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Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Tige Over
Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Tige Over

9/13/2016

Cripple Creek CO

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour

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We took the Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour.

Rivers Edge RV Park Cripple Creek altitude is 9500 ft.

The mine tour goes down 1000 ft into the ground.
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Rivers Edge RV Park Ready to enter the elevator car to go to the bottom of the mine.

The tour guide performed real drilling to show how mining was done over the years.
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Rivers Edge RV Park The Mollie Kathleen mined the gold in vertical shaft and the muck (broken out rock) drops to the bottom level where is is moved by ore cars to the lift to the surface. Rivers Edge RV Park
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