Associated Press
This photo provided by Hinsdale County shows the mill at  the historic Ute-Ulay mine near Lake City, Colo., in the spring of 2010.  The gold mining company LKA International Inc. has signed an agreement to transfer ownership of the historic Ute-Ulay site to Hinsdale County. The county will need help to clean up contamination from heavy metals, restore buildings dating to the 19th century, and eventually add a mining museum and potential lodging. (AP Photo/HO/Kristie Borchers)

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