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The Forest Queen.

In 1892, Sam and Lou, along with several partners, filed the Forest Queen gold claim on Ironclad Hill, just outside of Cripple Creek.

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Cripple Creek Mining District

Photos courtesy of Jim Jackson

Forest Queen

Ore House
Annie G Jackson [picture by J.O. Jackson]

Forest Queen

The ore bucket contents being dumped into a ore car.
[picture by J.O. Jackson]

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The ore being 'inspected'.
From left to right, Alice Givin, Robert J Jackson, Annie G Jackson,
John Connors and Fred Currie.
[picture by J.O. Jackson]

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Head frame and structures.
Robert J Jackson and Alice Givin facing camera and unknown facing away.

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The ore bucket at the shaft opening.

Forest Queen

Three people on the ore bucket.
Robert J Jackson (left), John Connors (mostly blocked) and Annie G Jackson

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An ore car being dumped

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Headframe and winch house

Forest Queen

Headworks - close up
Francis Gunn

Forest Queen

Headworks from other side

Forest Queen

Ore house
Francis Gunn (back)

Forest Queen

Headframe and winch house
Priscilla Jackson [picture by Jim Jackson]

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Shaft Opening
[picture by Jim Jackson]

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Shaft Opening

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Headframe and winch house from other side

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Winch house [picture by Mr. Miller]

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Shaft Opening [picture by Mr. Miller]

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Ore House [picture by Mr. Miller]

Other Forest Queen photos

The remains of the mine in recent years.

Forest Queen Gold Mine

Recent photo, Forest Queen Mine, Teller County CO
Forest Queen Mine, Teller County CO

The Norfolk, Forest Queen, WPH and Home mines on Ironclad Hill.

Scott near the Queen's former location in 2007.

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Here's the view of Bull Hill from Ironclad Hill

These views are from Google Earth.

Forest Queen

Forest Queen

Forest Queen

 

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