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Kathryn O'Shea-Evans
New York Times
July 21, 2017

Colorado was no place to live — at least not for the miners who’d gone looking for gold in the Front Range section of the Southern Rockies. “The mountains were too rough and the plains looked too much like a desert,” The Daily News of Denver wrote in 1882. “Men came with the view of making fortunes by mining, and of returning to the States to enjoy it.”