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Oct 14, 2013 - American Eagles Overlook

We drove to the top of the American Eagles Overlook today. It is one of the most impressive views of the Cripple Creek/Victor Mining District, back dropped by the Continental Divide, near Victor, Colorado. From the overlook, you look down into a portion of the massive Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company surface operations. We watched huge equipment extract ore from the caldera of the extinct volcano that made this area rich with gold. The views were breathtaking, you can see Mt. Pisgah and the Collegiate & Sangre de Cristo mountains...

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