gillen hotel

From Gillen to Marvin to Colfax, hotel stands test of time

Dan Gillen knew the need for a good hotel at the junction of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge and the main transcontinental line in Colfax. Most of the early hotels had either been ...

Gillen Hotel opened doors in 1903

Dan Gillen had been a conductor out of Sacramento for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. He knew the need for a good hotel at the junction of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge and ...

After 40 years idle, landmark sold

The historic Colfax Hotel will have a chance to return to its former glory as a hub of activity in Colfax now that it has a new owner. According to Michael Isaacs, with the San Fr ...