Polar Star & Eagle Mill

and the C&S transfer station



Avon Mill
Banta Hill Mine & Mill
Bobtail Mine
Bonanza & Freedom
California Mine
Chase Mine
Eureka Mine & Mill
Fifty Gold Mines Mill
Frontenac  Mine
Gold Coin Mine
Gold Collar
Grand Army
Grand Central Mine
Gregory Buell/U.P.R
Gunnell Mine
Hidden Treasure Mill
Humphry Concentrator
Iron City Mill
Meade Mill
New York Mill
Old Town Mine
Pease Kansas Mine
Pewabic/Iron Mines
Pittsburg Mine
Polar Star & Eagle Mill
Prize Mine
Randolf Mill
Rialto Mine
Rocky Mountain
Roderick Dhu
Saratoga Mine
Topeka Mine
Tucker Mine & Mill
Wheeler Mill
Whiting Mine


These mills where where Chase Gulch met with Clear Creek.  This was also the location of the transfer station where ore was directly transferred to the C&S.

The Polar Star used amalgamation and concentration processes.  It had 40 slow drop 500-pound stamps with amalgamation plates, 8 Gilpin County bumpers.  It's capacity was 49-60 tons.

The Eagle also used amalgamation and concentration.  It had 20-25 stamps and Gilpin County bumpers.  It's capacity was 70 tons.

Mile Post 36.30


Polar Star (center right) , C&S Transfer and Eagle above Polar Star.
Harry Lake 1900-1910?

Black Hawk with Polar Star and Eagle in center.
Abbott Collection

Looking north, Polar Star is on left and Eagle is in center.
Abbott Collection

Gilpin Historic Society

Polar Star
Mark Baldwin,  January 2004

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