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Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, and David McComb, Colorado: A History of the Centennial State 5th ed. (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2013).

“After the Crisis,” Coloradoan (Fort Collins, CO), February 28­–29 and March 1–3, 1988.

Jason Blevins, “Colorado Tourism Numbers Set Record in 2014,” The Denver Post, June 23, 2015.

“Denver Could Drink Deep from Wells,” Rocky Mountain News, December 5, 1987.

“Front Range Futures,” December 1981.

Mel Griffiths and Lynnell Rubright, Colorado (Boulder: Westview Press, 1983).

Letter, Charles Hansen to D. W. Aupperle, July 29, 1937, Northern Colorado Water Users Association folder, Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District Archives, Loveland, Colorado.

Letter, March 11, 1936, Frank Delaney to Dan Hughes, Delaney Papers, Norlin Library, University of Colorado.

Letter, F. J. Bancroft, M.D., to the Territorial Board of Immigration, November 15, 1873, in A Colorado Reader, ed. Carl Ubbelohde (Boulder: Pruett Press, 1962).

Western Slope Protective Association, “Minutes,” March 20, 1935 (Glenwood Springs: Colorado River Conservation District Archives).

Gleaves Whitney, Colorado Front Range: A Landscape Divided (Boulder: Johnson Books, 1983).

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Kathleen A. Brosnan, Uniting Mountain and Plain: Cities, Law, and Environmental Change along the Front Range (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002)., “Front Range.”

Ben Fogelberg, Walking into Colorado’s Past: 50 Front Range History Hikes (Boulder, CO: Westcliffe Publishing, 2006).

Patricia N. Limerick and Jason Hanson, A Ditch in Time: The City, the West and Water (Golden, CO: Fulcrum, 2012).

Thomas T. Veblen and Diane C. Lorenz, The Colorado Front Range: A Century of Ecological Change (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1991).

Elliott West, The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, and the Rush to Colorado (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998).

Ellen Wohl, Virtual Rivers: Lessons from the Mountain Rivers of the Colorado Front Range (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001).