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Teller County
Cripple Creek


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State of Colorado official website
Colorado Travel & Tourism Office
Colorado entry at Wikipedia

General Links
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Regional Transportation District Light Rail [est. 1994]
includes 6 light rail lines with 46 stations and 47 miles (76 km) of track; the Denver West Light Rail Line to Golden opened 4/2013.

Peak To Peak Scenic Byway #7 [est. 1918] in Central Colorado
55-mile route in Boulder, Gilpin, & Larimer Counties; from Estes Park south to Allenspark, Nederland, Black Hawk & Central City.

Guanella Pass Scenic Byway #17 in WC Colorado
22-mile route from Georgetown on the I-70 in Clear Creek County south to Grant in Park County.

Lariat Loop Itinerary #19
Suggested rather than official route: From Denver take U.S. Highway 6 west to Golden (historic Downtown, Colorado Railroad Museum), then
visit the Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave on Lookout Mountain; go north to I-70 and west to Evergreen, then take Bear Creek Canyon
to historic Morrison and Red Rocks Park, then back to Morrison and north to Dinosaur Ridge.

Frontier Pathways Scenic & Historic Byway #21 in South Central Colorado
103-mile route in Custer, Pueblo & Teller Counties; from Florissant on the I-25, west on State 96 to Wetmore, Silver Cliff & Westcliffe,
reverse on 96 then south and east on State 165 to Rye and back to I-25 at Colorado City.

Ghost Towns Colorado Style Central Region book by Kenneth Jessen  
"Ghost Towns, Colorado Style: Volume 2 - Central Region"
[1999] by Kenneth Jessen

includes over 250 town histories, 80 detailed maps, and 228 historic
& contemporary photographs

J.V. Publns 8½x5½ pb [6/99] for $26.72

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Seal of Boulder County in the State of Colorado, USA
Boulder County, Colorado [founded 1861]
Boulder County covers 751.37 square miles (1,946 km²); population 295,000 (2010 U.S. Census); cities include Boulder {county seat},
Lafayette, Longmont & Louisville; towns include Erie, Jamestown, Lyons, Nederland, Superior & Ward; communities include Allenspark,
Caribou, Coal Creek (Canyon), Eldora, Eldorado Springs, Gold Hill, Gunbarrel, Hygiene & Niwot.
official websiteWikipedia

Boulder Valley School District
Workforce Boulder County
Green Party of Boulder County [est. 1988]
Boulder Valley Railway Historical Society [successor orgn 2011] in Boulder & Valmont, Colorado

Clear Channel/Citicasters K.B.C.O. 97.3-FM World Class Rock in Boulder-Denver, Colorado
K.C.F.C. 1490-AM classical music public radio in Boulder, Colorado
K.G.N.U. 1390-AM & 88.5-FM independent community radio [est. 1978] for Boulder-Denver
K.K.Z.N. 760-AM progressive talk radio in Boulder-Denver, Colorado
K.V.C.U. 1190-AM college radio [est. 1978] at University of Colorado in Boulder
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics [est. 1994] based in Boulder, Colorado

Eldorado Springs, Colorado {aka 'Eldo'}
entry at Wikipedia
Eldorado Springs Resort & Pool [est. 1905]
Eldorado Canyon State Park [est. 1978]
Eldorado Natural Spring Water Company [founded 1983]
Eldorado Springs, Colorado weblog {inactive}

Town of Erie, Colorado [incorp. 1885]
The Lazy Dog Sports Bar & Grill, 3100 Village Vista Drive in Erie, Colorado
Yellow Scene Magazine [est. 2000] covers Denver Metro & Boulder, based in Erie, Colorado

City of Lafayette, Colorado [est. 1888, incorp. 1890]
Lionsgate Center event facility, 1055 So. 112th Street in Lafayette, Colorado
Colorado Music Festival & Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Art [est. 1977] in Lafayette, Colorado
24-lane Coal Creek Bowling Center, 1455 Coal Creek Drive in Lafayette, Colorado
Alexander Dawson School, K-12 [est. 1970], 10455 Dawson Drive in Lafayette, Colorado

