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The greatness of the Wyoming Copper Belt

Reflections from files of the Grand Encampment Herald


Reprint of this story from the January 19, 1900 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community.

J. G. Rankin Tells of The Greatness of The Wyoming Copper Belt

The Denver Republican published the following in regard to Mr. Rankin’s recent visit to that city:

James G. Rankin, an old pioneer and prospector, who drove the first stake in the great copper district of Grand Encampment, Wyo., is in the city having some samples of copper ore assayed which he believes is from what will prove to be...

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