A CHAIN OF GOLD CITIES IN THE CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT[:] CRIPPLE CREEK[,] VICTOR[,] ANACONDA[,] ELKTON[,] PORTLAND[,] INDEPENDENCE[,] GOLDFIELD[,] BULL HILL[,] ECLIPSE[,] CAMERON[,] GILLETT[,] REACHED BY THE MIDLAND ROUTE. Denver: The Smith-Brooks Ptg. Co., n.d. [after January 1905]. 15 cm, pp. [1-24] (not paginated), 20 illustrations, 1 map, original pictorial purple wrappers printed in orange, white and black, stapled. A well-illustrated tourist brochure published by Colorado Midland Railway and the Midland Terminal Railway describing the scenery, the towns, and the mines and mining history of the Cripple Creek mining district. "The Cripple Creek district, in the southern part of the Front Range, about 20 miles southwest of Colorado Springs, is one of the most famous gold camps in the world. It is distinctly different from the other districts of the Front Range in having ore deposits associated with an extinct volcano of Miocene age and in having had an exceedingly large output of gold-telluride ores" (mindat.org). Wrappers lightly worn along lower edge, mild sunning to edges, some soiling to title page which also has two tiny indents, staples rusted, still a very good copy. OCLC reports five copies, two of this issue located at Colorado College and Denver Public Library. (#169104).
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