Photo courtesy of Bob Rinker
The Mt. Champion Mill processed ore from one of the most famous mines in the
The crew at the Mt. Champion, left to right: John Hrabcak - cook; John Cortellini;
Dorsey Almond; Jim (Stoney) McDonald; John O'Connell.
A piece of the massive equipment used at the Mt. Champion: a jaw crusher, or all that
remaims of it, found on the top level of the mill in 1972.
A section of the 6,100 foot long aerial tramway that connected The Champion Mine
with the lower mill. Miners routinely rode the swinging one-ton buckets to and from
work. (Colorado GOLD, Stephen M. Voynick)