Preservation: Where the Bodies are Buried

Up on Cripple Creek

 

The Cripple Creek District Museum in Colorado is working hard at needed repairs and improvements.

Among the projects being undertaken in 2009: new electric wiring in the 1895 Midland Terminal Depot, along with fixing plaster ceilings and refinishing floors. Total cost: about $20,500, all of it coming from donations and memberships.

Other recent improvements have included painting the 1894 Trading and Transfer Co. building and restoring 65 windows and three chimneys at the Depot. Ongoing: restoration of a 1909 Seagrave fire engine, one of only two known in the United States.

719-689-2634 • Cripple-Creek.org

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