Beautifully engraved certificate from the Red Mountain Railroad Mining & Smelting Co.
issued in 1906. This historic document and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of a train. This item has the signatures of the Company’s President and Secretary.
RED MOUNTAIN RAILROAD, MINING & SMELTING CO. COLORADO.
Office: 1004 West End Trust Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa. Mine office: Red Mountain, Ouray Co., Colo. Geo. Crawford, general manager; David Forster, superintendent, at last accounts. Organized 1902, under laws of Arizona. Lands, 54 claims, including the Yankee Girl, Genesee and Vanderbilt mines, carrying auriferous and argentiferous copper ores, developed by tunnel, with about 3 miles of workings, the principal working being a drainage tunnel. Equipment includes steam and electric power. Idle since circa 1909, and a receiver was appointed November, 1910, the company being in a very bad way, with debts of about, $265,000.
History from Wikipedia, Mines Register: Successor to the Mines Handbook and the Copper Handbook and
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