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Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
Aspen Weekly Times. Volume: 12 [XII], Issue No. 8
Info Publication Date:
February 20, 1892
Info found on page:
2
Info Title:
Blue Bell with a Big Strike
Another Big Strike.
graphic for visual presentation of text Another big strike has been made in the Blue Bell mine in Squaw gulch, which shows this property to be apparently a world beater, says a telegram from Cripple Creek to the Denver News.
graphic for visual presentation of text In the tunnel which is being run in to cut the main ore body at a distance of sixty feet under cover, a vein of ore two feet in thickness and carrying galena, grey copper, tellurium and a small amount of free gold was encountered, and the owners of this property are highly elated over the strike.
graphic for visual presentation of text A large force of men are working on the property and the ore is being sacked for shipment as soon as the roads are put in a passable condition.
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Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
Aspen Daily Leader. Volume: 1 [I], Issue No. 63
Info Publication Date:
April 13, 1892
Info found on page:
1
Info Title:
Blue Bell Working Hard
The Blue Bell is running five shifts, three in the mine and two in the shaft. A large quantity of ore is awaiting shipment.
graphic for visual presentation of text The tunnel is 200 feet down.
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Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
White Pine Cone. Volume: 9 [IX], Issue No. 29
Info Publication Date:
August 5, 1892
Info found on page:
2
Info Title:
Blue Bell Gets Gold From Water
A dispatch from Cripple Creek says an experiment just made in the Blue Bell is causing a considerable sensation in the camp. A couple of amalgam plates were laid in the stream which escapes from the mine at the foot of the hill with very considerable force and collected in twenty-four hours a button of twenty grains of gold, thus proving the presence of gold held in solution in the water.
graphic for visual presentation of text Experiment is to be repeated with more plates of large dimensions.
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Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
Daily Chronicle {Aspen]. Volume: 4 [IV], Issue No. 335
Info Publication Date:
December 2, 1892
Info found on page:
2
Info Title:
Blue Bell Vein Uncovered
The main vein of the Blue Bell at Cripple Creek, has been uncovered for a distance of a thousand feet, the tunnel is now in 450 feet and the shaft has reached a depth of 160 feet. It is intended to connect the shaft and the tunnel as development proceeds.
graphic for visual presentation of text The present development consists of upraising and driving forward in the breast of the tunnel. The vein is six feet wide, in a granite and porphyry formation.
graphic for visual presentation of text There are many hundreds of tons of ore on the dump and in the ore house waiting the completion of the new mill which is to be erected just below, near the mouth of the tunnel.
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Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Morning Times. Volume: 3 [III], Issue No. 250
Info Publication Date:
February 6, 1896
Info found on page:
1
Info Title:
Blue Bell Bought by the Ptarmigan People
PTARMIGAN'S PURCHASE
graphic for visual presentation of textThe Blue Bell Bought by the Ptarmigan People
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graphic for visual presentation of text The Ptarmigan Gold Mining company, one of the recent incorporations, has secured two valuable claims in Cripple Creek and is in a position to make things hum, which they are rapidly preparing to do. The company has purchased the Nora H., close to the Elkton on Raven hill, and the Blue Bell on Gold Hill, near Anaconda.
graphic for visual presentation of text The latter was purchased from the Blue Bell company for $7,500, one third of which was paid in cash and the balance is to be paid in eighteen months. The Nora H. was purchased from Henry and others for $10,000.
graphic for visual presentation of text The Blue Bell has been developed by a 600 feet tunnel and several shafts. About half way in the tunnel there is a vein of ore that runs two ounces gold, seventy ounces silver and twenty-three per cent lead; in the breast there are twenty-one feet of ore that will run from $20 to $30 gold.
graphic for visual presentation of text The Nora H. is also making an encouraging showing and is being prepared for a patent.
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graphic for visual presentation of text The company has ordered a plant of machinery and will sink{?] on the Blue Bell to the tunnel, at the same time the work of taking out ore from the tunnel will continue. It is proposed to ship the first 1,000 tons to the cyanide mill at Florence, and arrangements looking to a contract with the Florence people are now pending.
graphic for visual presentation of text The company capitalized for 1,000,000 shares, par value $1 each, has 200,000 shares treasury stock and $30,000 in the treasure with no debts.
graphic for visual presentation of textW. H. Jacobs, who has mined successfully in Boulder, La Plata and Clear Creek counties, is president.
graphic for visual presentation of textA. A. McDonald, the owner of the Belden mine at Red Cliff, is vice-president.
graphic for visual presentation of textG. E. Hannan, one of Denver's most popular business men, is secretary.
graphic for visual presentation of textEd. Dickson, one of the leading attorneys of Denver, is a member of the board of directors.
graphic for visual presentation of textH. J. Sisty, a mining man of wide experience, is manager and also one of the directory.
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Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Morning Times. Volume: 3 [III], Issue No. 251
Info Publication Date:
February 7, 1896
Info found on page:
1
Info Title:
Blue Bell lease Call On the Ptarmigan Co. Bond and Lease
The Ptarmigan company's bond and lease on the Blue Bell calls for the payment of $75,000 and the lease has eighteen months to run. The property is being actively developed.
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Type/Category of Info:
General Mining News
Info Source From:
The Engineering and Mining Journal. Volume: 75 [LXXV], Issue No. 10
Info Publication Date:
March 7, 1903
Info found on page:
384
Info Title:
Blue Bell Mining, Milling and Power Co. Annual Meeting Stuff
Blue Bell Mining, Milling and Power Company—At the deferred annual meeting in Cheyenne, Wyo., the following directors were elected:
graphic for visual presentation of textCharles Walden
graphic for visual presentation of textDuncan Chisholm
graphic for visual presentation of textH. C. Shimp
graphic for visual presentation of textJohn McConaghy
graphic for visual presentation of textC. F. Rickey.
graphic for visual presentation of text Mr. Rickey was afterward elect­ed president, Mr. Walden vice-president, Mr. Shimp secretary and Mr. Chisholm treasurer.
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Type/Category of Info:
Article
Info Source From:
The Engineering and Mining Journal. Volume: 88 [LXXXVIII], Issue No. 22
Info Publication Date:
November 27, 1909
Info found on page:
1062
Info Title:
Blue Bell Tunnel as a Drainage Tunnel
The Blue Bell tunnel was the first tunnel in the district. Its adit was in granite at an elevation of 9335 ft. above sea level and about 15 ft. below the original water level of the region. The tunnel had a maximum flow of 200 gal. per min., and the flow continued for several years.
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Abstracted from an article about the Roosevelt Deep Drainage Tunnel by Rufus M. Bagg, Jr.
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