City of Longmont, Colorado [est. 1871, incorp. 1885]
InterMountain Railway Co. of Longmont, Colorado
Prairie Mountain Publishing [est. 2006] printer of newspapers in Longmont, Colorado

City of Louisville, Colorado [founded 1877, incorp. 1882] ZIP 80027
{ pronounced 'Lewis-ville' }
Louisville, Colorado official website
Louisville [CO] Business Retention & Development Dept.
Louisville [CO] Chamber of Commerce
Louisville [CO] Public Library, 951 Spruce Street in Louisville, Colorado
Louisville [CO] Historical Museum, 1001 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado
Downtown Louisville [CO] Business Assn.
Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Avenue in Louisville, Colorado
Real Goods Solar, Inc. [est. 1978], 833 W. South Boulder Road in Louisville, Colorado
Coal Creek Golf Course [], 585 W. Dillon Road in Louisville, Colorado
DaVinci Institute futurist think tank [est. 1997], 511 E. South Boulder Road in Louisville, Colorado
Downtown Louisville [CO] Street Faire [July]
Louisville [CO] Oktoberfest [Sept 2013] at the Steinbaugh Pavilion
Sierra Nevada Space Systems [], 1722 Boxelder Street
Sunnyside Solar Colorado, 507 Sunnyside Street
System Skateboarding, 305 McCaslin Blvd
The Lodge at Balfour, 1331 Hecla Drive
Wheels Manufacturing, Inc. bicycle parts [est. 1988], 1475 Arthur Avenue in Louisville, Colorado
http://www.airassets.com/ in Louisville?, CO

Bittersweet Cafe & Confections, 820 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado
Blue Parrot Restaurant, 640 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado
The Book Cellar [est. 2003], 724 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado
Boulder Sausage, 513 S. Pierce in Louisville, Colorado
Carrabba's Italian Grill, 575 So. McCaslin Blvd. in Louisville, Colorado
The Empire Lounge & Restaurant, 816 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado
Glacier Ice Cream and Gelato, 1387 South Boulder Road in Louisville, Colorado
Good Measure Coffee and Tea, 1075 E. South Boulder Road in Louisville, Colorado
The Huckleberry Restaurant [built 1894], 700 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado
La Revolucion Taqueria y Cantina, 701 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado
The Loco Yo, LLC frozen yogurt, 917 Front Street
Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House, 637 Front Street
LuLu's BBQ, 702 Main Street
Marco's Pizza {chain}, 459 So. McCaslin Blvd.
The Melting Pot Restaurant, 732 Main Street
Old Santa Fe Mexican Grill, 994 Dillon Road
Old Style Sausage, 1219 Courtesy Road, Highway 42
Outback Steak House {chain}, 988 Dillion Road
Parma Trattoria Mozzarella Bar, 1132 W. Dillon Road
The Porch Deli, 641 Main Street
Ralphie's Sports Tavern, 585 E. South Boulder Road
The Rex, 817 Main Street
Taj Mahal III, 1075 South Boulder Road
Vic's Espresso & Coffee, 801 Main Street
Waterloo, 809 Main Street
Zucca Italian Ristorante, 808 Main Street in Louisville, Colorado

Town of Nederland, Colorado [incorp. 1885]
Sundance Lodge, Cafe & Stables in Nederland, Colorado

City of Boulder, Colorado [founded 1859, incorp. 1871] ZIP 80301
Boulder's elevation is 5,430 feet (1,655 meters) above sea level; the city covers 25.4 square miles (65.7 km²); per the 2010 U.S. Census,
the city population is 97,400, while the Boulder Metropolitan Statistical Area population is 293,000.

