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Barlow and Sanderson Stagecoach

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 10:24, last changed on 03/23/2021 - 16:45
The Barlow and Sanderson stagecoach in Monte Vista is a mud wagon like those that operated in the 1870s and 1880s along Barlow and Sanderson lines in the San Luis Valley . The only regional example of its type, the stagecoach was acquired by the Monte Vista Commercial Club and donated in 1959 to...

Kit Carson

Added by yongli on 03/14/2016 - 14:16, last changed on 03/06/2021 - 01:07
The life of Christopher “Kit” Carson (1809–68) represents a broad sweep of Western American history in the early-to-mid nineteenth century. Carson was a Rocky Mountain fur trapper , a guide and scout for the US Army Corps of Topographical Engineers, rancher, Indian agent in New Mexico and Colorado...

Spring Creek Fire

Added by yongli on 01/25/2021 - 16:31, last changed on 02/13/2021 - 10:52
Started by an illegal campfire on June 27, 2018, the Spring Creek Fire raced across 108,045 acres of forested foothills in southern Colorado, near La Veta Pass on the eastern edge of the San Luis Valley . By the time it was fully contained on September 10, the Spring Creek blaze was the third-...
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