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History high in the Rockies

High up in the Rocky Mountains at 11,481ft, outside of Breckenridge, Colorado, sits a ghost town of  long abandoned buildings. They stand astride the Continental Divide at the Boreas Pass. They’re a tribute to the railroad days of this mining area. Today … Continue reading

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The golden spike at last

On several ski trips to Utah I had picked up a brochure about the Golden Spike national historic site. I’m not a train foamer (enthusiast) by any means, but as a history geek I felt a small obligation to see … Continue reading

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