Diamond Lode


1923 - Diamond Lode. September 4, 1996. Part of the Danville Group on the northeast spur of Mount Lincoln. The Fairplay Flume of February 10, 1881 said that John S. Borders who consolidated the Danville Group spent 395 days on the northeast spur before coming down from Mount Lincoln. He went up there heavily in debt and vowed that he would not come down until he was free from his debts. After 395 days he was several thousand dollars ahead. Mineral survey #4863. Patent #17176 to Chas. W. Borders February 7, 1891. Looking from southeast spur across to the building at the Diamond on the northeast spur. In the foreground is the D. H. Hill. Photo by Harvey N. Gardner.Source: South Park Historical Foundation