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AMERICA'S MOUNTAIN: Pikes Peak and the Pikes Peak region. by Richard M. Pearl.
History of region west of Colorado Springs from earliest days. Travel by road, trail, and cog railway to the summit as one of Colorado's 14er mountains over 14000 feet, this one rising from the plains to the summit. The song 'America the Beautiful" was inspired by America's Mountain. Includes Native American history, flora, fauna, wildlife, geology, ghost towns. 36 pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 8. ISBN: 936564-38-5. 1964 revised edition. Order #: LILO5269 paper4.95.
BUENA VISTA! a quick history. by Judy Porrata.
Traces the story of this "Good View" town set in the upper Arkansas River valley with episodes of brick factory, lettuce growing and shipping, railyard where the Denver & Rio Grande and South Park lines met, with buildings that have come and gone, mining camps in the nearby hills serviced by the town, and the history of jail, reformatory, and prison plus memorable fires and a train wreck and sketches of the people involved. Historic photographs, 63 pages.
Inventory = 4. ISBN: None. 1979. Order #: LILO0773 paper$4.95.
CRIPPLE CREEK RAILROADS: a quick history of the great gold camp's railroads. by Leland Feitz
Includes The Florence & Cripple Creek, The Midland Terminal, The Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District, even street cars in town. Stories of depot fire, train wreck, shipping gold ore to mill, and tunnels under the Rocky Mountains. 38 historical photos, 30 pages..
Inventory = 9. ISBN: None. 1980. Order #: LILO0758 paper$4.95.
GHOST TALES OF CRIPPLE CREEK. by Chas S. Clifton.
Stories from Colorado mining town: a ghost that lights candles in the hotel, the madame's second funeral. a good-natured ghost, a ghost freed by fire, with a discussion of ghost-reality versus superstition or imagination--all played out in the remnants of a mining town that was. Photographs, 28 pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-936564-29-6. 1983. Order #:LILO9779 paper$4.95.
GHOST TOWNS OF THE CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT. by Leland Feitz.
Covers 15 gold camps, mining, and railroad towns in Colorado's Pike's Peak country: Goldfield, Altman, Anaconda, and others Describes history and industry of each town--their heydays and demises. Map, 67 photos, 48 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN None. 1974. Order #: LILO0769 paper$4.95.
BEATEN PATH: backcountry by automobile. by Dick Dixon.
Scenic auto tours on back roads centered near Salida, Colorado: Ute Trail, St. Elmo, Marshall Pass, Tincup, Spiral Drive, Monarch Pass, more. Gives history of routes, scenes, driving directions, remnants of former railroads and their tunnels, Organized as six trips, with appendixes listing roads & passes, the towns, and the railroads plus a bibliography Photographs and maps, 48 pages. 1986.
Inventory = 11. ISBN: 936564-33-4. 1986. Order #: LILO5001 paper$4.95.
HISTORY OF CRIPPLE CREEK. by Leland Feitz.
Colorado mining town began with discovery of gold in 1890, to become a thriving city and now a living ghost town of its former self--until its gambling revival.. Cripple Creek at one time had 10 newspapers.100 historidal photos with captions showing buildings, railroads, horse team freighters, horse-drawn wagons, parades, and the interiors of businesses and homesas well as mines and miners and overviews of the town..48 large-format pages, 1990.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0936564-37-7. Order #: LILO3439paper$7.95.
PLATARO: Colorado mining camp and resort town. by Leland Feitz.
In Spanish, plataro means silver and oro means gold, hence the name of this mining camp that evolved into a summer getaway. Mining history, floods on the Conejos River, dam construction, ore-processing mills, fire, early tourism and its growth, hunting and fishing in early days. 40 historical photos, 32 pages, maps.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1969. Order #: LILO4995 paper$4.95.
TRIAL & TRIUMPH: a quick history of Denver. by Gayle Turk.
Introduction by newsman Carl Akers. Organized into four pivotal periods: gold, pride and prosperity, shattered visions, poverty and progress. Includes origins following 1859 discovery of gold In Colorado, historical buildings some of which still stand, streetcars, the stock show, 1918 Spaish flu, parades (including Ku Klux Clan), and muich more. Historical photographs, 56 pages.
Inventory = 8.ISBN: None. 1978. Pages partly wrinkled. Order #:LILO0761 paper$4.95.
UTE PASS: a quick history.by Jan Pettit.
Stories of this mountaiun region west of Colorado Springs includes Ute Pass, route of Indians from this area to Utah, and its roads and railroad. Included are histories of the towns of Cascade, Chipita Park, Crystola, Woodland Park, Green Mountain Falls, & Divide. Text recounts their psts and a chronology of dates of important events is given for each of these sites. Photograpshs of depots, hotels, liveries, founders, schoolhouses, railroads, camps, and gatherings; map, 64 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1979. Order #: LILO3786 paper$7.95
VICTOR: a quick history--Colorado's City of Mines. by Leland Feitz.
Colorado's "City of Mines", one of greatest gold mining towns, located at th exteme south end of Victor, making a trip here a "two-for-one." At one point in time Victor was served by three railroads, had a population of 55,000 including 8,000 minersround 1900 Victor was served by three railroads and an electric street car line. Includes the story of the fire that leveled Victor and how it was rebuilt. 70 photos, mainly historical. Tells of labor wars and the people of Victor. 48 pages.
Inventory = 2 (separate edition from above title). ISBN: 0-936564-13-X. 1969, newer cover. Order #: LILO5271 paper$5.95.
VICTOR: a quick history of Colorado's "City of Mines".
One of the greatest of all gold mining towns. 70 photos, 48 pages. 1969.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-636564-13-X. 1969. b/w cover. Order #: LILO0755 paper$4.95.
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