Lunchtime Lecture Series

Jul 22, 2015 (Past event)

Schoolhouse Museum on Frisco's Main Street - Built 1899

The History of the Royal Tiger Mines Company

Presented by Bill Fountain

Founded in 1917 by John A. Traylor, this mining company purchased most of the major mines in Breckenridge including the Tiger, Cashier, Jessie, Wellington, Rose of Breckenridge, Minnie, Wire Patch, and the French Creek Tunnel.  Discover the history of these mines and mills and the passing of ownership to the B & B Mines Company with “then and now” photos up to the 1930s.

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