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By Kay Turnbaugh

Nederland survived 3 boom-and-bust cycles concerning 3 diversified minerals. through the silver growth, U.S. president Ulysses S. provide visited relevant urban in 1873 and walked on silver bricks that were 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 growth used to be sparked through the invention of tungsten by means of Sam Conger, a similar guy who made the unique discovery of silver in Caribou. The Conger mine ultimately turned the best tungsten mine on this planet. in the course of international struggle I, Nederland�s inhabitants swelled to 3,000�twice the scale it truly is today�and one other 2,000 have been expected to dwell close by. In each one increase, males got here to mine, open shops, and shipping items and ore. They introduced households with them, and plenty of cities sprang up, together with Caribou, Eldora, Lakewood, Tungsten, and Rollinsville. a few of these groups have survived, whereas others stay merely in stories and photographs.

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