TREASURE IN DIMES
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Where is the lost treasure in Dimes?
Many years ago, we did not have the conveniences of
armored trucks to deliver the money from the mints to their destinations across
the countryside, we relied on wagon trains to carry all of the money in wooden
kegs from each mint to the various banks or other places destined for the new
money. This was always risky business because of outlaws, bandits, and of course
For a long time, no one knew what happened to a
wagon train that left the Denver mint headed to Phoenix, Arizona. It was loaded
with between four and six kegs of new dimes and was placed on four different
wagons. The wagons along with the drivers and everyone else disappeared
somewhere between a Crawford ranch and Montrose.
Quite a few years later, some treasure seekers were
out along the trail and found the remains of four wagons at the rim of a canyon.
The side wash of the trail fell off into the river ravine below. They did find
several gallons of dimes along the Gunnison River close to the north rim of
Black Canyon, however, that was just a drop in the bucket of the dimes that were
left behind. Today, there is still a treasure of dimes to find, if someone is
daring enough to hunt.
Not only would the dimes be estimated to be a
treasure at only 10 cents apiece but they would also have a larger value for a
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