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Abbott Fay, Colorado's noted historian and author of I Never Knew That About Colorado, shares 101 unique stories of places and people during Western Colorado's early days.Did you know that:
-- Several explorers claimed a wooden sailing ship was found near Red Cliff in 1879 stuck in ice in a cave filled with crystals and gold?
-- Delta women went on strike in the 1880s, refusing to cook evening meals until sidewalks were built and streets paved?
-- Silverton sprouted the first nationally recognized cowboy band in 1885?
-- In 1885, elephants pushed a train over Boreas Pass -- the world's highest railroad crossing?Plus ninety-six other amazing stories . . .

Beyond the Great Divide 101 true Stories of Western Colorado

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