Colorado

Colorado

Past and Present

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Baker & Taylor
A pictorial history of Colorado's landscapes and culture takes readers from its famous peaks to the Eastern Plains, sharing lavish photography and coverage of such topics as Buena Vista, cattle ranches, and famous ski resorts. 10,000 first printing.

Perseus Publishing
Many types of settlers have called Colorado home, including Pueblo, Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, Mexicans, rugged cowboys, and fortune seekers. Now, Colorado is full of national parks, swanky resorts, bustling cities, and cozy suburbs that draw people from around the world. Discover Colorado in the exciting new pictorial history, Colorado Past and Present. Incredible archival and contemporary photographs showcase the magnificent landscapes, culture, and evolution of Colorado since the late 1800s. Rocky Mountain high! Colorado boasts 53 awe-inspiring mountain peaks that rise 14,000 feet and higher. What was once arduous territory for Colorado’s early settlers is now home to famous ski resorts like Aspen, Vail, and Steamboat Springs. Despite its rocky reputation, nearly half of Colorado is flat. See how life in the Eastern Plains has changed as cattle ranches make way for progress. In 2005 Outside Magazine named Buena Vista, Colorado, one of the "Best Towns in the U.S." Check out how this town, in the shadow of the Rockies, sprang up from nothing and developed into a symbol of the New Urbanism movement. With its amazing natural beauty, exciting culture, and adrenalineinducing activities, Colorado is one of America’s most popular destinations.


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& Taylor Pub

Many types of settlers have called Colorado home, including Pueblo, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indians, rugged cowboys, fortune seekers, and settlers. Now, Colorado is full of national parks, swanky resorts, bustling cities, and cozy suburbs that draw people from around the world. Although much has changed, one thing remains the same: anyone who has ever set eyes on Colorado's jaw-dropping beauty will never forget it. ¥ Discover Colorado in the exciting new pictorial history, Colorado Past and Present. Incredible archival and contemporary photographs showcase the magnificent landscapes, culture, and evolution of Colorado since the late 1800s ¥ Rocky Mountain high! Colorado boasts 53 awe-inspiring mountain peaks that rise 14,000 feet and higher. What was once arduous territory for Colorado's early settlers is now home to famous ski resorts like Aspen, Vail, and Steamboat Springs ¥ Despite its rocky reputation, nearly half of Colorado is flat. See how life in the Eastern Plains changed as cattle ranches made way for progress ¥ In 2005, Outside Magazine named Buena Vista, Colorado, one of the Best Towns in the U.S. Check out how this town, in the shadow of the Rockies, sprung up from nothing and developed into a symbol of the New Urbanism movement ¥ With its amazing natural beauty, exciting culture, and adrenaline-inducing activities, Colorado is one of America's most popular destinations. ¥ This book makes a great souvenir or gift

Thunder Bay
Many types of settlers have called Colorado home, including Pueblo, Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, Mexicans, rugged cowboys, fortune seekers, and settlers. Now, Colorado is full of national parks, swanky resorts, bustling cities, and cozy suburbs that draw people from around the world. Although much has changed, one thing remains the same: anyone who has ever set eyes on Colorado's jaw-dropping beauty will never forget it. * Discover Colorado in the exciting new pictorial history, Colorado Past and Present. Incredible archival and contemporary photographs showcase the magnificent landscapes, culture, and evolution of Colorado since the late 1800s.* Rocky Mountain high! Colorado boasts 53 awe-inspiring mountain peaks that rise 14,000 feet and higher. What was once arduous territory for Colorado's early settlers is now home to famous ski resorts like Aspen, Vail, and Steamboat Springs.* Despite its rocky reputation, nearly half of Colorado is flat. See how life in the Eastern Plains has changed as cattle ranches make way for progress.* In 2005, Outside Magazine named Buena Vista, Colorado, one of the “Best Towns in the U.S.” Check out how this town, in the shadow of the Rockies, sprung up from nothing and developed into a symbol of the New Urbanism movement.* With its amazing natural beauty, exciting culture, and adrenaline-inducing activities, Colorado is one of America's most popular destinations.

Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Thunder Bay Press, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781607100188
1607100185
Branch Call Number: 978.8 COLOR
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 25 x 29 cm
Alternative Title: Colorado past and present
Notes: Includes index

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