Wed July 25, 2012

Slideshow: Courage Classic 2012

Riders gather at the day one starting line at Lake County High School, Leadville.
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Wed July 18, 2012

Leadville Sinkhole Reveals Town’s Mining Heritage

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The town of Leadville has a growing problem. A 100-foot deep sinkhole has shut down traffic between the city and the Vail valley where many residents commute to work every day. But this is more than your average sinkhole.

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Wed July 11, 2012

Sinkhole Near Leadville Turns Out To Be Century-old Railroad Tunnel

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With the summer travel season well underway in Colorado, US24 north of Leadville is now closed by a little bit of history. A long forgotten and collapsed railroad tunnel finally revealed itself with a sinkhole.

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Tue July 10, 2012

Look At This Enormous Sinkhole Near Leadville

While this photo doesn't do it much justice, the sinkhole is 45ft deep and 20ft by 30ft around.
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The Colorado Department of Transportation is reporting a giant sinkhole that opened up near Leadville on US24. Traffic is now diverting to Highway 91 near the gaping hole in the ground due to concerns it may grow.

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