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Tales, Legends, & Lore

The interesting thing about humans are the stories we tell ourselves about the past, whether factual or not.

Mining Narratives


"Although I have joined the great crowd of the returning disappointed, I am not coming home with my finger in my mouth to denounce Pike's Peak as an unmitigated humbug." 'Diary of a Pike's Peak Gold Seeker in 1860' from The Colorado Magazine Vol. XIV No. 6


Are you interested in the tales, legends and lore of mining and prospecting? These books are for you!