The Mollie Kathleen mine surrendered more than $2 million from its ten levels after Mollie Kathleen Gertner opened it in 1891. Since it switched to mining tourists' pockets in the 1950s, it has become a popular mine tour. Visitors ride the “skip” 1,000 feet underground to inspect a hard rock gold mine, now owned by a grand-son of Verner Z. Reed, who was one of Cripple Creek's millionaires.
You are here
Mollie Kathleen Mine
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.