JOHN F. CAMPION, COLORADO MINING BARON

LEADVILLE, LAKE COUNTY and SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO

 

JOHN F. CAMPION was known as Leadville Johnny after he made his first fortune mining in the Leadville Silver Mining District in the 1880s.

 

 

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Bourdoir card: John F. Campion and party near Ivanhoe Lake, Colorado, 1893.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John F. Campion is seated on the far right; Judge Charles Cavender is standing on the far left.  Colorado Midland Railway train behind group at Ivanhoe Lake on west end of Ivanhoe Tunnel, circa 1893.

 

 

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Original #1 stock certificate: THE WAPITI MINING COMPANY, issued March 6, 1894, signed by John F. Campion as president and Charles Cavender as secretary.

 

 

 

 

 

Original boudoir card photograph and #1 Wapiti Mining Company stock certificate price:  $4,950.00.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This stock certificate was issued for 499,999 out of the Wapiti Company’s 500,000 shares.  It is in not cancelled and in near fine condition.

 

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