Celebrating a Rich History of Reclamation and Partnership at the Idarado Mine
Our connection to Telluride, Colorado, dates back more than 75 years. Newmont first came to the area in 1939 and began consolidating some of the most fabled mines in the region into the Idarado Mining Company – the largest mine operation ever to exist in the San Juan Mountains. Learn more below about the early days of the Idarado Mine in The Mine Next Door, a 10-part series from The Telluride Daily Planet.
Part 1 – The Mine Next Door: A 10-part series about the Idarado Mine
Getting to know the Idarado Mine is a little bit like that poem about the blind men and the elephant. Depending on which (…)
Part 2 – Miles of Tunnels: A brief history of the Idarado Mine
The history of the Idarado Mine is as long as the tunnels and as rich as the ore veins that riddle its guts. Its stories are (…)