New chapter unfolding for gold mines

Australian co. enters picture at historic Ohio City project

By Will Shoemaker

(Editor’s note: This article is the first in a two-part series about the Gold Links Mine near Ohio City and related properties.)

The office of Western Colorado Mining and Exploration on the south side of Gunnison resembles a museum. Samples of various rocks cover the corner of a desk. Retired helmets and headlamps balance atop more mineral fragments. Photographs of vintage equipment and mine scenes plaster the walls.

For three of five partners who share the office — Bob Gydesen,

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