City of Boulder, Colorado official website
Boulder, Colorado C.V.B., 2440 Pearl Street
Boulder [CO] Chamber of Commerce [est. 1905], 2440 Pearl Street
Downtown Boulder Assn., 1942 Broadway of Boulder, Colorado
Boulder [CO] Community Network [est. 3/1994]
Boulder [CO] Public Library [est. 1906?]
Boulder Public Library Foundation [est. 1974]
historical timeline of the Boulder, Colorado area

Celestial Seasonings specialty teas [est. 1969] in Boulder, Colorado
Boulder [CO] Bookstore [est. 1973]
Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art in Boulder
Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado
Left Hand Books [not-for-profit 1979-2013] 1200 Pearl Street in Boulder
Boulder [CO] Jaycees [est. 1948]
http://www.indra.com/ of boulder
University of Colorado located in Boulder [est. 1874]
EcoCycle of Colorado - community-based recycling since 1976
Newfield Network [est. 1991] based in Boulder, Colorado
Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability Forum [June 2013 = #17] in Boulder, Colorado
American Homebrewers Association [est. 1978] of Boulder, Colorado has 36,000 members
Steam Train Videos [est. 2011] by James Parfrey of Boulder, Colorado
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics [est. 1994] based in Boulder, Colorado

arts & entertainment
Colorado Shakespeare Festival [est. 1944] at University of Colorado in Boulder
Boulder [CO] International Film Festival [Feb 2013 = #9]
Toofy Film Festival [Sept 2006 = #3] in Boulder, Colorado
Chautauqua Classic Film Series in Boulder, Colorado
Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark [est. 1898], 900 Baseline Road in Boulder, Colorado
Fox Theatre [built 1926], 1135 - 13th Street in Boulder, CO
Boulder Theater [built 1906], 2032 - 14th Street in Boulder, CO
The Boulder [CO] Theater [built 1906, expanded 1936]
K.K.Z.N. 760-AM progressive talk radio in Boulder-Denver, Colorado

food & beverage
Aji Latin American Restaurant, 1601 Pearl Street in Boulder, CO
Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse, 1770 - 13th Street
Catacombs Bar [opened 1969] below the Hotel Boulderado
Front Range Catering Company, 5741 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, Colorado
The Lazy Dog Sports Bar & Grill and Rooftop Deck, 1346 Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado
Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant, 2010 - 16th Street
Mustard's Last Stand
http://www.OldChicago.com pizza
Q's Restaurant & Corner Bar [est. pre-1993] at the Hotel Boulderado
http://www.teeandcakes.com/ [est. 1932]
Waffle Brothers Boulder, 1326 College Street

Hotel Boulderado [opened 1909], 2115 - 13th Street at Spruce in Boulder, Colorado

Daily Camera newspaper in boulder

Boulder Magazine [est. Summer 1978], published by Brock Media  
Boulder Magazine [launched Summer 1978]
subscribe directly - 3 issues/year for $15.00
magazine website
entry at Wikipedia

Jefferson County, Colorado [est. 1861]
Jefferson is the fourth most populous county in Colorado, with 545,358 residents (2012 estimate); includes cities of Arvada (mostly), Edgewater,
Evergreen, Golden {county seat}, Lakewood & Wheat Ridge, with small portions of Littleton & Westminster; statutory towns of Bow Mar,
Lakeside, Morrison & Mountain View; communities of Applewood, Aspen Park, Buffalo Creek, Columbine, Conifer, East Pleasant View,
Evergreen, Genesee, Indian Hills, Ken Caryl, Kittredge, Pine, Pine Junction & West Pleasant View.

The Columbine High School shooting took place in April 1999 in an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado.
Lost Valley Ranch [est. 1883] in southern Jefferson County, Colorado
The Fort Restaurant & Trading Co. [est. 1963] in Morrison, Colorado
GOLD STAR: the Tiny Town Railroad has 5/8 of a mile of 15-inch gauge track, and uses: coal-fired live steam 2-6-0 Mogul locomotive #10 'Cinder Belle'; propane-fired live steam 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive #22 'Occasional Rose'; F-3 model diesel-electric engine 'Molly'; F-7 model diesel-electric engine 'Betsy'; also Tiny Town is building a diesel-powered Mason-bogie 2-6-6 quasi-steam locomotive (2013)  Tiny Town Railroad [est. 1915; open May-Sept] 7 miles south & west of Morrison, Colorado

City of Arvada, Colorado [est. 1870, incorp. 1904]
The (Clive) Cussler Museum in Arvada
McMillan Publications [est. 1977] of Arvada, Colorado

