Triad Western Constructors restored the foundation McElmo Flume historical site. The structure was stabilized with new concrete footers and the metal was restored. A pullout off U.S. Highway 160 east of Cortez allows travelers to view a piece of pioneer history. Photo credit the Cortez Journal.
McElmo Creek Flume via the Cortez Journal
Restored section of the McElmo Flume. Photo credit: Jim Mimiaga/The Cortez Journal
From The Cortez Journal (Jim Mimiaga):
The historic McElmo Flume No. 6 has been officially saved after seven years of fundraising and restoration work.
The community is invited to a ribbon-cutting that will feature local and state historians who will tell the story of the 1890s water structure on Nov. 30 at 10 a.m.