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Rail Tracks Parallel Residences in Mining Towns

Rail Tracks Parallel Residences in Mining Towns American History Nineteenth Century Life Geography

In nineteenth-century mining towns, like this one in Colorado, the rail lines were almost adjacent to miners' residences.  Additionally, tents were scattered amongst the wood-framed buildings.


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Online, courtesy the U.S. Library of Congress, image of Creede Colorado.

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