Argo Tunnel
The Argo Tunnel, originally called the Newhouse Tunnel (after Salt Lake City mining magnate Samuel Newhouse), is a 4.16 miles (6.69 km) mine drainage and access tunnel with its portal at Idaho Springs, Colorado, USA. The tunnel intersected nearly all the major gold mines between Idaho Springs and Central City, and is the longest such drainage tunnel in the Central City-Idaho Springs mining district.
The mines drained by the Argo Tunnel are no longer active, and the water draining out the tunnel was a source of pollution in Clear Creek until the US EPA began treating the water. Large drainage tunnels in other mining districts include the Sutro Tunnel on the Comstock Lode in Nevada, and the Leadville Tunnel and the Yak Tunnel at Leadville, Colorado.
Although the tunnel itself is not open to the public, the associated gold ore mill and an adjacent gold mine are open to public tours.

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Argo Tunnel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Argo Tunnel, originally called the Newhouse Tunnel (after Salt Lake City mining magnate Samuel Newhouse), is a 4.16 miles (6.69 km) mine drainage and ...
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Argo Tunnel - Historic Argo Gold Mine Mill and Museum Adventure ...
The need for the Argo Tunnel and the Argo Mill began on a cold day in January, 1859 when George A. Jackson made the first major discovery of gold in ...
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Historic Argo Gold Mine Mill and Museum Adventure Tours
In 1893 construction of the Argo Tunnel Began. It would be 17 years before it would reach Central City , over 4.5 miles away. The tunnel would provide water ...
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The Deadly End to the Argo Tunnel - Loveland Reporter-Herald
Sep 18, 2011 ... Born in New York City, Samuel Newhouse graduated from public school and later from a Philadelphia law school. Although he was admitted to ...
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Argo Tunnel Site - ITRC
Case Study as part of a Web-based Technical and Regulatory Guidance. Argo Tunnel Site Clear Creek, Colorado. 1. Site Information 1.1 Contacts Philip L.
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Acidic, metal-rich water from these mine tunnels has continued to enter Clear Creek and its tributaries at many locations. The Argo Tunnel and Big Five Tunnel,  ...
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10 Reviews of Argo Gold Mill & Museum "This place is another on the list of National Register of Historic Places. The Argo Tunnel, aliitle over 4 miles long, was ...
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In 1998, the Argo Tunnel Water Treatment. Plant began treating mine discharge from the Argo Tunnel, Big Five Tunnel and Vir- ginia Canyon groundwater.
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Records 1 - 10 of 26 ... Argo Tunnel AND MINE Idaho Springs CO UNITED STATES 1893-1910. Argo Tunnel AND MINE Idaho Springs CO UNITED ...
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The Argo Tunnel, originally called the Newhouse Tunnel (after Salt Lake City mining magnate Samuel Newhouse), is a 4.16 miles (6.69 km) mine drainage and ...
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The need for the Argo Tunnel and the Argo Mill began on a cold day in January, 1859 when George A. Jackson made the first major discovery of gold in ...
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Jul 7, 2003 ... The Newhouse Tunnel, renamed the Argo Tunnel, was begun late in 1893. ... High School Band Camp at the University of Northern Colorado.
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Circular
Circular
1994
Table 2. Dissolved constituents in Argo Tunnel water, August 198S, and Clear Creek, October 1985. 'Micrograms per liter (equivalent to parts per billion). CONSTRUCTED WETLAND TREATMENT OF ACID MINE DISCHARGE AT IDAHO ...
Geology Underfoot along Colorado's Front Range (Geology Underfoot)
Geology Underfoot along Colorado's Front Range (Geology Underfoot)
2012
This title gives useful, detailed descriptions of the geology of the Front Range, including many popular tourist locations. Most of the features it describes are visible from highways, while some are best seen while on foot in parks and recreation localities. --Bob Jones --Rock & Gem Magazine
Professional Paper
Professional Paper
1917
The shaft vein in two exposures showed 2 to 2£ inches of solid galena, sphalerite , and pyrite, bounded on each side by crushed wall rock and gouge. Argo Tunnel AND VEINS CUT BY IT. The Argo Tunnel, formerly called the New- house, ...
Mines of Clear Creek County (Images of America Series)
Mines of Clear Creek County (Images of America Series)
2013
Local historian Ben M. Dugan has researched and gathered photographs since he was a youth. He grew up in Empirean important gold-mining community in Clear Creek Countyfive miles from the major silver-producing mining center of Georgetown.
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Economic Geology of Gilpin County and Adjacent Parts of ...
Edson Sunderland Bastin, James Madison Hill, 1917
Argo Tunnel AND VEINS CUT BT IT. The Argo Tunnel, formerly called the New- house, is the largest and most important mining work in the district covered by this report. It was begun in January, 1904. The work was delayed at several ...
