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American Eagles Mine Overlook, Victor Colorado
Victor, Colorado may have a much smaller population than it did during the gold boom days of the turn-of-the-20th-century, but it’s still a very active gold mining town. To find the evidence, you need look no further than the very big hill that looms over Victor — a mountain that’s slowly being hauled away, one truckload at a time. Click the image to view a larger version. The best place to appreciate this massive mining operation is at the American Eagles Mine Overlook. The Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mining Company thoughtfully provided this viewpoint, located in the middle of …