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Coal Mining in Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/16/2021 - 13:06, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, coal mining was the most important industry in Colorado. Coal mines served as the crucibles of empire, churning out the fuel needed to power the railroads, precious-metal mines, and smelters that helped develop the region. They were also...

Mesa Schoolhouse

Added by yongli on 05/21/2018 - 13:36, last changed on 12/10/2018 - 09:11
The bright-red Mesa Schoolhouse, located off US 40 about two miles south of Steamboat Springs , is among the oldest examples of a one-story wood-frame school building still standing in Colorado. Built in 1916 by Arthur Gumprecht, the schoolhouse served Routt County School District #13 until 1959,...

Yampa River

Added by yongli on 02/02/2017 - 16:41, last changed on 02/26/2021 - 01:07

The Early Yampa River

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The Yampa River snakes 250 miles across northwestern Colorado, primarily in Routt and Moffat Counties. Its watershed encompasses approximately 8,000 square miles in Colorado and Wyoming; in Colorado, the river flows through Craig , Hayden , Milner , and Steamboat Springs , among other communities...
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