Cripple Creek was at that time a cattle range.
The city is served by three railways - the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District (a branch of the Colorado & Southern), the Midland Terminal (which connects at Divide, 30 m.
Among the towns around Cripple Creek in the same mining district is Victor, pop. (I goo) 4986, incorporated in 1894, chartered as a city in 1898.
distant by rail, with the Colorado Midland), and the Florence & Cripple Creek.
You lost everything in the worst way possible yet you don't let your past cripple you like it does … others, she managed.
The pain threatened to cripple him again.
They're gentle, but one misplaced foot could cripple a little thing like you.
Cripple Creek's site was frequently prospected after 1860, and "colours" and gold "float" were always found, but not until February 1891 was the source discovered.
Cripple Creek is situated on a mountain slope in a pocket amid the ranges, about 9600 ft.
Just one of the missing keypads was enough to cripple half the country.
He explained that it was his duty to levy as much as the nation could bear; but at the same time he must not cripple industry.
by Beust, probably with the sympathy of the emperor; the others determined to cripple the opposition by taking away the elections for the Reichsrath from the diets.
The greatest part of the Cripple Creek mining properties is owned in Colorado Springs, where the exchange is one of the greatest in the world.
He will drag about as a cripple, a burden to everybody, for another ten years.
In later years the Cripple Creek district of Colorado became specially prominent.
During his later years he had been a cripple in consequence of a fall in the Chamber of Deputies, and he fought the last of his many duels sitting in a chair.
They had similar cool reserve, unlike Damian and Jule, and had both survived ordeals that would cripple anyone else.
The French king therefore found it easy to form a temporary alliance with Russell, Hollis and the opposition leaders, by which they engaged to cripple the king's power of hurting France and to compel him to seek Louis's friendship, - that friendship, however, to be given only on the condition that they in their turn should have Louis's support for their cherished objects.
See also Cripple Creek and Leadville.
Though undoubtedly sparing his Swedes unduly, to the just displeasure of the allies, Charles John, as commander-in-chief of the northern army, successfully defended the approaches to Berlin against Oudinot in August and against Ney in September; but after Leipzig he went his own way, determined at all hazards to cripple Denmark and secure Norway.
The Cripple Creek field in the last-named county is one of the most wonderful mining districts, past or present, of America.
Rose also carried out experiments on the decomposition of cryolite, and expressed an opinion that it was the best of all compounds for reduction; but, finding the yield of metal to be low, receiving a report of the difficulties experienced in mining the ore, and fearing to cripple his new industry by basing it upon the employment of a mineral of such uncertain supply, Deville decided to keep to his chlorides.
Tromp, conscious that his ships were weaker in build, at first drew away, firing at the spars of the English ships in order to cripple them.
54 of the United States Geological Survey; and Benjamin McKie Rastall, The Labor History of the Cripple Creek District; A Study in Industrial Evolution (Madison, Wis., 1908), a full account of the strikes of 1894 and of 1903-1904.
As it was impossible to establish a military cordon along the borders of Canaan, it was necessary absolutely to cripple the adjoining tribes.
The latter were Denver (133,859), Pueblo (28,137), Colorado Springs (21,085), Leadville (12,455), Cripple Creek (10,147), Boulder (6150) and Trinidad (5345) Creede, county-seat of Mineral county, was a phenomenal silver camp from its discovery in 1891 until 1893; in 1892 it numbered already 7000 inhabitants, but the rapid depreciation of silver soon thereafter caused most of its mines to be closed, and in 1900 the population was only 938.
This collective administration, designed to cripple the action of the regent, encountered a twofold opposition from the nobles and the parlement; but on the 2nd of September 1715 the emancipated parlement set aside the will in favor of the duke of Orleans, who thus together with the title of regent had all the real power.
and beautiful falls, and the road over the mountain side toward Cripple Creek, afford exquisite views.
In districts like that of Cripple Creek their enormous ore "dumps" dot the mountain flanks like scores of vast ant-hills; and in Eagle River canyon their mouths, like dormer windows into the granite mountain roof, may be seen 2000 ft.
That officer, when over seventy years, and having already nine daughters and one son, because that son was a cripple, sought an alliance with a gentleman of the Yen clan, who had three daughters.
He boldly attacked the van, hoping to cripple it before it could be helped by the centre and rear.
In 1907 the total bonded debt of the state was $393500; the General Assembly in 1906 authorized the issue of $900,000 worth of bonds to fund outstanding military certificates of indebtedness incurred in suppressing insurrections at Cripple Creek and elsewhere in 1903-1904.
CRIPPLE CREEK, a city and the county-seat of Teller county, almost at the geographical centre of Colorado, U.S.A., one of the phenomenal mining camps of the West.
Ransome, Geology and Gold Deposits of the Cripple Creek District, Colorado, with maps (Washington, 5906), being Professional Paper No.
Failure to act will see him financially cripple the club for years to come.
cripple is also a fuel crisis which is crippling the country with people waiting in lines for over 24 hours for fuel.
All the earlier evidence goes to show that only an informal understanding was arrived at, based on the de facto inability of either power to cripple the other (see Cimon).
Somewhat more than one-half of the Colorado gold is obtained from the Cripple Creek district.
You lost everything in the worst way possible yet you don't let your past cripple you like it does â€¦ others, she managed.
The Belgian capitalist class was seeking to cripple the workers organizations; the workers were moving to sweep capitalism away.
cripple other nations without even having to set foot in them.
cripple the Spanish war effort, but also stabilize the finances of Cromwell's republican regime.
The Holy Spirit overruled, yet Peter's reply pulled no punches. By whose authority did we heal this cripple?
emotional cripple Kevin Keegan is also expected to be approached for the job at Maine Road.
The city is served by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, the Denver & Rio Grande, the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (of which the city is a terminus), the Colorado & Southern, the Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District (controlled by the Colorado & Southern), and the Colorado Midland railways, of which the first three are continental systems. Continuous on the west with Colorado Springs is Colorado City (pop. in 1900, 2914), one of the oldest settlements of Colorado, and the first capital (1861).
The Swedish crown prince rendered several important services to the allies during the campaign of 1813 (see Charles Xiv., king of Sweden); but, after Leipzig, he went his own way, determined at all hazards to cripple Denmark and secure Norway.
Yes, this process can be very overwhelming, which is why preventative measures to cripple the chance of re-infection are always a wise path.
If the computer you are using is a business computer, it's possible the virus program can steal information or cripple the company's network by making it inoperable.
If you're buying shoes for your prom, wedding, or any other big party, remember that you'll be spending a lot of time on your feet, and a lot of time dancing - or at least, you will do as long as your shoes don't cripple you!
On the opposing side, many experts and parents say that digital watches cripple the learning process.
If there is one sure way to cripple a country, it is to destabilize it's economic machine.
But Jonathan's mother had passed away, and his father didn't want a cripple.
communication channel with traffic can cripple an operation.
Though sometimes necessary, these drugs cripple the immune response and are often misunderstood, abused, and over-prescribed.
South of Pikes Peak, you'll find Cripple Creek, a sleepy mining town, little changed since the late 19th century.
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.