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
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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
Back in 2009, an alumni member of the New Mexico Tech Industrial Archeology Club was able to give us a tour of the Victor and Cripple Creek Gold Mining Company’s mine. 136 more words