Thursday, June 19, 2014

Past Glory

Red Mountain, near Ouray, Colorado  © Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved
(Click on image for larger view.)

Red Mountain is named for the color of the iron ore exposed on its slopes.
It's peak is framed by the remains of a mining operation which dates from the
late 1800's, when this part of Colorado was one of the richest sources of
precious minerals in the world.

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