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Alva B. Adams Tunnel

Added by yongli on 06/12/2015 - 15:35, last changed on 05/02/2017 - 15:35
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–Big Thompson Project

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 13:27, last changed on 05/02/2017 - 15:35
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...

Front Range

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 16:06, last changed on 08/18/2017 - 11:12
The Front Range is a corridor of the Rocky Mountains and surrounding land stretching 200 miles from the Wyoming border on the north to the Arkansas River on the south. The western border of the Front Range consists of a collection of high mountain ranges, from the Medicine Bow and Laramie Mountains...

Greeley Tribune Building

Added by yongli on 09/15/2015 - 12:54, last changed on 09/09/2016 - 11:40
The Beaux-Arts Greeley Tribune Building opened in 1929 to house the operations of the Greeley Tribune , Weld County’s oldest newspaper. From 1937 until the mid-1950s, the building also contained the offices of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, which administered the Colorado–Big...
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