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The Historic Argo Mill and Tunnel #1 Attraction in Idaho

The Argo is a central character in the story of the Colorado gold-rush, and remains one of the largest, most well-preserved historic gold mills in the world. Tripadvisor® recommends the Argo Mill and Tunnel Tour as the #1 thing to do in Idaho Springs for

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Gold Panning

Gold panning lessons are included in each tour ticket price. Each visitor gets the

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Important Visitor Info

The Argo Mill and Tunnel provides educational tours to groups from all over

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Gallery

Name: Argo Tunnel surface plant Date: Circa 1900 Phase: Tunnel operations

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Tours & Prices

A gold panning lesson and experience, which lasts about 20 minutes, is also

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Argo Tunnel

The Argo Mill and Tunnel is a wonder of ingenuity, technology, and

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Colorado Artists

ARGO Mill is proud to represent the following Colorado artists: Lora Brady,

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Contact

There is ample parking right in front of the Argo Mercantile. Plus, Idaho Springs is

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Paper Bird Music Video Shoot

Check out the WALL STREET JOURNAL BLOG featuring Paper Bird’s “Don’t

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Groups

GROUP DISCOUNT RATES: Are available to groups 25 and larger. Schools 25-50

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Argo Gold Mine and Mill Wikipedia

The Argo Gold Mine and Mill is a former gold mining and milling property in Idaho Springs, Colorado, featuring an intact gold mill built at the entrance of 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 Cityand allow easier ore removal. The success of the tunnel as an access route meant that a large volume of ore began exiting at the Idaho Springs entranc

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Argo Mill & Tunnel Colorado

The Argo Mill, Mine and Museum tour is educational and fun for all ages! During its heyday, the mine procesed more than one hundred million dollars of gold ore. HOURS: Open 7 Days a Week 10am 6pm daily. Tours run at the top of the hour. The last tour is at 5pm. FACILITY AMENITIES: Brochures Available, Gift Shop, Parking on site.

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Argo Mill and Tunnel (Idaho Springs) 2021 All You Need

My 8 year old nephew is a rock and geology enthusiast so we made a trip to Idaho Springs to visit the Argo Mill and Tunnel as well as another local gold mine that

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Argo Gold Mine and Mill Historic Gold Mine Idaho

Not Everything That Glitters is Gold. At the Mighty ARGO MILL and TUNNEL, you will be given an in-depth tour of the mine, be taken through the tunnel which is one-hundred twenty feet in the ground and get a chance to pan for gold! This is a great chance to expose yourself and your family to some rich American history while having a blast!

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Argo Gold Mine & Mill News From The Diggings

Jun 16, 2017· The Argo Gold Mine & Mill is one of the most fascinating pieces of tour-able mining history in the United States. Not only does it conduct tours of a retired gold mine, but it includes one of the most advanced turn of the century Mills and a tunnel that encompasses remarkable strides forward in drilling technology.

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Argo Tunnel Wikipedia

The Argo Tunnel is a 4.16-mile (6.69 km) mine drainage and access tunnel with its portal at Idaho Springs, Colorado, USA. It was originally called the Newhouse Tunnel after its primary investor, Salt Lake City mining magnate Samuel Newhouse, and appears by that name in many industry publications from the time period when it was constructed. The tunnel intersected nearly all the major gold mines between Idaho Springs and Central City, and is the longest such drainage tunn

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Argo Gold Mine and Mill Wikipedia

The Argo Gold Mine and Mill is a former gold mining and milling property in Idaho Springs, Colorado, featuring an intact gold mill built at the entrance of the Argo Tunnel.The tunnel was built between 1893 and 1910 to drain the gold mines in

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Argo Gold Mine and Mill Historic Gold Mine Idaho

Not Everything That Glitters is Gold. At the Mighty ARGO MILL and TUNNEL, you will be given an in-depth tour of the mine, be taken through the tunnel which is one-hundred twenty feet in the ground and get a chance to pan for gold! This is a great chance to

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Full mine tour and gold panning Review of Argo Mill and

Sep 29, 2020· Argo Mill and Tunnel: Full mine tour and gold panning See 871 traveler reviews, 411 candid photos, and great deals for Idaho Springs, CO, at Tripadvisor.

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The Argo Tunnel Served 200 Gold Mines in Colorado The

The Argo Mill and Tunnel is a wonder of ingenuity, technology, and entrepreneurial spirit. Begun in 1893, the 4.2-mile-long Argo Tunnel cuts an ingenious path through the hills, draining and servicing hundreds of miles of workings, thereby prolonging the productivity of the famous gold

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Argo Gold Mine & Mill Tour Idaho Springs, CO

Argo Gold Mine & Mill is a national historic site located about 45 minutes from Denver. Year round tours are led by experienced guides and cover the tunnel, the mine and the mill. There is a live demonstration of crushing, milling and rock drilling.

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“Mighty” gondola plan for Idaho Springs would anchor

Nov 14, 2019· A hydraulic disaster in January 1943 closed the Argo Mill and its 4.2-mile tunnel, which stretched nearly to Central City, draining 250 miles of gold mine shafts in the renowned “richest square mile on Earth.” The mill and tunnel were dormant for nearly 30 years before a group of local investors renovated the Argo as a tourist attraction.

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Argo Mine & Mill Gold Prospecting Mining Equipment

The Argo Gold Mill and Argo Tunnel in Idaho Springs, Colorado made quite an impact on the state’s mining history. It all began in 1859 with the first discovery of placer gold, and continued until 1943 following a fatal underground accident that closed the mill and tunnel forever.

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Argo Tunnel Wikipedia

The Argo Tunnel is a 4.16-mile (6.69 km) mine drainage and access tunnel with its portal at Idaho Springs, Colorado, USA.It was originally called the Newhouse Tunnel after its primary investor, Salt Lake City mining magnate Samuel Newhouse, and appears by that name in many industry publications from the time period when it was constructed.The tunnel intersected nearly all the major gold mines

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The Story of the Nash County Gold Rush Michael K. Brantley

Mar 18, 2019· A mine was known as the Mann-Arrington Gold Mine and later Arrington Gold Mine, and still another called Edmonds Gold Mine. There is some thought that the community took its name from the mine (ARringtonGOld). The Argo was said to have

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See The Big Argo Mill Redevelopment Plans (And A Peek

Mar 07, 2018· (Courtesy Snohetta) Artist rendering of the proposed redevelopment of the Argo Mill in Idaho Springs, Colorado. When Mary Jane Loevlie and Bob Bowland learned that the old Argo Mill in

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Argo Gold Mine History The Argo Mill and Tunnel Idaho

The Argo and Mining History: The Mill and Tunnel Behind it All. Mill and Tunnel Operations: 1893-1943. During the Colorado Gold Rush, the Clear Creek and Gilpin County mining districts were known as The Richest Square Mile on Earth. The Argo played an integral part in this story. Construction of the Argo Tunnel (then called the Newhouse Tunnel

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Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel re-opening for first time in 75

The historic Argo Tunnel and Argo Mill could soon draw tourists like it once drew miners. The Tunnel is a 4.16-mile mine drainage and access tunnel with its

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Idaho Springs Argo Mill and tunnel redevelopment project

May 16, 2017· The historic Argo Tunnel and Argo Mill could soon draw tourists in the way it once drew miners, promising revitalization for a town eager to mine

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Argo Gold Mine & Mill CBS Denver

Aug 15, 2017· Argo Gold Mine & Mill (credit: Mary Jane Loevlie ) Argo Gold Mine & Mill (credit: CBS) Argo Gold Mine & Mill (credit: CBS) Nuggets 117, Mavericks 113. Latest Photos.

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