The Smuggle Mine is a valuable piece of Aspen’s mining history. The Smuggler Mine produced the largest silver nugget ever mined weighing 1,840 pounds in 1894. The mine is still “active” today and is cared for by its modern day owners.
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Talk about living history! Put on a hard hat and travel inside the earth like miners of western lore did over a century ago, while on a tour of Aspen's historic Smuggler Mine, where the world's largest silver nugget was... [Read More]