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Cardinal Mill

Added by yongli on 05/21/2018 - 16:14, last changed on 12/10/2018 - 09:11
Located about two miles west of Nederland in western Boulder County , the Cardinal Mill processed gold, silver, and tungsten ore from its parent mine, the Boulder County Tunnel, as well as other local mines between 1902 and 1942. The Cardinal Mill was an essential part of the area’s tungsten boom...

Colorado

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:08, last changed on 01/28/2019 - 12:38

Maroon Bells in Fall

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Colorado, “the Centennial State,” was the thirty-eighth state to enter the Union on August 1, 1876. Its diverse geography encompasses 104,094 square miles of the American West and includes swathes of the Great Plains , southern Rocky Mountains , and the Colorado Plateau. Colorado has an average...

San Juan Mountains

Added by yongli on 08/01/2016 - 15:16, last changed on 01/08/2018 - 01:07
The San Juan Mountains are the largest mountain range by area in the Centennial State, spanning thirteen counties in southwestern Colorado. In addition to being the home of the Ute Indians for hundreds of years, the mountains intrigued Spaniards , lured the prospectors of the Colorado Gold Rush ,...
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