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Shenandoah-Dives Mill, 135 County Road 2, Silverton, San Juan County, CO

Shenandoah-Dives Mill, 135 County Road 2, Silverton, San Juan County, CO

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The original caption for photograph #30 incorrectly identified the lake as Silver Lake. It has been corrected to Little Giant Basin.
Significance: The Shenandoah-Dives Mill is an exceptional example of early twentieth-century American flotation mills. The building is a multi-level, wood-and-metal structure housing an intact collection of equipment that exemplifies flotation-milling practice during the twentieth century.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1119
Survey number: HAER CO-91
Building/structure dates: 1929 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1934-1937 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1943-1945 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1960-1962 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1972-1978 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1985 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 00000262



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
San Juan County Historical Society
Minerals Separation Incorporated
Chase, Charles A
Oldham, James
Histed, Clifford
McKay, James
Weinig, Arthur J
Stearns-Roger Engineering Company
Hunt, Thatcher R
Shenandoah-Dives Mining Company
Marcy Exploration Corporation
Marcy-Shenandoah Corporation
Stewart, Jimmy
Murphy, Audie
Standard Uranium Corporation
Standard Metals Corporation
Sunnyside Gold Corporation
Carstarphen, Fred C
Pittsburgh Engineering Company
Shimmin, J T
Brinker, Fred A
Clarkson, J Robert
Wheeler, E
Yahn, Arthur
Kentro, Dan
Chase, Charles H
Bonavida, Aldo
Banning, William
Darnton, Barney
Todeschi, Joe
San Juan County Historical Society, sponsor
Lockett, Dana, project manager
Colorado Historical Society, sponsor
Singer, David
Rich, Beverly




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