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Our Write Wing: The Authors of Nelson, Part I
Henry Putzel, Jr. From Grapevine-2, February 1992. "There's gold in them thar hills," the ever hopeful western prospector used to say. But the only ore in the hills hereabouts was "lead" (which was really graphite), and the two so-called lead mines in Nelson have long since ceased operating. In our hills, however, there runs another kind of