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San Juan Mountains, Colorado (2011)

These photos focus on the industrial heritage of the San Juan Mountains, an area heavily dependent on mining during the late 19th and 20th centuries. The communities of Ridgway, Ouray, and Silverton developed as centers for the mining industry.
t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137510835.AX9GMwS2.jpg t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137510837.bN75IYHd.jpg Ridgway, Colorado Ridgway, Colorado Ouray, Colorado Red Mountain between Ouray and Silverton, Colorado
t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137510843.BfEEjyia.jpg Red Mountain between Ouray and Silverton, Colorado t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137510847.ffcLgsG0.jpg Abandoned mine housing Abandoned (and oddly decorated) mine housing t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137512184.9Yx9oMJD.jpg
Abandoned mine t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137518123.4VSlNQrJ.jpg Rough mountain road from Silverton to abandoned mining town Abandoned mineral processing plant near Silverton Abandoned mineral processing plant near Silverton Abandoned mineral processing plant near Silverton
Abandoned mineral processing plant near Silverton Abandoned large-scale mineral processing plant near Silverton, CO Abandoned mineral processing plant near Silverton Abandoned mineral processing plant near Silverton Abandoned mineral processing plant near Silverton Silverton, Colorado
Silverton, Colorado Silverton, CO Silverton, CO Durango & Silverton railway in Silverton, CO Durango & Silverton railway in Silverton, CO Durango & Silverton railway in Silverton, CO
Silverton, Colorado More rain heading for Silverton Raining again in Silverton t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137577036.tK5n75p1.jpg t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137580747.NRQD4ZVC.jpg t4%2f56%2f151956%2f4%2f137581520.T83sQq1k.jpg