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A well-preserved example of a mining shaft house, the American Girl provided access to the mine of the same name.
Animas Forks lies high in the San Juan Mountains at 11,200 feet. Occupied from 1873 to 1939, only a few buildings remain. Click to enlarge Animas Forks.
Each day in the Summer, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad runs through the San Juan Mountains from Durango to Silverton. The route follows the Animas River through some of the most ruggedly beautiful scenery in North America. The D&SNG has been in continuous operation since 1882 and is powered by coal-fired, steam locomotives. Click to enlarge D&SNG No. 486
American Girl
DV-AG01-SE (sepia)
Animas Forks
DH-AF03-RG (rose grey)
D&SNG No. 486
DV-DS01-GY (grey)
The Old Hundred Mine operation was worked on various levels from the base of Galena Mountain to the top. The three-story boardinghouse was built around 1903 near the top of Galena Mountain. A tram transported ore to the mill since the mine levels were not connected underground. Click to enlarge Old Hundred Boarding House
A well-preserved example of a mining shaft house, the Yankee Girl shaft house provided access to the mine of the same name.  The claim was staked in August of 1882 and was sold one month later for $125,000.  The shaft below this structure drops 1,050 feet. The Yankee Girl produced over $8 million during its time, mostly in silver and copper. Click to enlarge Yankee Girl
Old Hundred Boarding House
and Tram Terminal

DH-OH02-FO (fog)
Yankee Girl Shaft House
DH-YG01-GY (grey)
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