17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Gold Rush

A photo of Victor, Colorado. This town is a historic mining town as it was the second biggest gold mining town in the country. Gold was discovered in this area by Winfield Scott Stratton. This photo displays an old historic mine that is still in the town. This area is preserved in order to keep the gold rush history alive.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Victor, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Copyright: © Alexandria Smith