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By Kay Turnbaugh

Nederland survived 3 boom-and-bust cycles related to 3 diverse minerals. throughout the silver increase, U.S. president Ulysses S. supply visited relevant urban in 1873 and walked on silver bricks that were mined in Caribou and milled in Nederland. the second one growth the invention of gold in Eldora in 1897 and lasted just a couple of years. The 3rd growth was once sparked via the invention of tungsten by way of Sam Conger, an identical guy who made the unique discovery of silver in Caribou. The Conger mine ultimately grew to become the best tungsten mine on this planet. in the course of international warfare I, Nederland�s inhabitants swelled to 3,000�twice the dimensions it truly is today�and one other 2,000 have been expected to dwell within sight. In every one growth, males got here to mine, open shops, and delivery items and ore. They introduced households with them, and lots of cities sprang up, together with Caribou, Eldora, Lakewood, Tungsten, and Rollinsville. a few of these groups have survived, whereas others stay in simple terms in stories and photographs.

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