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Durango-Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad ***
(added 1966 - San Juan County - #66000247)
Right-of-way between Durango and Silverton, Silverton
(0 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Palmer,Gen. William J.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility

Silverton Historic District ***
(added 1966 - San Juan County - #66000255)
US 550, Silverton
(5300 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Extractive Facility, Government Office, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Government Office, Single Dwelling

Silverton Historic District (Boundary Increase) **
(added 1997 - San Juan County - #97000247)
Also known as 5SA59
Roughly, along CO 110 and aerial tramway from Lodore Mine to Mayflower Mine, Silverton
(1650 acres, 4 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Local Gov't , Federal , Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Energy Facility, Extractive Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Processing Site
Current Function: Funerary, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

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