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Leadville And Mt. Massive

Leadville And Mt. Massive
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Stock #: 75844
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Leadville
State: Colorado (CO)
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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THIS WONDERFUL CITY FIRST BECAME KNOWN TO FAME IN 1859 AS CALIFORNIA GULCH, ONE OF THE RICHEST PLACERS IN COLORADO, YIELDING IN FIVE YEARS OVER FIVE MILLIONS IN GOLD DUST. THE CAMP WAS AFTERWARDS NEARLY ABANDONED UNTIL THE DISCOVERY OF THE CARBONATE BEDS