•  Historic 1896 photo of a gold mine in the Elizabethtown mining district, the deep tunnel at the foot of Old Baldy Mountain in the Moreno Valley, Colfax County, New Mexico, southwest United States, altitude about 10,000 feet. It's probably the Red Bandana Mine at the foot of Baldy Mountain.

Title printed on label attached to front of original. Hand written on back of print: "Baldy. A country post office in Colfax Co., 59 miles southwest of Raton, the County Seat, and 8 miles north of Ute Park, on the Rocky Mt. & Santa Fe Ry; the shipping point, and 18 miles northwest of Cimarron, the banking point. Mining is the principle industry. Population 200. Altitude 10,000 ft."--CLICK photo for NEXT...

Historic 1896 photo of gold mine near
Cimarron, New Mexico, southwest United States, and link to next page

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