Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co
Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new gold leaf covering the state Capitol’s dome.
The protective, weatherproof wrap that has covered the Colorado state Capitol dome for almost two years began to come off Thursday as completion of a $17 million restoration project nears.
The Cresson Mine between Cripple Creek and Victor was expected to operate only six years when mining began in 1994. So much for predictions.
In a scrubby gulch populated by the crumbling remains of mine works that created fortunes a century ago is the closest thing Wayne Tease will ever have to a grave.