mineral County Fairgrounds, public river access and the Deep Creek Trailhead.