A tale of two cities: Eureka and Yatesville

  • A tale of two cities: Eureka and Yatesville
    A tale of two cities: Eureka and Yatesville
Heading south on U.S. 550 toward Red Mountain Pass, a few weather-beaten houses sit across from the Idarado viewpoint. As you’re navigating those switchbacks, do you wonder who, what, how, and why this little residential cluster exists high above Ouray? Let’s venture back. Mining activity had slowed in the Red Mountain Mining District during the isi,tos. Miners left the San Juans to fight in…

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