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Empire State; aka Empire Lee
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Info Database Last Updated 28.10.2020 (Entity News entries: 13)
Type/Category of Info:
Special/Editorial Correspondence
Info Source From:
The Engineering and Mining Journal, November 13, 1909. Volume: 88 [LXXXVIII], Issue No.: 20
Info found on page:
994
Info Title:
Maloney Shaft of the Empire State is Shipping
Denver. Nov. 5—Lessees on the Maloney shaft of the Empire State, of the Isabella company, have discovered a new ore shoot at 350 ft. deep, and have begun shipping.

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Above Info was Last Updated on 20.05.2019 (20:08:43)
Above Info was First Seen 20.05.2019

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Engineering and Mining Journal, November 27, 1909. Volume: 88 [LXXXVIII], Issue No.: 22
Info found on page:
1089
Info Title:
Big Lease Given By Isabella Gold Mining Company
The biggest lease ever granted on a producing mine in the Cripple Creek district was recently executed when the Isabella Gold Mining Company turned over to T. B. Burbridge, of Denver, and the Western Investment Company 65 acres of Isabella ground on Bull hill for two years, on a graded royalty.
graphic for visual presentation of text The lease covers the following properties: Empire State, Emmas 1 and 2, Comet, Tom Thumb, Bully, Snow Bird and Jack Rabbits Nos. 1 to 5. [possible print error for 4? Not been able to find Jack Rabbit No.5.]

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Above Info was Last Updated on 28.05.2019 (19:22:39)
Above Info was First Seen 28.05.2019

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Engineering and Mining Journal, September 16, 1911. Volume: 92 [XCII], Issue No.: 12
Info found on page:
564
Info Title:
Western Investment Company August Shipping
Western Investment Company—This company, leasing on the Victor, Empire State and Ophir, shipped 50 cars of ore in August.

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Above Info was Last Updated on 26.03.2019 (21:50:41)
Above Info was First Seen 26.03.2019

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Engineering and Mining Journal, October 21, 1911. Volume: 92 [XCII], Issue No.: 17
Info found on page:
818
Info Title:
Empire State To Be Leased in Blocks
Empire State—This property of the Isabella company, Lester Grant, superintendent, will be leased in blocks. Eight leases have already been granted.

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Above Info was Last Updated on 27.03.2019 (16:36:29)
Above Info was First Seen 27.03.2019

Type/Category of Info:
Article
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, November 8, 1913. Volume: 107 [CVII], Issue No.: 19
Info found on page:
734
Info Title:
Depth of the Lee & Empire State Shafts
Isabella Mines Co., Lee shaft, on Bull Hill, is now 1275 ft., and the Empire State shaft is down 1220 ft.
Above Info was Last Updated on 26.11.2019 (10:27:34)
Above Info was First Seen 20.11.2019

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, February 14, 1920. Volume: 120 [CXX], Issue No.: 7
Info found on page:
238
Info Title:
Empire State shaft of the Isabella
The northern extension of the rich Maloney vein has been cut at the fifth level of the Empire State shaft of the Isabella company on Bull hill, by Ed Lindsey, lessee.
graphic for visual presentation of text Two cars shipped to date netted between $30 and $40 per ton.
Above Info was Last Updated on 24.02.2020 (15:46:59)
Above Info was First Seen 24.02.2020

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, April 3, 1920. Volume: 120 [CXX], Issue No.: 14
Info found on page:
501
Info Title:
Empire State Shaft to Be New Base of Operations
Directors of the Isabella Mines Co., at a special meeting held in Colorado Springs, have determined to change the base of operations from the Lee shaft to the Empire State shaft, situated at about the centre of the group.
graphic for visual presentation of text The Lee shaft-house and machinery were recently destroyed by fire of unknown origin, entailing a loss in excess of $100,000 with insurance of about $25,000.
graphic for visual presentation of text The Empire State shaft now 1100 ft. deep will be sunk 235 ft further, to correspond to the 15th level of the Lee, at a depth of 1275 ft. Two new cables 1600 ft. long have been ordered and will be wound at the Empire State shaft immediately upon delivery when sinking will be started.
graphic for visual presentation of text All lessees, ten in number, will be given extensions of their respective leases.
Above Info was Last Updated on 24.02.2020 (21:47:06)
Above Info was First Seen 24.02.2020

