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Lariat Trail Scenic Mountain Drive

Added by yongli on 12/19/2016 - 16:26, last changed on 12/02/2019 - 01:07

Lariat Trail

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Planned and built by William “Cement Bill” Williams from about 1910 to 1914, the Lariat Trail Scenic Mountain Drive winds roughly five miles and 1,500 feet from Golden to the top of Lookout Mountain . One of the earliest scenic mountain drives in Colorado, the road provided access to the new Denver...

William “Cement Bill” Williams

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 15:55, last changed on 02/12/2021 - 01:07
William “Cement Bill” Williams (1868–1945) was a prominent contractor, political agitator, and personality in Golden during the early 1900s. Williams’s tireless campaigning brought crucial road construction to Golden, much of which he built himself. Today, Williams’s legacy as a businessman and the...
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