Gilpin County (Colo.) -- History -- Sources
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Two local companies organized to divert waters of Fall River, for Gilpin County miners, merged to form the Consolidated Ditch Co. on July 21, 1859. Charter with 30 years exclusive rights was obtained from Jefferson Territorial Government and the canal was completed July 19, 1860. Paid for itself in the first year. New York syndicate later gained control. The collection contains minutes and Board of Directors, Stock Records and journal and ledger.