Idaho Springs, Colorado

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Idaho SpringsIdaho Springs (09/25/2002) Argo Gold Mine and Mill in Idaho Spring, Colorado.

Main Street Idaho SpringsMain Street Idaho Springs (09/25/2002) The main drag of Idaho Springs. This is popular tourist/mining town west of Denver.

Idaho SpringsIdaho Springs (09/25/2002) Main Street in a western town.

Store FrontsStore Fronts (09/25/2002) Store fronts in Idaho Springs, Colorado.

Downtown Idaho SpringsDowntown Idaho Springs (09/25/2002)

Town CannonTown Cannon (09/25/2002) The town of Idaho Springs is well defended.

Idaho SpringsIdaho Springs (09/25/2002) Idaho Springs is in somewhat constrictred canyon in the Colorado Rockies.

BPOE 607BPOE 607 (09/25/2002) Elks Lodge in Idaho Springs, Colorado.

I70 in the MistI70 in the Mist (09/25/2002) I70 just west of Idaho Springs.

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Idaho Springs is a popular tourist destination in the Colorado Rockies. The town is about 40 miles west of Denver. In rush hour traffic, it is about a 6 hour drive. Okay, okay, it only took three hours to get from one town to the next, but it felt like six.

It is a classic western mining town. Close to Denver, it is now a trendy tourist destination. The Arco Gold Mine offers mining tours, there are numerous restaurants, and art stores.

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Context: Towns-Colorado

Interstate 70 (51 pictures) Idaho Springs in off I70 in Central Colorado.

Sunny Colorado (5 pictures) Idaho Springs is a classic old fashioned mining town in the Colorado Rockies.

Highway US 40 (31 pictures) Idaho Springs is an exit east of the Intersection of US40 and I70.

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