Silver Plume, Colorado: Silver Plume Jail

An old and tiny Wild West jail. Look through the barred door, then get back on the road.
Main St., Silver Plume, CO
On the north side of Main St., just west of its intersection with Garfield St.
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Silver Plume Jail

The hand-painted sign over the door says that the jail was built in 1875 and used until 1915. One of its prisoners was Jack McDonald, a Scots-Irish miner and previous owner of the 7:30 Mine.

[Lindsay Poma, 03/04/2016]

It isn't much bigger than a shed, but it does have a barred door and a helpful sign.

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