Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots
Free

Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots

By Caroline Bancroft
Free
Book Description
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
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      You May Also Like
      Also Available On
      Categories
      Curated Lists