Evergreen, Colorado [founded 1859]
Evergreen [CO] Area Chamber of Commerce
Evergreen [CO] Metropolitan District [est. 1979]
Evergreen [CO] Guide annual directory
Evergreen Hotel [built 1890s] & Ice Cafe in Evergreen, Colorado
The Little Bear Western Saloon & Restaurant, in Evergreen, Colorado
Peak Brainwaves, LLC in Evergreen, Colorado
Resorts like Troutdale-in-the-Pines, Greystone Guest Ranch and the Brook Forest Inn

The Fort Restaurant & Trading Co. [est. 1963] in Morrison, Colorado
Red Rocks Amphitheatre [est. 1941] near Morrison, Colorado

Katagram Studios [est. 1973] in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
City of Golden, Colorado [est. 1859, incorp. 1871] ZIP 80401
http://www.inGolden.com + http://www.visitgolden.com/
Cowboy Cafe [est. 2010], 2501 Ford Street in Golden, Colorado
Golden Grounds / Golden Brew Coffee, 2421 Ford Street in Golden, Colorado
Shorty Lu's Diner, 15985 So. Golden Road in Golden, Colorado
Golden Bowl bowling center [est. 1952], 524-24th Street in Golden, Colorado
Halu Sushi & Asian Bistro, 17525 So. Golden Road in Golden, Colorado
La Carreta Mexican Restaurant, 16908 So. Golden Road in Golden, Colorado
Days Inn Motel, 15059 W. Colfax Avenue at I-70 in Golden, Colorado
Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave in Golden, Colorado
Polka Lovers Club in Golden, CO
Golden History Center
Adolph Coors in Golden, Colorado
The Golden Hotel [est. 1999], 800 Eleventh Street in Downtown Golden, Colorado
Bridgewater Grill & Patio [est. 1999], at the Golden Hotel in Downtown Golden, Colorado

great collection of locomotives & rolling stock (standard- and narrow-gauge), rides every Saturday, museum exhibits & store, also garden & live steam & HO-scale model layouts  Colorado Railroad Museum [est. 1959] in Golden, Colorado
Denver HO Model Railroad Club [est. 1947, relocated 1966] in the basement of the Colorado Railroad Museum

Magic Mountain theme park [1959-60] / Heritage Square theme park [reopened 1971, closed 2015], 18301 W. Colfax Avenue in Golden, Colorado
NOTICE 2015: Heritage Square is permanently closed; 'the amusement park will be open for 2016 season', Spider Mansion and Miner's Maze moving to new locations.
official websiteentry at Wikipedia

Magic Mountain theme park in Golden, Colorado book by Robert McLaughlin  "Magic Mountain (Images of Modern America)" [2016]
by Robert McLaughlin

Arcadia Publng 9¼x6½ pb [4/2016] for $16.62

Rio Golden Railroad 15-inch gauge amusement park ride; pulled by gas-hydraulic switcher locomotive since 2006
official website is gone • watch 5/2012 color video [2:47] at YouTube

City of Lakewood, Colorado [founded 1889, incorp. 1969]
Per the 2010 U.S. Census, Lakewood's population is 143,000 {Colorado's fifth largest city}.
Highlands Station, LLC [est. 2007] in Lakewood, Colorado
Casa Bonita [est. 1974] Mexican restaurant & entertainment, 6715 W. Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, Colorado

Clear Creek County, Colorado [est. 1861]
includes the City of Idaho Springs; towns of Empire, Georgetown {county seat}, Silver Plume; and the communities
of Downieville-Lawson-Dumont & St. Mary's.
Georgetown Loop [est. 1884] Historic Mining & Railroad Park in Colorado
short film [10:43] from CDoT about Georgetown & Silver Plume, Colorado

Mount Evans Scenic Byway #18
49-mile route (98 miles round trip) from Idaho Springs on the I-70 in Clear Creek County south on State Highway 103, branch from Echo Lake to Bergen Park
(and back) and continuing on State Highway 5 past Summit Lake to Mount Evans. {Motor coaches and vehicles longer than 30 feet are prohibited
on the latter portion year-round, with motor vehicles not allowed past Summit Lake in the Winter.} • local Mount Evans, Colorado fansite

City of Idaho Springs, Colorado [founded 1859, incorp. 1885]
Clear Creek Rapidgrass Bluegrass Festival [July 2013 = #4] in Idaho Springs, Colorado
Colorado & Southern Railroad narrow-gauge 2-8-0 locomotive #60 is on stationary exhibit in Idaho Springs

Town of Silver Plume, Colorado [elev. 9,116]

Gilpin County, Colorado [est. 1861]
includes the cities of Black Hawk & Central City {county seat}; the communities of Lincoln Hills, Pinecliffe,
Rollinsville & Tolland; and the ghost towns of Nevadaville & Russell Gulch.

