Category Archives: Teller County CO

Victor Hotel

Victor Hotel

Shot Location:   N 38° 42.613’     W  105° 078.488’     Elevation: : 9731’

Date and time of photograph(s):   7/1/2012 9:00AM
Pan Directions: NE => N

Description:  The Victor Hotel has always been the Victor Hotel, built in 1899, it still has its charm. I recently saw a photo of the lobby taken in about 1904- only the pillar in the middle was the same.

 Interior of Lobby:

Victor Hotel – Lobby

 Interior of the dining room:

Victor Hotel Dining Room

 Additional detail of Awesome elevator:

 

Victor Hotel – Elevator

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Teller County Road #1 Mile Marker 8

Teller County Road #1 Mile Marker 8

Shot Location:   N 38° 48.777’   W  105° 14.572’   Elevation:  8306’

Date and time of photograph(s):   5/11/2012 2:10 PM                   
Pan Directions  W => NW => N

Description:  This view on Teller County Road 1 from Florissant to Cripple Creek is the backside of Mueller State park. It displays the huge granite mountain cores that create many “balancing rocks”. An actual cattle field: if Cows enjoy the view, then these are the happiest ones in Teller County.

 

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Skagway Reservoir

Skagway Reservoir

Shot Location:   N  38° 41.269’  W  105° 03.071’   Elevation:  8941’

Date and time of photograph(s):   6/17/2012 10:55 AM
Pan Directions  NW => N => NE

Description:  Skagway holds drinking water for Victor Colorado, and is a popular fishing spot. It is accessible by well- maintained dirt roads. Really a fine mountain Reservour.

 

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Teller County Jail Museum

Teller County Jail Museum

Shot Location:   N 38° 44.772’  W  105° 10.936’      Elevation: 9411’

Date and time of photograph(s):   5/4/2012  12:20 PM
Pan Directions:  SE=> S => SW

Description:  This building is the original Teller County Jail. Circa 1890, this building held prisoners for over 90 years. Located in Cripple Creek, it has a unique “zoo”-like main cell block. It is fastidiously restored- and reportedly haunted.

 Detail (Interior):

Teller County Jail Museum Interior


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Florissant Grange # 420

Florissant Grange # 420

Shot Location:   N  38° 56.880’   W  105° 17.676’    Elevation: 8188’

Date and time of photograph(s):   4/27/2012  2:40 PM                  
Pan Directions  NNW => NNE=> NE

Description:  Florissant Grange # 420 is the “school house on the prairie”  listed on the historical register it is quite well preserved. The interior is Spartan, but not in conflict with its era. Easily dressed to regain it full grandeur.

Florissant Grange # 420 Reverse

 

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