Here are the promised pictures. It was an overcast, chilly morning, but the scenery was still remarkable. Hope you enjoy them. Commentary can be found in yesterday's post. Although Cripple Creek is a tourist attraction, there's still an active gold mine (conglomerate, actually) in the area.
Leftover mining stuff
"Prospector Holes" where the hopefuls would excavate enough ore to take to the assay office to see if they'd hit pay dirt.
Click on the image below to read the sign. This was part of the outdoor exhibits of a prospector's cabin, as well as the cabin of a local lady of the evening.
Have a great weekend. Don't forget my contest, and if you haven't clicked the 'like' button on the sidebar, why not take a second to feed my ego.