16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Fall colors abound near one of the old homes in the Red Mountain Mining District of Colorado.

Fall in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado is a very beautiful time of year. In this image is one the old homes located near the summit of Red Mountain Pass which is just over 11,000 feet in elevation. This area was once had a thriving mining community that produced over 30 million dollars in ore.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Colorado, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Richard Briggs