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'The Sale of Stratton's Independence Mine'
Join us for a free history talk about the Sale of W.S. Stratton’s independence mine!
Millionaire mine owner Winfield Scott Stratton was a mass of contradictions, and controversy seemed to follow him around. This was no better displayed as when he sold his famous Independence mine above Victor, Colorado to the Venture Corporation of London for $10 million. The Denver Post called the sale "a bunco game," and the Mining Reporter said it was "a most beautiful scheme to milk the English public." But highly-regarded Colorado state geologist Thomas A. Rickard calculated ore reserves,View more
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9283 S, CO-67, Cripple Creek, CO 80813