Black Hawk, Colorado
http://www.cityofblackhawk.org/ [est. 1859]

Central City, Colorado
Doc Holliday Casino [2008-2013?], 131 Main Street in Central City, Colorado
The Weekly Register Call [est. 1859] is Colorado's oldest newspaper

Lincoln Hills [est. 1922] Afro-American resort in Colorado
Winks Panorama Lodge [built 1925-28; closed 1965] in Lincoln Hills, Colorado

Pinecliffe, Colorado

Rollinsville, Colorado ZIP 80474
BLACK STAR: many reviewers on Yelp tell of bad experiences with the food or the service or both  Stage Stop Bar, 60 Main Street in Rollinsville

Tolland, Colorado

Park County, Colorado [est. 1861]
includes the towns of Alma & Fairplay {county seat}, and the communities of Bailey, Como, Grant, Guffey, Hartsel,
Jefferson, Lake George, and Shawnee; and the ghost towns of Buckskin Joe, South Park City & Tarryall.

The Park County Republican and Fairplay Flume newspaper [est. 1879] based in Bailey, Colorado

Rustic Station Restaurant [opened 7/2011], corner of State Highway 285 and County Road 68 in Bailey, Colorado
Buckskin Joe, also called Laurette, is a deserted ghost town that was the first county seat of Park County, Colorado
The Highline Cafe & Saloon [], 12779 Highway 24 in Downtown Hartsel, Colorado
www.UteTrailRiverRanch.com south of Jefferson, Colorado
http://www.tarryallriverranch.com/ up the road from Lake George, Colorado
www.SouthParkCity.org restored 1880s town

Life & Times of Andy Anderson book from The Park County Local History Archives   "The Life and Times of Andy Anderson" [2012]
from The Park County Local History Archives

Andy's father was an engineer (locomotive driver) on the Colorado & Southern Railway, and Andy was employed by the railroad as a teenager. Book is 68-page transcript of interviews with Andy in 2005, when he was 85 years old; includes several photos.
not available on Amazon, purchase thru POD publisher Blurb Books, based in San Francisco
Blurb Books 9x6 hardcover [12/2012] for $12.95 + s/h

seal of Teller County, State of Colorado
Teller County, Colorado [est. 1899]
Cities & towns include Altman, Cripple Creek {county seat}, Crystola, Divide, Florissant, Victor & Woodland Park {largest}.
official Teller County, Colorado website
Teller County, Colorado entry at Wikipedia
Teller County Vacation & Visitors Bureau
Teller County V.V.B. restaurant listing website

Cripple Creek, Colorado [incorp. 1892] ZIP 80813
The City of Cripple Creek allows wild donkeys & burros left over from the 1890s mines to roam free in the city limits.
City of Cripple Creek, Colorado official government website
Cripple Creek, Colorado entry at Wikipedia
Cripple Creek, Colorado official tourism website
Cripple Creek Heritage Center [est. 2006], 9283 South Highway 67 in Cripple Creek, Colorado
Cripple Creek District Museum [est. 1953]
Old Homestead House Museum, 353 Myers Avenue in Cripple Creek, Colorado
Cripple Creek Jail Museum
Cripple Creek Fire Department Station #3 Museum [built 1900]
Donkey Derby Days [June 2013 = # 82] in Cripple Creek, Colorado
Butte Opera House / Theater [built 1896; renovated 2000], 139 E. Bennett Avenue in Historic Cripple Creek
Thin Air Theatre Company [est. 2007] performs at the Butte Theater in Historic Cripple Creek

