Alpine Tunnel Historic District

Along the Denver, South Park and Pacific RR tracks from Quartz to Hancock
Pitkin, Colorado

Historic Document

Alpine Tunnel Historic District is located in Gunnison County, Colorado certified as a historic location on Monday April 01, 1996. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, Industry/Processing/Extraction, more specifically a Rail-Related, Communications Facility. Alpine Tunnel Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government, Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential and its significance in Engineering, Transportation, Historic - Non-Aboriginal.

Alpine Tunnel Historic District Information

Other Name: 5CF838/5GN2599
Ownership Type: Private, Federal
Type of Resource: District
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1879, 1881, 1910
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Evans, James A., et al.; et al.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Forest Service

Alpine Tunnel Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 4750
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 9
Number of historically contributing structures: 7
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 2
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Pitkin Historic Locations Gunnison County Historic Locations Colorado Historic Locations