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Alva B. Adams Tunnel

Added by yongli on 06/12/2015 - 15:35, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 11:27
Beneath the glacier -carved peaks and valleys of Rocky Mountain National Park , below the alpine lakes and rushing streams, a concrete-lined tunnel belies the illusion of a pristine wilderness. In 1944, the two ends of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel were connected with a blast of dynamite, creating the...

Colorado River

Added by Greg Vogl on 08/01/2014 - 09:38, last changed on 10/23/2019 - 10:44
The Colorado is the premier river of the American Southwest. Rising in the mountains of Colorado and Wyoming, this river and its tributaries provide water and hydroelectric power for nearly 35 million people in the United States and Mexico, as well as habitat for several fish species found only in...

Colorado–Big Thompson Project

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 13:27, last changed on 11/07/2019 - 11:05
The Colorado–Big Thompson Project (C–BT) is the largest transmountain water diversion in the state of Colorado. Built between 1938 and 1956, the C–BT Project provides supplemental water for municipal, industrial, and irrigation purposes in northeastern Colorado. Water from the C–BT Project also...

Cozens Ranch

Added by yongli on 05/17/2017 - 16:34, last changed on 10/07/2019 - 12:20
Built in 1874 by pioneer homesteader William Zane Cozens , Cozens Ranch was an important early ranch and stage stop in the Fraser River valley in north-central Colorado. The ranch also served for nearly thirty years as the area’s main post office. The Cozens family later donated the ranch to the...

Grand County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 12:52, last changed on 11/05/2019 - 16:34
Established in 1874, Grand County lies in the north central Rocky Mountains some sixty-seven miles west of Denver . It is named for the Grand River, an early name for the Colorado River . Encompassing 1,868 square miles, Grand County is bordered to the north by Jackson County , to the northeast by...
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