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Speakers’ Bureau Lecture with Victoria Miller
Come to an evening lecture at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry on “16 Tons: The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company Mines”.
Lesser known than the gold and silver mines found throughout the American West, Southern Colorado’s extensive coal mines fueled the engines of western industrialization in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Of the numerous companies operating at the time, none was larger than the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CF&I). With a total of 62 mines, the majority located in Las Animas, Fremont, and Huerfano Counties, CF&I dominated the lives of the countless miners who toiled their days removingView more
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The lecture will start at 7 p.m. but doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921