Shenandoah--Dives Mill

Also known as: Mayflower Mill
CO 110, 2 mi. NE of Silverton, Silverton, Colorado

Photos 

Shenandoah-Dives Mill

AERIAL VIEW, LOOKING EAST-NORTHEAST, SHOWING THE POWERHOUSE IN THE CENTER, ANIMAS RIVER ON THE RIGHT, AND THE SHENANDOAH-DIVES (MAYFLOWER) MILL AND TAILINGS PONDS IN THE DISTANCE.

Photo from the Historic American Engineering Record

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Description 

The Shenandoah-Dives Mil is an exceptional example of early twentieth-century American flotation mills. The building is a multi-level, wood-and-metal structure housing an intact collection of equipment that exemplifies flotation-milling practice during the twentieth-century. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER CO-91)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 2000
Reference number
00000262
Areas of significance
Industry; Engineering
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1928; 1938
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 4
Non-contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing sites: 1

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