Cripple Creek

Staff writer Cripple Creek, a historic gold mining town southwest of Pikes Peak, now houses mostly casinos. History buffs can still find some alternatives, however. The Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, open seasonally, goes through the mining district and nearby scenic areas. The Outlaws & Lawmen Jail Museum and the Cripple Creek Heritage Center offer a view of history, and the Mollie Kathleen Mine offers a tour 1,000…

November 16, 2011