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Kit #235


Details include: Interior etched floor boards,

     multiple removable roofs, full head frame with

     moving parts, (HO): shaft ore bucket, includes

     two rotary dump ore cars, windows and

     doors that can be positioned open or closed

     and include laser-cut glazing!

Our trademark EASY to follow FULLY

     Illustrated step-by-step instructions make

     building easy!

Precision Laser cut wood construction.

Includes our paper corrugated roofing

     material and tar paper roofing.


          N = N/A

          HO = 5.3" x 5.3" | 5.3" x 8.6" w/ headframe

          S = 3.4” x 7.3”

          O = N/A

The Smoke and Mirror Solutions acrylic

     paints used for this structure:

         Main walls: Combination of Brown #10,

                         New Timber, and Molly Brown

         Head Frame: SMS Mud Puddle,

         Corrugated roofing: Colorado Rust #1.


Kit #835


Kit #135


The Druid Mine rests just down the hill from the looming Frontenac Mine, and near the Aduddell, Old Jordan, and Kokomo Mines. It is closest to the Banta Hill Extension of the Gilpin Tram Railroad, but does not appear the mine was served directly by the tram. Records do show, however, that the Druid Mine shipped its ore through the Newhouse Tunnel to the Argo Mill, located in Idaho Springs.

Aside from the actual measurements that this kit was designed from, not much else is known. If any information surfaces, it will be added to our web-site

Optional building note: The original mine was clad in 2' wide metal sheets.

The Druid Mine is the forth in a series of structures along the Gilpin Tram Railroad that will be released documenting and, in a way, historically preserving our past for future generations to enjoy.


Druid Mine

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Head Frame:

All of our mines include prototype laser cut mine head frames. They are designed for easy assembly! This head frame includes nut/bolt castings, vertical shaft bucket and chain.

Kit #335


Druid Mine - Front Left
Druid Mine - Front right - wild west models
Druid Mine Headframe
Druid Mine Interior
Druid Mine - 3D rotation views

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HO scale Druid Mine

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