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David H. Moffat

Added by yongli on 01/30/2017 - 11:14, last changed on 01/23/2020 - 01:07

David Moffat

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David Halliday Moffat (1839–1911) left a lasting impression on Colorado from his involvement in many industries, including banking, mining, and railroads. Through his civic involvement in Denver , Moffat helped the city develop financially and industrially. His most significant contribution to...

Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway Hill Route (Moffat Road)

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 14:44, last changed on 01/18/2020 - 12:46
Construction on the Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway Hill Route, also known as the Moffat Road, began in 1904 and was completed in the late 1920s. The route connected the Front Range to Middle Park via Rollins Pass . Built in part on a former Ute Indian trail and intended as a temporary...

Holly Santa Fe Depot (Town Hall)

Added by yongli on 09/15/2015 - 13:00, last changed on 10/29/2019 - 10:58
The Holly train depot opened in 1912, at the height of the eastern plains agricultural boom after the early twentieth-century introduction of sugar beets. For decades the depot linked farmers and consumers to the rest of the country by rail, allowing them to sell agricultural produce to distant...

Loveland C&S Rail Depot

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 13:01, last changed on 01/18/2020 - 11:54
Whether it was stagecoaches on the Overland Trail , steam locomotives bringing crops to market, or automobiles carrying tourists to nearby Rocky Mountain National Park , the city of Loveland has long served as a transportation hub along Colorado’s Front Range . The city’s Colorado & Southern...

Medicine Lodge Treaties

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 11:40, last changed on 08/03/2020 - 14:15
The Medicine Lodge Treaties were a series of three treaties between the US government and the Comanche , Kiowa , Plains Apache , Southern Cheyenne , and Southern Arapaho American Indian Nations, signed in October 1867 along Medicine Lodge Creek, south of Fort Larned, Kansas. By treating with...

Otto Mears

Added by yongli on 01/16/2020 - 16:13, last changed on 07/02/2020 - 01:07
Otto Mears (1840–1931) was a Colorado businessman who played a key role in the removal of the state’s Ute Indians and is best known for building more than 450 miles of toll roads and railroads on the Utes’ former lands in the southern and southwestern parts of the state. Called the “Pathfinder of...

Union Station

Added by yongli on 02/22/2017 - 09:58, last changed on 08/09/2018 - 01:07
Union Station, located in Lower Downtown Denver (LoDo) on Wynkoop Street between Eighteenth and Sixteenth Streets, is downtown Denver’s main transportation center. It opened in 1881 as the city’s first consolidated railroad depot, and a renovation completed in 2014 reinvented the station as a...
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