National and State Register

Crescent Mine

Chaffee County

Dating to the 1930s, the Crescent Moly Mine #100 and Mining Camp are associated with the Molybdenum boom and the Climax mine phenomenon.

Cabins at the Crescent Mine.

Cabins at the Crescent Mine.

An excellent example of early 20th century expedient mountain cabin construction, the Crescent Mine cabins are representative of a simple utilitarian design driven by economic necessity, illustrative of mining construction with local materials.  The property is associated with the Mining Industry in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.