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Salida Steam Plant

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    An early Edison electric plant built in 1887, the Salida Steam Plant was converted into a theater and event center in 1989. The façade still boasts the names of the Salida Steam Plant and the Public Service Company of Colorado.
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Terry Barkett, “Edison Electric Light Plant,” Colorado State Register of Historic Properties Nomination Form (November 17, 1992).

Additional Information: 

George G. Everett, Under the Angel of Shavano (Denver: Golden Bell Press, 1963).

Cynthia J. Pasquale et al., 100 Years in the Heart of the Rockies (Salida, CO: Arkansas Valley Publishing, 1980).

June Shaputis and Suzanne Kelly, eds., A History of Chaffee County (Marceline, MO: Walsworth, 1982).

Virginia McConnell Simmons, The Upper Arkansas: A Mountain River Valley (Boulder: Pruett, 1990).