Victor Field Trip June 2011

On June 4, 2011, members of HPA participated in a field trip to historic Victor, Colorado.

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Victor trip included a tour of the CC&V Mine, where they gave us a marvelous up-close tour of the entire operation.


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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CC&V Mine tour


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Tour group on one of the mine's biggest ore transport trucks.


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Tour group on one of the mine's biggest ore transport trucks.


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This ore transport truck was larger than any truck we'd ever seen.


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See how truly huge this ore transport truck is compared to the largest of Gray Line's charter busses!


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Tour group having lunch inside the main room of the Community Center, formerly the Swedish Lutheran Church.


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Tour group having lunch inside the main room of the Community Center, formerly the Swedish Lutheran Church.


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This photo shows part of the beautiful ceiling mural in the Community Center that was painted by a former resident named Noel Wallace.


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Another photo showing part of the beautiful ceiling mural in the Community Center that was painted by a former resident named Noel Wallace.


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One more photo showing part of the beautiful ceiling mural in the Community Center that was painted by a former resident named Noel Wallace.


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Outside front of the Center Church located in Victor, Colorado.


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This photo shows a portion of downtown Victor's historic district. On the left is the Hotel Victor, which is still active.

 


This project is partially funded by a State Historic Fund grant awarded from the Colorado Historical Society.