316 Harrison St.
Leadville, Colorado - Where Doc Holliday held his “last stand”
This historic old building is now owned by Life Time Fitness, using it as the headquarters for the Leadville Racing Series. Hence the interior has lots of items for sale related to the bicycle racing series and is considered a retail center for the race. The front of the building has been nicely redone with new paint making it look quite authentic. Inside, the grimy look it had the last…Continue
Posted on January 21, 2013 at 6:15pm — 9 Comments
Forty years ago John Truder had a dream to build a replica 1880s western town. Today it’s built and what a town it is. Members of this club continue to work and refine the many facets of this little community. Attention to historic details makes the town real. Imagine – true to life buildings, interior and exterior décor - as well as no electricity, phones, central heat or a/c and no running water!
Our guides on this journey of discovery were fellow historians…Continue
Posted on September 12, 2012 at 12:19pm — 9 Comments
Drove up from Denver for a visit to this old mining town close to the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. This was the Denver Broncos playoff game day and things were very quiet in town. Walked around and took Cripple Creek Colorado.
lots of pictures of the old buildings: especially of the the Palace Hotel and the Imperial Hotel (the two main hotels), both of which were closed – hopefully just for the season.
One note out of history is all the buildings were required to…Continue
Posted on January 18, 2012 at 7:07am — 12 Comments