Sisters Kittie and Annie Harbison arrived in the Kawuneeche Valley in to establish a thriving dairy farm. In the s, the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps recruited workers to Rocky Mountain National Park to help build roads, camps, trails and other facilities. It was during this time that the Trail Ridge Road scenic byway was constructed, allowing visitors to travel between the towns of Grand Lake and Estes Park.
On back page is a hand-drawn map of Estes Park and surroundings by Geo. Angell of Denver from notes by A. Marks: On inside front cover is a red edged paper stamp inked On first page in pencil "Stead's". Dark green cloth cover with gold letters on cover. Third Edition 90 cents and published by author.
Contains 21 illustrations - 99 pgs. Ground Squirrel Chipmunk on last page. Index at back Marks: Book inscribed to Robert W. Left inside cover has "Pine Log Inn" with illegible letters above it - all in purple ink. A paper stamp edged in red with in ink. RIght hand inside cover written in blue ink is autographed by Enos A.
Mills to Mr. Writings about a thousand year old pine tree near Mesa Verde, CO. Marks: "K Roy describes his talk as "Then and Now," with an emphasis on then. Details dirt roads, other families, logging, and other activites that took place in early Estes Park.
Peggy Donahue describes the development of Colorado Mountain School, based upon the philosophical outlook of her husband Mike Donahue, which viewed the climbing experience as an opportunity to enhance individual personal understanding, growth and development and not just scaling mountains.
Peggy describes the challenges and joys of living and raising a family in a very small cabin in the Wild Basin area, adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park. The Donahue family and Colorado Mountain School are important links in the local chain of climbing enthusiasts, guides and naturalists which started perhaps even earlier than Enos Mills and continues to the present day.
In this oral history interview Henry Dannels recounts his families background in the Allenspark and Estes Park area.
He recounts various jobs he held, including those held at the Stanley Hotel and Crags Lodge. Interview also covers other topics related to Estes Park history, such as the Estes Park airport, logging, transportation and other topics. Oral history interview with McClellan G. Dings on his life in Estes Park.
The Story of Early Estes Park - Enos A. Mills - Google книги
Dark green cloth cover with printing in silver inside a Title and author separated by a small illustration of 2 trees, a cloud and a mountain also in silver. Copyright by Enos Mills. Index in back with 3 pages of ads. On back page is a hand-drawn map of Estes Park and surroundings by Geo.