Down by the Old Mill Stream

Down by the Old Mill Stream (HMY5F)

Location: Golden, CO 80401 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 45.372', W 105° 13.472'

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Golden had a variety of businesses and industries in operation during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among these were four flour mills-the Rock Mill, the Brick Mill, the Binder Mill, and the Golden Mill. Mill races, or ditches dug from Clear Creek channeled water to turn grinding wheels like this one for the mills to operate. Golden's mills served the surrounding communities for nearly 100 years.

This stone is thought to be the grinding wheel from the Rock Flour Mill, donated by the Barber Family.

Picture captions:The Rock Flour Mill located at 9th St. and Cheyenne Ave.The Golden Milling Co., presently the Golden Mill Feed Store.

HM NumberHMY5F
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 5:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 480765 N 4400722
Decimal Degrees39.75620000, -105.22453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.372', W 105° 13.472'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 22.32" N, 105° 13' 28.32" W
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Area Code(s)303, 720
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1040-1050 Clear Creek Trail, Golden CO 80401, US
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