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Paupers Dream

This documentary provides a historical overview of hard rock mining in Montana. It also serves as a tribute to the industry and the miners in search of fortune. Narrated by Joseph Campanella. Produced by John Wheeler, Silvertip Productions. Funded by the Montana Dept. State Lands/ Office of Surface Mining Wash. D. C. Distributed by MontanaPBS. (First Aired Tuesday, August 17, 2004)



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Panning for gold.



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Marcus Daly.

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Miners.






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Crowded Butte, MT.


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Copper Ore.



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