Dancehall on top of Castle Rock in Golden
A rare shot of the 1913 Castle Rock Resort, the dancehall and lighthouse that was once at the top end of the funicular railroad on Castle Rock in Golden. The novelty of taking a train to the top of a mountain wore off with the popularity of the automobile and the railroad was disassembled in 1918. The structure was taken over by the short-lived Colorado branch of the KKK in the 1920s and burned to the ground by arsonists in 1927.
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