Cripple Creek District: Last of Colorados Gold Booms Jan MacKell

ISBN: 9780738524139

Published: February 28th 2003

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160 pages


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Cripple Creek District: Last of Colorados Gold Booms  by  Jan MacKell

Cripple Creek District: Last of Colorados Gold Booms by Jan MacKell
February 28th 2003 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 160 pages | ISBN: 9780738524139 | 4.55 Mb

The Cripple Creek District, on the back of Pikes Peak in central Colorado, first found fame through Bob Womack, the cowboy who publicized his knowledge of gold in the high country and drew thousands to the area. Gold fever allowed the region toMoreThe Cripple Creek District, on the back of Pikes Peak in central Colorado, first found fame through Bob Womack, the cowboy who publicized his knowledge of gold in the high country and drew thousands to the area.

Gold fever allowed the region to flourish, while strikes, fires, and economic hardships threatened the districts survival. The dwindling populations fortitude, plus innovative ideas to boost the economy, carried the city from a struggling gold-miners paradise to a favored tourist spot.



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