Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots
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Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots

By Caroline Bancroft
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Table of Contents
  • Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots
  • The Author
    • The Cover
  • Personal to the reader
    • THE ALICE POST OFFICE STILL STANDS
  • ⇐PLAN OF TOURS
  • From Central City
    • NEVADAVILLE HAD THIRTEEN SALOONS
    • CORNISH COTTAGES COVERED THIS SLOPE
    • AMERICAN CITY HUGS THE TREES
    • KINGSTON IS IN TWO SECTIONS
  • From Idaho Springs
    • ALICE BOASTED OF ITS GLORY HOLE
    • NORTH EMPIRE CLUNG CLOSE TO THE MINES
    • THE CONQUEROR’S MINERS LIVED WELL
  • From Georgetown
    • WALDORF WAS A RAILROAD MINING TOWN
    • PRETTY SAINTS JOHN WAS SECLUDED
  • From Boulder
    • WINDY CARIBOU NEARLY BLEW AWAY
  • From Estes Park
    • WARD DELIGHTED SUNDAY EXCURSIONISTS
  • From Grand Lake
    • LULU CITY BECAME A GHOST EVEN BY 1889
    • BEAR TRAP
    • CHRISTMAS TREES CHOSE CABINS FOR BOXES
  • From Steamboat Springs
    • HAHNS PEAK COMMEMORATES ITS FOUNDER
  • From Glenwood Springs
    • FULFORD HAD AN UPPER AND LOWER TOWN
    • UPPER FULFORD HAD A STURDY ASSAY OFFICE
    • CRYSTAL CITY USED SPARKLING WATER POWER
  • From Aspen
    • LENADO BEGAN AS A SILVER CAMP
    • LENADO’S NAME MEANS “WOODED”
    • ASHCROFT WAS A BIGGER TOWN THAN ASPEN
  • From Leadville
    • INDEPENDENCE LIES BESIDE THE HIGHWAY
    • THE “UNSINKABLE” MRS. BROWN LIVED HERE
  • From Fairplay
    • DID “SILVERHEELS” DANCE HERE IN THE 1860’S?
    • RAILROAD GHOSTS HAUNT SOUTH PARK
    • THE PARK’S MINING GHOSTS ARE MANY
  • From Cripple Creek
    • ALTMAN CLAIMED TO BE THE HIGHEST TOWN
    • THE CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT HAS MORE GHOSTS
  • From Canon City
    • ROSITA’S HANDSOMEST HOUSE LIVED ON
    • SILVER CLIFF CHOSE A MAGNIFICENT BACKDROP
  • From Salida
    • TURRET FACED THE COLLEGIATE RANGE
    • BONANZA
    • KERBER CREEK IGNORES THE GLORIOUS PAST
  • From Buena Vista
    • SAINT ELMO HAD A CLIFTON HOTEL
    • WINFIELD
  • From Gunnison
    • TIN CUP’S TOWN HALL LOOKS CHURCHLY
    • GOTHIC HAS TURNED FROM MINES TO PLANTS
  • From Lake City
    • THE GRANDEUR OF CAPITOL CITY IS DUST
    • CARSON SNUGGLES AGAINST THE DIVIDE
  • From Creede
    • BACHELOR WAS FULL OF BRAWLING “BATCHERS”
    • MAIN STREET
    • REMNANTS
    • ODD GRAVE
    • SPAR CITY HAS A CHARMING MAIN STREET
    • ITS OLD HOTEL AND JAIL ARE CHERISHED
  • From Del Norte
    • NINETY-YEAR-OLD SUMMITVILLE WON’T DIE
  • From Silverton
    • THE SUNNYSIDE WAS EUREKA’S MAINSTAY
    • EVALYN WALSH McLEAN DID NOT SLEEP HERE
  • From Ouray
    • THE NATIONAL BELLE MARKS RED MOUNTAIN
    • IRONTON WAS THE RAILROAD TERMINUS
  • From Telluride
    • PANDORA’S SETTING IS SUPERB
    • MINING GHOSTS OF THE STORIED SAN JUANS
  • L’Envoi
  • Acknowledgments
    • For Research Aid:
      • For Proofreading:
      • For Photographs:
    • For Proofreading:
    • For Photographs:
    • (See back cover for prices)
    • GULCH OF GOLD
    • COLORFUL COLORADO: ITS DRAMATIC HISTORY
    • SILVER QUEEN: THE FABULOUS STORY OF BABY DOE TABOR
    • AUGUSTA TABOR: HER SIDE OF THE SCANDAL
    • TABOR’S MATCHLESS MINE AND LUSTY LEADVILLE
    • THE UNSINKABLE MRS. BROWN
    • FAMOUS ASPEN
    • HISTORIC CENTRAL CITY
    • DENVER’S LIVELY PAST
    • THE BROWN PALACE IN DENVER
    • SIX RACY MADAMS OF COLORADO
    • COLORADO’S LOST GOLD MINES AND BURIED TREASURE
    • ESTES PARK AND GRAND LAKE
    • TWO BURROS OF FAIRPLAY
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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