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By Kay Turnbaugh

Nederland survived 3 boom-and-bust cycles concerning 3 various minerals. throughout the silver increase, U.S. president Ulysses S. supply visited relevant urban in 1873 and walked on silver bricks that have been mined in Caribou and milled in Nederland. the second one increase the invention of gold in Eldora in 1897 and lasted just a couple of years. The 3rd increase used to be sparked by way of the invention of tungsten by way of Sam Conger, an analogous guy who made the unique discovery of silver in Caribou. The Conger mine ultimately turned the best tungsten mine on the earth. in the course of global battle I, Nederland�s inhabitants swelled to 3,000�twice the scale it really 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 delivery 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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