Frisco and the Ten Mile Canyon tells the story of the once-thriving railroad town that served as the gateway to the towns and mines of the Ten Mile Canyon. Beginning in 1879, mines produced silver, gold and other minerals while experiencing the usual boom and bust cycles. With the slow, painful death of mining and the curtailing of rail service, Frisco and nearby towns suffered. While the towns in the canyon became memories, Frisco experienced a rebirth and revitalization when the recreational landscape and economy replaced that of the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Highlights of Frisco and the Ten Mile Canyon include:
• The Utes: The First Inhabitants
• Towns of the Ten Mile Canyon: Gone But Not Forgotten
• Mining in the Ten Mile Canyon: All That Glitters Is Not Gold
• Roads and Railroads: The Transportation Network
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