Collegiate skiing featured the best skiers in the nation in the 1960s.
Postmen braved extreme temperatures, avalanches, and hostiles to take the mail from camp to camp.
At the Los Pinos Indian Agency, a plot was hatched to assassinate Chief Ouray, Chief of the Utes.
“Captain” Ellen Jack came west hoping to make a fortune in the mines with diamonds and a .44 pistol.
Silver and gold brought prospectors near Henson Creek, the onetime site of Capital City.
Sam Fisher’s toll road ceased when the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad became the main route between Gunnison and Crested Butte.