Carr Manor [built 1897? as a school; luxury hotel since 1983] in Historic Cripple Creek
Cripple Creek Hospitality House & RV Park [built 1901 as a hospital], 600 North 'B' Street in Cripple Creek
Cripple Creek Motel, 201 No. Bison Street & Highway 67 in Cripple Creek {free wi-fi & cable TV}
Hotel St. Nicholas [built 1898 as hospital, restored 1995], 303 No. Third Street in Historic Cripple Creek
historic Imperial Hotel & Restaurant [built 1896; restored 2009], 123 No. Third Street in Historic Cripple Creek
Gold Bar Room Theater [1953-1990s + restored 2009] at the Imperial Hotel in Historic Cripple Creek

Amanda May's Cafe, 166 E. Bennett Avenue in Historic Cripple Creek {free wi-fi}
Baja Billy's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, 233 E. Bennett Avenue in Historic Cripple Creek
Boiler Room Tavern at the 1898 Hotel St. Nicholas, 303 No. Third Street in Historic Cripple Creek
The Creek Victorian Restaurant & Bar, 317 E. Bennett Avenue in Historic Cripple Creek
The Down Under Restaurant fine dining at the Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino, 256 E. Bennett Avenue
Dynamite Dick's Dining Emporium at the Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino, 256 E. Bennett Avenue
Home Cafe at Bronco Billy's Casino, 233 E. Bennett Avenue in Historic Cripple Creek
Jack's Cafe at the Colorado Grande Casino & Hotel, 300 E. Bennett Avenue
24-hour Jazzy Java & FroYo [est. 6/2011] at the Wildwood Casino, 119 Carbonate Street {still there?}
Johnny's Restaurant at Johnny Nolon's Saloon & Gambling Emporium, 301 E. Bennett Avenue
Lombard's Casual Restaurant at the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino, 422 E. Bennett Avenue
Maggie’s Restaurant in the lower level of the Colorado Grande Casino & Hotel, 300 E. Bennett Avenue
serves Guiness on tap!  McGill's Pint & Platter Irish Restaurant at J.P. McGill's Hotel & Casino, 232 E. Bennett Avenue
Mid City Grill at Century Casino, 200-220 E. Bennett Avenue in Historic Cripple Creek
Miner's Pick Cafe {open 24/7} at the Brass Ass Casino, 256 E. Bennett Avenue
Parrot Dice Grill fast food at the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino, 418 E. Bennett Avenue
Prospector's Perk Coffee House at the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino, 440-442 E. Bennett Avenue
Ralf's Break Room, 411 E. Bennett Avenue in Historic Cripple Creek, Colorado
microbrews on tap, plus full bar  The Saddle Bar {open Thursday-Sunday from Noon} at the Wildwood Casino, 119 Carbonate Street
The Steakhouse {open Thursday-Sunday} at Bronco Billy's Casino, 233 E. Bennett Avenue
Winfield's Restaurant fine dining at the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino, 422 E. Bennett Avenue

Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co. [est. 1976] is owned by AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. of South Africa
Mollie Kathleen Mine Tour, on Highway 67 just outside Cripple Creek, Colorado

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad [est. 1967]
Two-foot gauge railroad on two miles of track that operates three steam locomotives, including a 1902 articulated Mallet.
official websiteWikipedia

Cripple Creek, 1900 / Eyewitness Account pamphlet by Francis Lynde  "Cripple Creek, 1900: A Colorado Mining Camp - An Eyewitness
Account" [Scribner 1900] by Francis Lynde

Outbooks 20-page pamphlet [1987] out of print/scarce
Outbooks 20-page pamphlet [1976] out of print/scarce
Money Mountain / Cripple Creek Gold book by Marshall Sprague  "Money Mountain: The Story of Cripple Creek Gold" [1971]
by Marshall Sprague

Bison Books 8x5½ pb [8/79] out of print/40+ used
Ballentine/Comstock hardcover [1971] out of print/used
Shortline To Cripple Creek article by Tivis E. Wilkins  "Shortline To Cripple Creek: The Story of The Colorado Springs and
Cripple Creek District Railway" [1983]
Cover article by Tivis E. Wilkins in the Colorado Rail Annual #16

