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History of the East Fork: Utilities stretch over the mountains

We continue with the history of the East Fork of the San Juan River. After Cumbres Pass opened in 1877 and the Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge railroad reached…

History of the East Fork: Utilities stretch over the mountains

History of the East Fork: Utilities stretch over the mountains

We continue with the history of the East Fork of the San Juan River. After Cumbres Pass opened in 1877 and the Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge railroad reached…

History of the East Fork: moving over the mountains

We continue with the history of the East Fork of the San Juan River. By 1879, the Army had allotted money and was building a wagon road via the East…

History of the East Fork: moving over the mountains

History of the East Fork: moving over the mountains

We continue with the history of the East Fork of the San Juan River. By 1879, the Army had allotted money and was building a wagon road via the East…

The continued history of the East Fork

Today’s column continues with the history of the East Fork of the San Juan River. While dictating his memoirs many years later, pioneer Welch Nossaman recalled traveling from Summit to…

The continued history of the East Fork

The continued history of the East Fork

Today’s column continues with the history of the East Fork of the San Juan River. While dictating his memoirs many years later, pioneer Welch Nossaman recalled traveling from Summit to…

Early history of the East Fork

We’re talking about the early history of the East Fork of the San Juan River for a couple of reasons. First, the activities associated with mining in that locale during…

Early history of the East Fork

Early history of the East Fork

We’re talking about the early history of the East Fork of the San Juan River for a couple of reasons. First, the activities associated with mining in that locale during…

Platoro and thinking like a rabbit

A third branch of this road taking off at the top of Elwood Pass heads to Platoro, which is an old mining town with Platoro Lake right above it. A…

Platoro and thinking like a rabbit

Platoro and thinking like a rabbit

A third branch of this road taking off at the top of Elwood Pass heads to Platoro, which is an old mining town with Platoro Lake right above it. A…

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