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
1917
Argo Tunnel AND VEINS CUT HT IT. The Argo Tunnel, formerly called the New- house, is the largest and most important mining work in the district covered by this report. It was begun in January, 1904. The work was delayed at several ...
Ghost Towns, Colorado Style: Northern Region
Ghost Towns, Colorado Style: Northern Region
1998
Kenneth Jessen is author of 11 books plus several booklets and has had nearly 700 articles published on Colorado history.
Mines Register
Mines Register
1922
0r Argo Tunnel. and the Gem Consolidated. Property: the Gem group. the Freighters Friend group. including Amy C and \Nashington mines, and the Franklin and Silver Age mine. Also the Newhouse. or Argo Tunnel and the Newton mill.
Ghost Towns of Colorado (Pictorial Discovery Guides)
Ghost Towns of Colorado (Pictorial Discovery Guides)
Philip Varney, 1999
Varney, who has written books on ghost towns in Arizona and Southern California, presents a beautiful tribute to the colorful past and fantastic landscape of Colorado. Over 90 ghost townsAtowns that have decreased markedly in population and whose initial reason for settlement no longer existsAare introduced. The state is divided into 11 contiguous ...
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Colorado - Idaho Springs: Argo Gold Mine and Mill - Argo Tunnel | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
The Argo Tunnel, originally called the Newhouse Tunnel after Salt Lake City mining magnate Samuel Newhouse, is a 4.16 mile mine drainage and access tunnel, which intersected nearly all the major gold mines between Idaho Springs and Central City, and is the longest such drainage tunnel in the Central City-Idaho Springs mining district. None of the mines drained by the Argo Tunnel are currently active. The Argo Tunnel was started from its southern terminus at Idaho Springs in September 1893, and reached its final length of 4.16 miles in November 1910, after several pauses in the work. The actual time spent driving the tunnel was nine years and seven months. The tunnel operated until January 1943, when miners working on the Kansas Lode near Nevadaville blasted into a water-filled mine working, and a large slug of water flooded out the tunnel entrance, killing the four miners. Shortly after the accident, the federal government ordered all gold mines in the US to shut down, to free men and material to mine metals considered more essential to the World War II war effort. The Argo Tunnel never reopened. The Argo Gold Mine and Mill, at 2350 Riverside Dr, is a former mine and gold that opened on April 1, 1913 at the entrance of the 4.6-mile Newhouse Tunnel, later called the Argo Tunnel. The Tunnel was built between 1893 and 1910 to drain the gold mines in Virginia Canyon, Gilpin Gulch, Russell Gulch, Quartz Hill, Nevadaville, and Central City. The mill, one of the largest and most modern in Colorado, was built by R.E. Shimer to strip the valuable metals like gold, silver, copper and lead from the ore extracted from the tunnel. Following the flooding incidentt in 1943, the tunnel was closed, and Argo Mill ceased operations. The five-story mill sat abandoned until 1976 when it was purchased by James N. Maxwell, who renovated it and opened it to the public as a museum. The bottom level of the mill serves as a museum displaying mining and milling artifacts, old payroll records, milling receipts, and old photographs. After touring the Dougle Eagle mine, and the Argo Mill, visitors can pan for gold and gems. National Register #78000836 (1978)
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Visit to the Argo Mill | Lamentations on Chemistry
After years of driving by the Argo mill in Idaho Springs, Colorado, we decided to turn off of I-70 and take the tour. Admittedly my interest in the mining history of the west had something to do with it. This is a very unusual historical site and is worth a stop for those with an interest…
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Traveling Tales トラベリング テールズ: Argo Gold Mill
Last weekend Liz, Jen, and I went to Idaho Springs for a look at Colorado's mining history. Perched on the hillside above the town sits the Argo Gold Mill, a structure dedicated to breaking down gold bearing ores to extract the precious minerals inside.
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Argo Gold Mine & Mill, located on Interstate 70, 35 miles west of Denver in Idaho Springs, Colorado. The Tunnel - In 1893 construction of the Argo Tunnel Began. It would be 17 years before it would reach Central City, over 4.5 miles away. The tunnel would provide water drainage, ventilation and economical transportation of the gold bearing ore from the many mines it would intersect along the way. The Argo Mill was constructed to process the gold bearing ore from these mines. When completed, the Argo would be the largest mill of its type in the world. The mill processed over 100 million dollars of gold ore at the old time prices of $18.00 to $35.00 per ounce and stands today as a memorial to the hard rock miners of the day when gold was king. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Argo Gold Mine Mill and Museum Tours | Denver Business Directory
Located on I-70 just 35 minutes west of Denver in Idaho Springs, Colorado In 1893 construction of the Argo Tunnel Began. It would be 17 years before it would reach Central City, over 4.5 miles away. The tunnel would provide water drainage, ventilation and economical transportation of the gold bearing ore from the many mines [...]
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The Outskirts of Suburbia: Argo Gold Mine, Idaho Springs, Co. (PG 156)
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