At first glance, Butte, Montana’s mutilated industrial landscape is
often written-off as an ecological sacrifice-zone. Dirty, ugly as sin
and regrettable, but necessary to supply the country with perhaps the
most basic necessity of the Electrical Age: Copper. But if you take the
time to really look carefully, what you find here will challenge,
surprise and even change you.
Take a closer look at the copper that put the Richest Hill on the map; the city’s storied past; and the nostalgia and sense of purpose that pervade the Mining City, right now on Richest Hill episode two.