This article from the June 5, 1909 edition of the Marin County Tocsin recounts the story of how a traveler fooled stage robbers in Colorado mining country.
I’m going to start writing occasional trip reports and other “behind the scenes” type of posts for my premium members. I really appreciate all the people that have subscribed over the last couple of months, and will be providing more exclusive content for members in the near future.
This report will summarize my recent trip to Death Valley National Park and stops made along the way in Nevada and Bodie, California.
From the Fairplay Flume, December 29, 1881 The sun was shrinking behind the snowy peaks of the Rockies, gilding their glittering tops with rosy light, as poor Dave York was borne by the boys to his cabin. He had been terribly hurt by a blast in the mine. They carried him into the rude hut…