Locked gates prevent outsiders from getting close to the mining site on Tenderfoot Hill, but it’s obvious from a distance that not much is happening and big equipment is nowhere to be seen.
Locked gates prevent outsiders from getting close to the mining site on Tenderfoot Hill, but it’s obvious from a distance that not much is happening and big equipment is nowhere to be seen.

Since 2004, Shannon P. Murphy of Colorado Springs has sought to develop several gold mining claims on the slopes of Tenderfoot Hill near Cripple Creek. He has formed a number of companies to carry out mining operations, including Murphy Mining and Exploration (MME) and Murphy Mining International (MMI). Outside investors have put millions into the […]

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