Colorado’s Most Endangered Places
A dredge that was built for gold mining still lies in a small pond just east of Breckenridge. It’s called the Reiling Dredge.
Jude Schuenmeyer wants to repopulate apple trees throughout Montezuma County.
Arvada is partnering with Denver Rail Heritage to restore Denver Tramway Company Streetcar No.04.
Along the banks of the Huerfano River near Walsenburg sits the Montoya Ranch which was saved from destruction by Jim Gerken.
Colfax Avenue, Colorado’s longest main street, stretches 26 miles from Golden to Aurora. It’s a street lined with businesses, and many in Denver sport neon signs from a by-gone era.
Scattered throughout Colorado are dilapidated building that are remnants of once thriving businesses that were lost when roads moved, trains came through or mines were depleted. One of them is the 4 Bar 4 Ranch.
Among the Colorado historical sites making the list of Colorado’s most endangered places is a place seeped in tragedy and pop culture, Fort Lyon.
An early pioneer cemetery in Arvada blends in with its surroundings in a neighborhood where the living seem to have forgotten the dead.
While so much Colorado history is being preserved, some of it is in danger of being lost. The Unique Theater in Salida is one of those places.
One city in Colorado has strong roots to prisoners. Canon City’s history is embedded in the prisons located in its city limits. Now, residents of the small town hope to preserve its penitentiary past.