Series: Postcards of America
Card Book: 15 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing; Pos Crds edition (August 19, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.2 x 4.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 4777007
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
Known as Ski Town, U.S.A., for its deep powder and its growing crop of winter Olympians, Steamboat Springs was named nearly two centuries ago by French trappers. Hearing the chug, chug of one of many hot springs, they supposed they had reached navigable waters. For centuries, the areas abundant fish, game, and mineral springs drew the Yampatika, a Ute subtribe. In the 1870s, a rush of settlers came, first for precious metals, followed by more ...