Greetings from Colorado: Legends, Landmarks & Lore of the Centennial State
The mysterious and spectacular high-desert cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde. The landmark Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad winding its way through the mountains. The legendary mail carrier skiers of the nineteenth century who delivered letters over snowbound passes. Colorado is home to truly amazing history and legends. Discover the stories anew in this fresh tribute to the Centennial State, illustrated with J. C. Leacock’s gorgeous color photography and rare historical images. From the front range to the eastern plains, from the canyon-and-mesa country to the San Juan Mountains, Colorado abounds with stunning places and fascinating tales. Turn the pages for a visual feast of this extraordinary state!
Arkansas river Aspen Black Hawk boom Boulder built Butte Mountain Heritage Camp Hale central city cheyenne Colorado National Monument Crested Butte Crested Butte Mountain Cripple Creek cristo Mountains Cumbres & Toltec Denver & rio Denver Public Library Durango Durango & Silverton Eastern Plains feet Front Range Glenwood Grand Junction Greeley Gunnison hiking hot springs Hovenweep National Monument Indian L. C. McClure Leadville located Longs Peak Main Street Marble Maroon Bells miners mining town mountain biking Mountain Heritage Museum Ouray Peak gold rush Pikes Peak Pikes Peak gold popular population rail ranching red-rock rio Grande railroad route royal Gorge San Juan Mountains San Luis Valley Sand Creek sangre de cristo scenery silver Silverton Silverton Narrow Gauge ski area skiers spectacular state’s Steamboat Springs stunning Telluride Tenth Mountain Division Today Toltec Scenic Railroad tourists town’s trails train Utes Vail visitors West Western History Collection whitewater William Henry Jackson