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  • San Miguel County

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    San Miguel County, formed in 1883, includes the historic mining-turned-ski town of Telluride, which hosts many annual arts and music festivals.
    San Miguel County
  • San Miguel County on Google Map

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    San Miguel County covers 1,289 square miles of mountains, river valleys, and desert in western Colorado. Its namesake, the San Miguel River, flows northwest out of the San Juan Mountains near Telluride and joins the Dolores River in Montrose County near Utah.
    San Miguel County on Google Map
  • Smuggler-Union Hydroelectric Power Plant

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    Perched on the edge of a 400-foot cliff above Bridal Veil Falls near Telluride, the Smuggler-Union Hydroelectric Plant was built in 1907 to power the Smuggler-Union Mining Company's mines and mills. Today it produces sustainable energy for the town of Telluride.
    Smuggler-Union Hydroelectric Power Plant

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