Ernest Gwynn Mine (76)

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Mine name Ernest Gwynn Mine
State Colorado
County Routt
Mineral Coal
Author Eby, J.B.
General view of Ernest Gwynn Mine.  Note the long brush-covered chute. Coal slid down the long chute is hauled directly to Phippsburg for shipment. Coal intercepted at the high road is hauled to Oak Creek for  shipment. The chute  is about  1,000 feet long. The old chute in the foreground leads to the abandoned entry in the #7 bed. The massive white  sandstone in the lower right hand corner and in the left middle distance occurs directly below
Caption General view of Ernest Gwynn Mine. Note the long brush-covered chute. Coal slid down the long chute is hauled directly to Phippsburg for shipment. Coal intercepted at the high road is hauled to Oak Creek for shipment. The chute is about 1,000 feet long. The old chute in the foreground leads to the abandoned entry in the #7 bed. The massive white sandstone in the lower right hand corner and in the left middle distance occurs directly below "Seven Foot" coal bed. Lower Mesa Verde rocks. Routt County, Colorado. September 1923.