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Colorado Silver Mines

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Colorado Silver Mines

Colorado Silver Mines

Colorado Silver Mines

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Mark Roberts reports on how one man's threat to destroy old silver mines on his property in Ouray County, Colorado prompted the National Trust for Historic Preservation to list the Red Mountain Mining District as one of the most endangered historic sites in the country. (6:00).