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Jail

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1890s. End of Walnut St.

A low-slung, hewn log structure with a metal roof, heavy timber shutters, and steel-barred windows, the Tincup jail has ceiling logs that extend through the front gable and dovetailed log walls that project beyond the corners. Even the outhouse has an outside lock.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Jail", [, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-GU38.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 546-546.

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