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Victor Colorado - City of Mines

Victor Colorado - City of Mines

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum in Victor, CO  (Gold Rush history past  present) Jeff and I had fun looking around in this place, wonderful history.

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum in Victor, CO (Gold Rush history past present) Jeff and I had fun looking around in this place, wonderful history.

Pikes Peak Harley-Davidson  5867 N. Nevada Avenue   Colorado Springs, CO 80918  888-234-9614    Click on the logo to view bike inventory

Pikes Peak Harley-Davidson 5867 N. Nevada Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80918 888-234-9614 Click on the logo to view bike inventory

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant, Colorado - The site's 5,998 acres  is famous for the abundant and exceptionally preserved insect and plant fossils that are found in the mudstones and shales.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant, Colorado - The site's 5,998 acres is famous for the abundant and exceptionally preserved insect and plant fossils that are found in the mudstones and shales.

Victor, Colorado.. One of the old mining towns we go thru off the back stagecoach routes.

Victor, Colorado.. One of the old mining towns we go thru off the back stagecoach routes.

Visit the Maggie Mine in California to see what mining conditions were like back in the day or try your hand at gold panning. It is located near Calico Ghost Town, California.  I-15 and Ghost Town Road, just minutes north of Barstow, California.

Visit the Maggie Mine in California to see what mining conditions were like back in the day or try your hand at gold panning. It is located near Calico Ghost Town, California. I-15 and Ghost Town Road, just minutes north of Barstow, California.

World Famous BROOM WALL - Victor Trading Company in Victor, Colorado.  Found this while visiting ghost towns and mining camps in Colorado.  See more family vacation pictures.

World Famous BROOM WALL - Victor Trading Company in Victor, Colorado. Found this while visiting ghost towns and mining camps in Colorado. See more family vacation pictures.

mabel barbee lee | CRIPPLE CREEK DAYS Gold Rush Colorado MABEL LEE Mining LOWELL THOMAS

CRIPPLE CREEK DAYS Gold Rush Colorado MABEL LEE Mining LOWELL THOMAS

mabel barbee lee | CRIPPLE CREEK DAYS Gold Rush Colorado MABEL LEE Mining LOWELL THOMAS

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One of the best-preserved historic mining towns in Colorado, St. Elmo, was established in the 1870s because of the discovery of silver in the mountains surrounding Chalk Creek.

One of the best-preserved historic mining towns in Colorado, St. Elmo, was established in the 1870s because of the discovery of silver in the mountains surrounding Chalk Creek.

Bannack, MT - One of the best preserved ghost towns in the United States. It's the site of the first major gold rush in Montana and was Montana's first territorial capital. Over 50 buildings still stand in Bannack. Click for location and activities available there.

Bannack, MT - One of the best preserved ghost towns in the United States. It's the site of the first major gold rush in Montana and was Montana's first territorial capital. Over 50 buildings still stand in Bannack. Click for location and activities available there.