Colorado Ghost Town Photography - Coal Creek, Colorado

June 26, 2019Posted by Webmaster

 

Coal Creek is displayed on modern maps and is very far from being a ghost town. However, even with the new homes being built, it is still much less than it once was. Several buildings of era remain, but the site contains very little historic perseverance as some other towns do.

The town had a post office by 1873 and at one time had a population of nearly 5000. One who visits now would hardly think this is a ghost town - until they realize the current population is around 250. That makes it a ghost town. In 1907, fire destroyed most of the old town.


Masonic lodge and IOOF hall, 1887.
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Era business building
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Modern homes at the site.
Camera Used: Canon Canon PowerShot S5 IS
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Era homes are still present.
Camera Used: Canon Canon PowerShot S5 IS
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Date Taken: 2009:06:06 14:45:54        Want to use this image? See the More information tab.

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