Cripple Creek, CO Photos

Cripple Creek, CO was during the 1890s a boom town, site of some of the world's richest gold mines. Most of the heritage Victorian commercial buildings along Bennett Avenue have now been restored & converted to casinos & hotels. The local museum displays mining, rail & Western history.

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Midand Terminal Depot now Cripple Creek District Museum beside mine headframe. Cripple Creek, CO.Bennett Avenue, main heritage street of Cripple Creek. Cripple Creek, CO.Heritage buildings along Bennett Avenue most of which were built in 1896 after fire destroyed the town. Cripple Creek, CO.443 E. Bennett Ave. now Wild West Casino & Brewery. Cripple Creek, CO.
Midand Terminal Depot (1895) now Cripple Creek District Museum beside mine headframe. Cripple Creek, CO.Bennett Avenue, main heritage street of Cripple Creek. Cripple Creek, CO.Heritage buildings along Bennett Avenue most of which were built in 1896 after fire destroyed the town. Cripple Creek, CO.443 E. Bennett Ave. now Wild West Casino & Brewery. Cripple Creek, CO.
Bay windows of 419 E. Bennett Ave. now Old Chicago Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Gold Mining Stock Exchange now Elks Lodge. Cripple Creek, CO.Gold Mining Stock Exchange upper story. Cripple Creek, CO.J.S. Neall & Co. block built as assay office. Cripple Creek, CO.
Bay windows of 419 E. Bennett Ave. now Old Chicago Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Gold Mining Stock Exchange (1896) (373-9 E. Bennett Ave.) now Elks Lodge. Cripple Creek, CO.Gold Mining Stock Exchange upper story. Cripple Creek, CO.J.S. Neall & Co. block (1896) (361-3 E. Bennett Ave.) built as assay office. Cripple Creek, CO.
Cripple Creek City Hall & Fire Station. Cripple Creek, CO.Becker & Nolan block has served as a saloon, bank, telegraph office, law offices & casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Corner entrance of Becker & Nolan block. Cripple Creek, CO.Fairley Brothers & Lampman Block now Colorado Grand Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.
Cripple Creek City Hall & Fire Station (1898) (337-43 E. Bennett Ave.). Cripple Creek, CO.Becker & Nolan block (1896) (301 E. Bennett Ave.) has served as a saloon, bank, telegraph office, law offices & casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Corner entrance of Becker & Nolan block (1896). Cripple Creek, CO.Fairley Brothers & Lampman (F.B.&L.) Block (1896) (300 E. Bennett Ave.) now Colorado Grand Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.
Pittsburgh Building. Cripple Creek, CO.Weinberg, Aspen & Iland buildings on Bennett Ave. Cripple Creek, CO.Weinberg Block now Creeker's Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Decorative details of Weinberg Block. Cripple Creek, CO.
Pittsburgh Building (1896) (277 E. Bennett Ave.). Cripple Creek, CO.Weinberg, Aspen & Iland buildings on Bennett Ave. Cripple Creek, CO.Weinberg Block (1896) (276-8 E. Bennett Ave.) now Creeker's Casino. Cripple Creek, CO. Style: Italianate.Decorative details of Weinberg Block. Cripple Creek, CO.
Iland Block now Brass Ass Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Brass Ass Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.H. Schradsky & Jamison Blocks now poker room & general store. Cripple Creek, CO.L'Abbe & Phenix Blocks now J.P. McGills Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.
Iland Block (268 E. Bennett Ave.) now Brass Ass Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Brass Ass Casino (264 E. Bennett Ave.). Cripple Creek, CO.H. Schradsky & Jamison Blocks (1896) (248 & 246 E. Bennett Ave.) now poker room & general store. Cripple Creek, CO.L'Abbe (1889) & Phenix (1896) Blocks (232 Bennett Ave.) now J.P. McGills Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.
Womack's Gaming Parlor infill. Cripple Creek, CO.Victorian buildings along Bennett Ave. Cripple Creek, CO.T.R. Lorimer Block now Uncle Sams Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Turf Club Room & Coors Building now Buffalo Billys Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.
Womack's Gaming Parlor infill (1991). Cripple Creek, CO.Victorian buildings along Bennett Ave. Cripple Creek, CO.T.R. Lorimer Block (1896) (249 E. Bennett Ave.) now Uncle Sams Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Turf Club Room & Coors Building (1896) (237-9 & 241-3 E. Bennett Ave.) now Buffalo Billys Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.
Piggott Block, A&K Block & Tutt Building now Buffalo Billys Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Carr Building now Gold Rush Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.The Palace Block now Womacks Palace Hotel & Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Brick facade of The Palace Block Hotel. Cripple Creek, CO.
Piggott Block, A&K Block & Tutt Building (1896) (239 - 221 E. Bennett Ave.) now Buffalo Billys Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Carr Building (1896) (209-213 E. Bennett Ave.) now Gold Rush Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.The Palace Block (1896) (172 E. Bennett Ave.) now Womacks Palace Hotel & Casino. Cripple Creek, CO.Brick facade of The Palace Block Hotel. Cripple Creek, CO.
Canley Block now Independence Hotel. Cripple Creek, CO.Butte Opera House & Fire Station. Cripple Creek, CO.Butte Opera House entrance. Cripple Creek, CO.Teller County Court House & Bell Bros Building. Cripple Creek, CO.
Canley Block (1899) (151 E. Bennett Ave.) now Independence Hotel. Cripple Creek, CO.Butte Opera House & Fire Station (139 E. Bennett Ave.). Cripple Creek, CO.Butte Opera House entrance. Cripple Creek, CO.Teller County Court House & Bell Bros Building (101 E. Bennett Ave.). Cripple Creek, CO.
Teller County Court House. Cripple Creek, CO.Cripple Creek Baptist Church. Cripple Creek, CO.Roseberry Block & Hotel Imperial. Cripple Creek, CO.Cripple Creek High School now Carr Manor Hotel. Cripple Creek, CO.
Teller County Court House (1904) (101-105 W. Bennett Ave.). Cripple Creek, CO.Cripple Creek Baptist Church (117 N 1st St.). Cripple Creek, CO. Style: Gothic Revival.Roseberry Block & Hotel Imperial (1896) (121-7 N 3rd). Cripple Creek, CO.Cripple Creek High School (378 E Carr Ave.) now Carr Manor Hotel. Cripple Creek, CO.
View down Bennett Avenue through glass collection of Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Stoneware liquor crock jugs, one made by Western Pottery Co., Denver at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Beer Stein by Neef Bros. Brewing Co. of Denver at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Table lamps from Denver & Rio Grande Dining Cars at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.
View down Bennett Avenue through glass collection of Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Stoneware liquor crock jugs, one made by Western Pottery Co., Denver at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Beer Stein by Neef Bros. Brewing Co. of Denver at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Table lamps from Denver & Rio Grande Dining Cars at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.
Railway signal lamps at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Fancy dress at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Telephone PBX switchboard which served district of Cripple Creek until 1969 at town Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Battery powered wall telephone at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.
Railway signal lamps at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Fancy dress at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Telephone PBX switchboard which served district of Cripple Creek until 1969 at town Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.Battery powered wall telephone at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.
Anaconda Gold Mining Co. stock certificate at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.


Anaconda Gold Mining Co. stock certificate (1899) at Cripple Creek District Museum. Cripple Creek, CO.



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