D&RG / D&RGW Fryer Hill Branch History

Fryer Hill Branch Facts
From: Chrysolite Junction, CO
To: Fryer Hill mines
Miles: ~1.5
Built: 1881 (NG)
To SG: 1917
Abnd: 1944

The Fryer Hill Branch was the first of the longer mining spurs constructed to the east of Leadville. Built as a narrow gauge spur in 1881, the line connected the Leadville Branch with the original lead and silver mines on Fryer Hill, including the famous Matchless Mine.

Fryer Hill Branch Map

At some point in the future, there'll be a map here.

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