San Juan County

Silverton - Eureka

Unique offering on Pristine Colorado Mountain land. These parcels are located North of Silverton and near the Townsite of Eureka.. Some parcels adjoin the townsite of Eureka. Some are near the townsite of Eureka. Some parcels are just North of the Townsite of Eureka along the Alpine scenic by-way. From Silverton take county road 2 to the North. Eureka has to be one among the early mining towns to almost disappear without a trace. Once the possessor of a main street that boasted "the finest saloons anywhere", the main street is no more. The town got is start in 1860 when a small group of miners began to dig and pan around the banks of the Animas River south of the mining town of Animas Forks. Eureka never became a boomtown. Rather, it grew slowly but steadily with train service coming to the town in 1896. To escape the danger of avalanches which were common in the area, the town was situated midway between the slopes of two mountainsides at a turn of the Animas River. The Sunnyside mill was the main economic source for the town. When the mill closed in 1938, Eureka was no more. What are left are foundations that climb the mountainside as reminders of the town that was

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Name click on links for info &pics MS# Acres +/- power Notes $$$$
Beach Lode 17954 4.311 no High on the mountain above Eureka. mountain stream SOLD
Ben Bolt Lode 994 8.35 no up the mountain above Rarus. Below the Historic Toltec group 15,000
Big Cliff Lode 17954 9.815 no High above the Animas River and Eureka. mountain stream, waterfal.l 45,000
Caesar Lode 6715 8.233 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect SOLD
Daisey aka Daisy Lode 1693 10.3 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 10,900
Eagle Lode 17954 8.555 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect SOLD
Empire State Lode 17951 7.0 no Animas River flows through property. Alpine loop road. 25000
Excelsior Lode 19110 8.89 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 9,500
Excelsior ext. Lode 19910 8.739 no Animas River flows through property. Alpine Loop road through property easily accessible. Camp, RV, Build 55,000
Flora Frederick lode 2605 7.6 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. 10,900
Frances Lode 19411 5.513 100 ft. Near County road 2. S. of Eureka. Camp,RV,build 55,000
Garibaldi Lode 659 4.7 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Potential ice climbing 6,900
Gold Brick 19110 10.138 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect. Above Ore Cache 9,800
Hard Cash Lode 1241 10.33 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 8,900 SOLD
Homestake Lode 19110 7.833 no Alpine Loop road through property easily accessible. Camp, RV, build. 55,000
Homestake Annex 19110 10 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect. adjoins excelsior and Homestake ext. 8,900
Homestake ext. 19110 5.99 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect. adjoines Homestake lode & Homestake annex. Camp, RV, build 5,900
Iron Lode 2325 10.3 no Crosses Alpine Loop road. Mountain stream. 20,000 SOLD
Joe Shipley Lode 19106 7.28 yes Animas River flows through property. Just N. of Eureka. Alpine Loop road near property. Easy access. Electric. Camp, RV, build 98,000
Little Flossie 2327 7.2 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 7,500
Little Giant Lode 19411 10.143 100 ft. S. of Eureka. near Alpine loop road. Camp, RV, build 75,000
Lotah Lode 17954 6.903 100 ft mountain stream. just N. of Eureka. Camp, RV, build. 85,000
Mauds aka Maud S.. 2466 8.0 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 8,000
Niagra Lode 2133 9.64 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect SOLD
Ore Cache Lode 19110 10.247 no Crosses Alpine Loop road and Animas River. 42,000
Pavillion Lode 1601 9.9 yes Animas River frontage. Just N. of Eureka. Alpine Loop road near property. Easy access. Electric. Camp, RV, build 119,000
Paymaster Lode 1694 7.8 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect SOLD
Protection Lode 17954 9.244 yes must be sold with Protection #1. Just above the townsite of Eureka Camp, RV, build. old mine tunnel caved in 99,000/both
Protection #1 Lode 17954 1.793 yes must be sold with Protection Lode. Just above the townsite of Eureka. Camp, RV, build. old mine tunnel caved in 99,000/both
Rarus Lode 995 10.3 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 8,200
Ruby Lode 2326 7.3 no Steep. Mt. Stream. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 7,900 under contract
Ruby Cross Lode 2328 9.6 no Crosses Alpine Loop road and Animas River. 46,500
Schiller Lode 1431 10.33 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect. adjoins Sunset lode. 7900
Shakespeare Lode 2465 7.5 no just off the Alpine loop road. N. of Eureka above the old boarding house 12,900 SOLD
Silver Comet Lode 2134 4.906 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 5,000 SOLD
Specie Lode 1602 6.6 yes Animas River flows through property. Just N. of Eureka. Alpine Loop road near property. Easy access. Electric. Camp, RV, build 99,000
Sue Amanda Lode 2605 3.8 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect SOLD
Sunset Lode 19411 9.82 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect. Adjoins Schiller lode 7900
Vesta Lode 19127 8.553 no Across from the old boarding house on the Mountainside. 12,900 SOLD
Vesta Grande Lode 17954 10.331 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect 9,800
Yellowstone Lode 17954 9.268 no Steep. Very remote. Must hike & climb. Prospect. mountain stream 15,000 under contract
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