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Creede: 1942

Creede: 1942

December 1942. "Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former ghost town." Photo by Andreas Feininger, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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I Believe There is Faith in Creede

So far, I have spotted at least three church buildings in this photograph. According to my quick-and-dirty StreetView-aided research, all three remain today!

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