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Money Mountain: The Story of Cripple Creek Gold

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“No novel could contain more dramatic events than the history of Cripple Creek.”—Wyoming Library Roundup

“This is the fascinating story of the great Cripple Creek gold mines. But it is not told with fantasy: here are the plain facts of one of the most unbelievable incidents of our history, of a place in the Colorado mountains where a man threw his hat into the air, dug wher
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 1st 1979 by Bison Books
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Chrome Dynamo
Jan 22, 2017 Chrome Dynamo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A fun read. The town is still pretty small and mining is done by strip mining

Bigger than life characters and more violence that I knew had happened. Just good history. The writing takes you back to those times. Still a lot of those times remain in the area.
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Shelves: colorado-history
The crazy days of the Colorado gold rush and the diggings on the west side of Pikes Peak.
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