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Historic Mantiou

May 24 2005 at 9:14 PM

Laughs at the Wind  (Login JeffChristlieb)
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Steve,
I posted a mirror copy in here, since I believe this is more appropiate.



Native American (Ute) men and a white man ride on horseback into French Creek Valley, below Cascade, El Paso County, Colorado as part of the marking ceremony for Ute Pass Trail. Spectators sit and stand near the sides of the trail. Native American men wear leggings, fur pelts, and feather headdresses. The white man wears a hat. Date 1912 August 29.




A procession of Native Americans (Ute) on horseback ride the Ute Pass Trail, Teller County, Colorado. They wear headdresses and traditional clothing for the dedication of the ancestral route which follows the Colorado Rocky Mountain front range into the mountains. Date 1912.



A view through a tunnel along the Colorado Midland Railway line close to the "Cameron Cone" near Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado. Date 1897 May 8.



Eastbound freight train; tunnel, 42 cars, 20 MPH. Photographed: below Cascade, Colo., April 7, 1935.

--Jeff

 
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Jessica
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book

March 3 2006, 8:01 PM 

When i was in 5th grade there was a group of us that published a book about manitou's history...its at the public library if anyone would like to read it. Its call "Manitou Through the Eyes of Children"

 
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These are amazing photos, Jeff! :) n/m

May 25 2006, 2:37 PM 

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-Steve
Buena Vista, Colorado
http://www.ColoradoGuy.com

 
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Scotott
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What a tremendous collection of photos n/M

May 29 2006, 7:19 PM 

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manitougirl
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Love the pics!! I have a great

June 6 2006, 1:30 AM 

book...Images of America...Manitou Springs by Deborah Harrison and two smaller ones, one is on Miramont Castle where my cabin was just up from and I would walk past eavery day. The other is the Barker Hotel..I purchased them from my favorite bookstore that is no longer in business...Chinook's! Man I miss them. But the books are rich in history and neat shots.

 
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