Dec 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2591 -

Sale 2591 - Lot 59

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(COLORADO -- GOLD MINING.) Wheeler, Hurlburt, F.L. Biddlecom, and W.A. Sherman, Civil and Mining Engineers. Map of the Ouray Gold District, Ouray County, Colo. Large color-printed lithographed map of mining claims in southwestern Colorado with local business advertisement cards printed at upper border. 2 sheets of watermarked bond paper joined, 35 3/4x62 3/4 inches overall; some staining and soft creases, small damages to the margins. Ouray, CO, 1890

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Scarce plat of the gold boomtown of Ouray connected from the north by the Denver & Rio Grande railroad branch with scores of named mining claims: Hardscrabble, Mugwump, White Elephant, Big Bob, Joe Dandy, Mephistopheles, Johanna, and Perhaps, to name just a few.