The Mining Heritage of Colorado Springs

The Western Museum of Mining & Industry celebrates the 150th anniversary of Colorado Springs with a special, limited-time exhibit, “The Mining Heritage of Colorado Springs.”  Colorful storyboards highlight the operations of the coal industry around the city, the gold ore processing mills west of the city and the railroads that serviced both.

Learn about Winfield Scott Stratton’s Legacy; discover the mansions, buildings, and structures erected by the Cripple Creek millionaires; and understand the impact of the El Pomar story.

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