Colorado Railroad Museum 11x8½ hardcover [11/83] out of print/used
Cripple Creek Trilogy on DVD  "Cripple Creek Trilogy" [2009]
contains Emmy-nominated "The Treasure of The Cripple Creek Mining District" [60 mins], "Voices of
Cripple Creek" [6:21], and "Phenix Rising", plus 70 minutes of bonus material

not listed at IMDb • Produced & directed by Jim Sawatzki
Palmer Divide Prodns b&w/color DVD [2009] 3 disks for $69.99 via third party
"The Treasure of The Cripple Creek Mining District" [1999]
Palmer Divide Prodns b&w/color DVD [1999] for $24.99 via third party
"Voices of Cripple Creek" short, content circa 1966
watch short film on YouTube [6:21]


"Trip Over Cripple Creek Short Line" [1906] /tt1946492/

"Over The Midland Terminal Railroad: Through Cripple Creek District" [1907] /tt3599550/

"At Cripple Creek" [1912] silent short [July 1912] /tt0002035/

"Marshal of Cripple Creek" [Republic Pictures Aug 1947]
56-minute b&w Red Ryder B-movie Western that has nothing to do with Cripple Creek, or even mining.
Starring Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Trevor Bardette, Gene Roth, William Self & Helen Wallace
V.C.I. Video b&w VHS [2/2004] for $7.95full credits at IMDb

"Cripple Creek" [Columbia Pictures July 1952]
78-minute Western, filmed at Iverson Ranch in San Fernando Valley; a gang is robbing shipments of gold ore in Cripple Creek,
then smelting the ore and covering the bars with lead. Two Texas agents are sent in to stop the bad guys . . .

Starring George Montgomery, Jerome Courtland, Karin Booth, William Bishop, Richard Egan & George Cleveland
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

Florissant, Colorado [] ZIP 80816
Florissant Fossil Beds http://www.nps.gov/flfo/
Costello Street Coffee House [built 1885], 2679 US Highway 24 in Florissant, Colorado

Fountain, Colorado [] ZIP 80817
Pikes Peak International Raceway [1997-2005 & 2008-present] 7½ miles south of Fountain, Colorado

City of Victor, Colorado [est. 1891] ZIP 80860
City of Victor, Colorado official website
Victor, Colorado entry at Wikipedia
Victor Hotel [built 1899, restored 1992], 321 Victor Avenue in Historic Victor, Colorado
Victor / Lowell Thomas Museum, 298 Victor Avenue in Historic Victor, Colorado
broadcaster & traveler Lowell Jackson Thomas [1892-1981] graduated high school in Victor in 1910
Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum [], Second Street & Victor Avenue in Victor, Colorado
  Dirty Sally's Grill & Bar, 306 Victor Avenue in Historic Victor, Colorado
Victor Interurban Railway streetcar sits on display in a city park and is being restored (including the roof).
Highlander Meeting House cafe & B&B, 305 Victor Avenue in Historic Victor, Colorado {free wi-fi}
GOLD STAR: so authentic that the hotel rooms do not have private baths  The Fortune Club Hotel & Restaurant [built 1899 as a brothel], 302 Victor Avenue in Historic Victor, Colorado

Woodland Park, Colorado - "The City Above the Clouds"
Woodland Park is the twelfth-largest city by population in Colorado
Purple Peaks Ranch horse breeders [est. 2005] in Woodland Park, Colorado
Eagle Fire Lodge & Cabins, 777 E. Highway 24 in Woodland Park, Colorado
locally owned & operated Peak Internet [est. 2002], 1091 E. Highway 24 in Woodland Park, Colorado
Ute Pass Cultural Center [] in Woodland Park, Colorado
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center [] in Woodland Park, Colorado
BierWerks Brewery, 121 E. Midland Avenue {Hwy 24} in Woodland Park, Colorado
Ute Pass Brewing Company [opened 3/2013], 209 E. Midland Avenue {Hwy 24} in Woodland Park, Colorado
Gold Hill Twin Theatres [built 1975], 615 W. Midland Avenue in Woodland Park, Colorado
Gold Hill Java, 757 Gold Hill Place in Woodland Park, Colorado

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