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... could see the scenery of where these waters start their journey you also wouldn't want to leave them behind.
So while in the beautiful mountains that feed the Rio, we went on a few nice hikes into the hills and a short bike ride up almost to the continental divide before getting turned back by the hail falling from the sky. A beautiful introduction to colorful Colorado. ...
... somewhere above the V shaped turn) we got on the Bachelor Loop. Once again the scenery was spectacular and I think the four of us really enjoyed each other's company. There is a cut off road off of the Bachelor Loop going to the Last Chance Mine where we had the highlight of our day. We turned onto the Last Chance Mine road and wandered down a twisty, rocky, narrow road to the ruins of (what else!) the old Last Chance Mine. A gentleman by the name of Jack Morris bought ...
... local historical society came and gave us a talk on Creede. We found out that Creede was the last boom town in Colorado with mining starting up around 1880 up both East and West Willow Creek which lays a little north of present day Creede. This was also the town where Bob Ford, the man who shot Jesse James was himself murdered. He ran a saloon here as well as being involved in a few other nefarious businesses. Soapy Smith, who was later shot and buried in ...
... job...you could tell that he loves what he does. He worked for the mines in Creede from 1961 until he retired. He said the work gets in your blood and it is wonderful when you dig a tunnel by yourself and turn around a look back at it and think, "I did that, and I did a good job." They mined silver, lead and zinc. There is talk now that with the price of silver once again being up that some of the mines might open again. After ...
... amounts of oxygen we are getting.
Right now we are getting dressed (cowboy hats and all) to go to the evenings festivities. There will be wine, cheese and heavier snacks and lots of talk. After the party there is to be a meeting of those of us who are renting jeeps for the off road trip on (I think) Wednesday. Tomorrow morning we are scheduled (after breakfast at the rally hall) to take a tour of a Silver mine...should be lots to report tomorrow!