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, April 3, 1920. Volume: 120 [CXX], Issue No.: 14
Info found on page:
501
Info Title:
Isabella Leasing Co. To Use Empire State Shaft
The Isabella Leasing Co., recently organized by stockholders of the parent company, had just cut the Larson vein, about midway between the Lee and the Empire State, and grab-samples are said to be above average.
graphic for visual presentation of text So when the directors of the Isabella Mines Co., at a special meeting held in Colorado Springs, determined to change the base of operations from the Lee shaft to the Empire State shaft, situated at about the centre of the group, it should prove beneficial, as the virgin ground to the west can now be exploited at comparatively small cost.
graphic for visual presentation of text The Empire State shaft now 1100 ft. deep will be sunk 235 ft further, to correspond to the 15th level of the Lee, at a depth of 1275 ft. Two new cables 1600 ft. long have been ordered and will be wound at the Empire State shaft immediately upon delivery when sinking will be started. All lessees, ten in number, will be given extensions of their respective leasses.
graphic for visual presentation of text The Maloney and No. 2 veins of the Isabella system will be thoroughly exploited by the Isabella Leasing Co., holding a five-year lease.
Above Info was Last Updated on 24.02.2020 (21:52:36)
Above Info was First Seen 24.02.2020

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, May 15, 1920. Volume: 120 [CXX], Issue No.: 20
Info found on page:
720
Info Title:
Empire State Drained
The Empire State shaft of the Isabella Mines Co., in the centre of the Bull Hill area, has been unwatered to the 1000-ft. level and sinking to the 1500-ft. point will start as soon as the contract is let. The Empire will become the main working shaft.
graphic for visual presentation of text The shafthouse, ore-house, and machinery at the Lee shaft were destroyed by fire early in the year.
Above Info was Last Updated on 26.02.2020 (13:40:18)
Above Info was First Seen 26.02.2020

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, May 29, 1920. Volume: 120 [CXX], Issue No.: 22
Info found on page:
806
Info Title:
Empire State Preparing to Sink
An electric hoist has been placed at the 900-ft. level of the Empire State shaft, Isabella Mines Co., to be used when sinking of the shaft is started.
graphic for visual presentation of text Six sets of lessees on the property are producing and shipping a good grade of ore from the upper levels.
Above Info was Last Updated on 26.02.2020 (21:47:44)
Above Info was First Seen 26.02.2020

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, June 5, 1920. Volume: 120 [CXX], Issue No.: 23
Info found on page:
840
Info Title:
Empire State Shaft-Sinking Contract Has Not Yet Been Let
The Empire State shaft-sinking contract has not yet been let by Isabella Mines Co. management. The shaft is to be sunk from 1100 to 1500 ft. on this Bull Hill property.
Above Info was Last Updated on 27.02.2020 (10:15:46)
Above Info was First Seen 26.02.2020

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, July 3, 1920. Volume: 121 [CXXI], Issue No.: 1
Info found on page:
23
Info Title:
Isabella Mines Co. To Sink Empire State Themself
The Isabella Mines Co., having failed to secure satisfactory bids for sinking the Empire State shaft, is doing the work on company-account.
graphic for visual presentation of text Lessees on the property continue production.
Above Info was Last Updated on 27.02.2020 (22:21:21)
Above Info was First Seen 27.02.2020

Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Mining and Scientific Press, July 24, 1920. Volume: 121 [CXXI], Issue No.: 4
Info found on page:
134
Info Title:
Empire State Sinking Cut Into Vein
A vein of altered granite, not hitherto cut on the property, has been found in sinking the Empire State shaft of the Isabella Mines Co., below the 900-ft, level station.
graphic for visual presentation of text The vein has two streaks, two feet apart, that sample $30 to $50 per ton. It has a north-west strike and dips strongly to the north-west.
graphic for visual presentation of text The shaft is to be continued to the 1500-ft. point.
Above Info was Last Updated on 29.02.2020 (18:16:53)
Above Info was First Seen 29.02.2020