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Outlaws and Desperados

A writer’s life often requires switching gears and topics while awaiting the next step, another round of edits, a transition in story format, publication. My Work In Progress is a biography about Spencer Penrose, a mover and shaker in the early days of the Colorado Springs community at the foot of Pikes Peak. 296 more words

Western History

May 2015, Cripple Creek & Victor Events

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At the Butte this month:

May 2  – Cinco de Mayo Movie Night – “Three Amigo’s”; Showtime 7pm.

May 9 – Mother’s Day Movie Night – “Mrs. 124 more words


Eureka! I Found Gold!

This is a head frame at Poverty Gulch in Cripple Creek, CO. It’s the location where gold was discovered in the area. The photo is a 3-exposure (+/-2EV) HDR image processed in Photomatix. 86 more words


Can't Wait To Use Our Ladies Room?

Wow!  It’s done and it’s better than imagined!  You won’t believe the difference between our old ladies bathroom and our new ladies room.  Not only is it beautiful and tastefully decorated, but it’s also cleaner, fresher, and more inviting!  52 more words

Cripple Creek 2015 Ice Festival

Just a few photos from Cripple Creek’s annual Ice Festival that’s held during two weekends during the month of February each year.  The festival is a lot of fun and normally the weather is very nice.  122 more words

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On this day: the Cripple Creek miners' strike began in 1894

Cripple Creek under martial law, 1894.

On the 7th of February, 1894, tensions between the Western Federation of Miners and their employers boiled over into what would be a strike lasting five months. 60 more words


Schneebedeckte Berge

Wann mein Freund Jim hat immer noch in Colorado gewohnt, wir haben eine Tradition gehabt. Auf einen Bankfeiertag sind wir zu Cripple Creek gefahren. Wir waren seit Oberschule Freunde gewesen. 108 more words