Paris Mill, Phase I
Alma, Colorado

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Structural stabilization and weatherproofing of northern half of 1894 gold mill and Park County Historic Landmark.

Project Scope

  • Structural stabilization and weatherproofing of the northern half of gold mill
  • Dutchmen repairs to structural posts and complete sill replacement
  • Sistering and replacement of failed roof joists
  • Installation of metal structural plates and tie rods for additional support
  • Selective placement of rough-sawn wood siding
  • Restoration of 4 dormers including asphalt siding to match original construction
  • Complete metal roof replacement

 

Site Details

  • Listed on Colorado Preservation Inc.’s Most Endangered Places List in 2004
  • Connected to the adjacent gold mine with a 1,750 ft. aerial tramway
  • Gold milling operations closed in 1951