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By Kay Turnbaugh

Nederland survived 3 boom-and-bust cycles concerning 3 various minerals. in the course of the silver growth, U.S. president Ulysses S. provide visited primary urban in 1873 and walked on silver bricks that have been mined in Caribou and milled in Nederland. the second one growth the invention of gold in Eldora in 1897 and lasted just a couple of years. The 3rd increase used to be sparked via the invention of tungsten by means of Sam Conger, an analogous guy who made the unique discovery of silver in Caribou. The Conger mine ultimately grew to become the best tungsten mine on the planet. in the course of global warfare I, Nederland�s inhabitants swelled to 3,000�twice the scale it truly is today�and one other 2,000 have been expected to reside within reach. In each one growth, males got here to mine, open shops, and shipping items and ore. They introduced households with them, and lots of cities sprang up, together with Caribou, Eldora, Lakewood, Tungsten, and Rollinsville. a few of these groups have survived, whereas others stay in basic terms in thoughts and photographs.

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