Lead-silver discoveries in 1884 attracted a railroad to Burke by 1887. Hundreds of miners lived there in a canyon so narrow that they scarcely had room for streets.
So in 1888, S.S. Glidden's Tiger Hotel had to be built over, rather than . . . — — Map (db m122822) HM
During a gun war that broke out between company and union miners here, several boxes of dynamite were exploded shattering a four-story mill, July 11 1892
Overwhelmed by union miners, company managers surrendered. Six fatalities -- half from . . . — — Map (db m122820) HM