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Alpine Tunnel Historic District
(added 1996 - Chaffee County - #80004632)
Also known as 5CF838/5GN2599
Along the Denver, South Park and Pacific RR tracks from Quartz to Hancock , Quartz
(4750 acres, 1 building, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Evans, James A., et al.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Communications Facility, Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Alpine Tunnel Historic District
(added 1996 - Chaffee County - #80004632)
Also known as 5CF838/5GN2599
Along the Denver, South Park and Pacific RR tracks from Quartz to Hancock , Hancock
(4750 acres, 1 building, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Evans, James A., et al.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Communications Facility, Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Clear Creek Canyon of Chaffee County
(added 1974 - Chaffee County - #74002366)
N of Buena Vista , Buena Vista
(0 acres)
Owner: Federal

Crescent Moly Mine No. 100 and Mining Camp
(added 2003 - Chaffee County - #03001005)
Also known as Crescent Moly Mine;Crescent Mine
Address Restricted , Vicksburg
(60 acres, 6 buildings, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cook, W.T., et al., Crescent Moly Company
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Social History, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Work In Progress

Hutchinson Ranch (Boundary Increase)
(added 2005 - Chaffee County - #05000309)
Also known as Hutchinson Homestead
8911 W. I-50 , Salida
(496 acres, 13 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weldon, John
Architectural Style: Other, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Hutchinson, Joseph S.,
Significant Year: 1874, 1882
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Salida Downtown Historic District
(added 1984 - Chaffee County - #84000800)
Also known as See Also: Manhattan Hotel
Roughly bounded by Arkansas River, RR Track, 3rd and D Sts. , Salida
(500 acres, 76 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Moderne, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Clubhouse, Financial Institution, Hotel
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Clubhouse, Financial Institution, Hotel

St. Elmo Historic District
(added 1979 - Chaffee County - #79000577)
Pitkin, Gunnison, 1st., Main and Poplar Sts. , St. Elmo
(700 acres, 43 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Commerce, Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Vicksburg Mining Camp
(added 1977 - Chaffee County - #77000364)
15 mi. NW of Buena Vista on SR 390 , Buena Vista
(100 acres, 7 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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