First edition. 6 1/4" x 6" dark blue pictorial wrappers with gold gilt title, 24 pp., illustrated from photographs, map. A 2 1/8" x 4 1/2" map of the Cripple Creek Road and connections is provided in black & white and travels between Cheyenne, Denver, through to Ogden, Utah with all stations in between. Pictures of Stratton's Independence Mine, Ltd., Ute Pass, view of Pikes Peak from Ute Pass, a view of Victor, Colorado, a two-page scene en route to Cripple Creek, views of the Vindicator, Elkton, Portland, Last Dollar and Modoc, and Isabella mines, view of Altman, the highest incorporated town on the globe, railroad scenes, and a panoramic view of Cripple Creek. In 1898, the output of the mines was $16,000,000; in 1900, $22,500,000; and with the close of 1901 the amount for the district grew to $24,986,990. From 1891 to 1901 the enormous sum of $121,286,990 had been taken from the Cripple Creek District. A near fine, bright, clean copy.
Inventory Number: 35522