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Town of McPhee, McPhee Road, Dolores, Montezuma County, CO

Town of McPhee, McPhee Road, Dolores, Montezuma County, CO

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Summary

Significance: The company town of McPhee, Colorado, owned and operated by the New Mexico Lumber Company, lasted from 1924-1948, serving as an important economic and cultural town of the Delores River Valley. During the industrial town's peak of operations in 1927, it was Colorado's largest and most productive mill town, producing more than half the State's annual lumber. The town featured a lumber mill, housing for approximately 1,500 employees and the last logging railroad in Southwestern Colorado.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-14
Survey number: HABS CO-36

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
New Mexico Lumber Company
Montezuma Lumber Company
Norseman, W W
Rhoads, Warren Cryder
Houston, S S
McPhee, Wlilliam
Pryor, R E
Mausolf, Lisa
Lowe, Jet, photographer
White, John P, delineator
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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