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with Lake Union by a small stream, which is being enlarged into a ship canal, so
that within a year or two the largest steamers and ships will go directly from the
salt water of the Sound into the clear, fresh water of Lake Washington. It will
make one of the finest ship-building points and dry-dock stations in the world, and



TO THE GOLDEN GATE.



267



will certainly be utilized for such purposes, either by the National Government or
private enterprise. There is certainly not within the National domain such an
eligible location for a great navy yard. Special attention is being paid to the
establishment of manufacturing industries in Seattle, and almost every week
some new enterprise is materialized. Henry Villard, in his visit to the city in
1878, designated it " The Queen City." Situated as it is, in the heart of Western
Washington, with railways running out in many directions, with a harbor equal
to any in the world, the city well deserves the title. The city is the nucleus of





MT. RAINIER, W. T.



territorial commerce; all the prosperity of the country is reflected in the genera)
progress of the city. The history of the city is the history of the whole Northwest.
It is the supply depot and shipping port for a quarter of a million people; it is the
wholesale and retail market for a vast territory. Its commerce within the last two
years has assumed enormous proportions. It is the coal and lumber shipping
depot for the whole Pacific Coast. It is the heart of navigation of Puget Sound.
Nearly two hundred steamers radiate from the wharves to different local points.
(Population, 40,000. Distance from San Francisco, 940 miles.)



268



OVER THE RANGE



COMPLETE INDEX TO STATIONS ON THE DENVER & RIO
GRANDE RAILROAD, RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILWAY,
RIO GRANDE SOUTHERN RAILROAD, AND FLORENCE
& CRIPPLE CREEK RAILROAD.



STATIONS



Acheron

Acequia

Adelaide

Adobe

Alabaster

Alamosa

Alcalde

Alleutown

Alinont

Alta

Alta Vista

Amargo

Americus

American Fork

Arequa

Aulmas City...
Anth. Coal Mine

Antonito

Apache

Apishapa

Arboles

Anaconda

Aspen

Azotea

Baldy

Barnes

Barranca '....

Battle Creek

Bear Creek

Beaver

Belleview

Bessemer

Big Horn

Bingham June.

Bingham

Bird's Eye ..
Blackbuin ..,

Blanca

Boaz ,

Bocea

Bonita ,

Borst

Brayton

Bridge 3

Bridgeport .

Brown's

Brown's Canon.
Buena Vista ..

Burnhani

Buxton

Buttes

Caliente

Calumet

Carbon

Caroondale . ..

Carlile

Canon City

Carracas

Cascade

Castle Gate . . .
Castle Kock . . .
Castle Creek. .

Cebolla

Cedar Creek . .
Cerro Summit

Cbama

Cbamita

Cherrydale ...

Chester

Chicosa June.

Chipeta

Cisco

Cimarron

Clear Creek

Cleora



Slate

or

Territory


a
o

"3

e.
o


c


03
>

s


2 ¥

1 a

is a-
30

Q

463
17
169
148
160
250
359
320
300
742
183
365
240
702
189

322
279
164
189
402
190
408
353
238
195
344
698
458
143
220
121
298
723
740
282
173
2ii7
186
444
272

58
507
146
399
402
224
242
2
254

94
335
233
448
379
1 10
161
394
477
622

33
374
309
343
336
643
365
:» 1 s
250
199
269
490
331
670
214




Ctali
Colo




493)
5530
7012
















Colo

Colo, . , .

N. M ,..
Colo.

Utah


1200 '


5778
7546
5709
7144
8042




Colo....




9710
7009
8183
4567
9595
6554
8947
7888
5946
6158
6013
9462
7874
7723
7619
6232
6949
4497




N. M ....
Colo


150




Utah ...


1800




Colo












Colo

Colo


400
















N. M


11000




Colo

Colo






N. M
Utah


25




Colo. . .










4999




Colo. .






Colo




4803
9022
4366
4375
10187
7379
9(163
6282
6709




N. M
Utah ....
Utah ....
Colo


500
900


































Colo




6811










Colo. ...




5048
4755










Colo. . ..






Colo. ...




7322
7967
5241
8794
5368
7324
8871
6424
6181
4950
5343
6173
7785
6257
6219
6037
7354
6755
7968
7863
5641






ItiOO










Colo,

N. M


25












200




Colo


5000










Utah

Colo

Colo


300




Colo






Colo












\. M ....
N. M
Colo. ..


300




Colo

Colo
Colo


" "25"


9412

6616

4417
6906
6228
7014




Utah

Utah ....


200

50





STATIONS



Coal .Mine

Coal Creek

Coke Ovens

Colorado City .
Colorado Sp'gs

Colorow

Colona

Conchlta June.

Corkscrew

Coxo

Cotopaxi

Cottonwood . . .

Crane Park

Creede

Crescent

Cresco

Crested Butte

( Irevasse

Cripple Creek .

Croo ton

Crystal Creek .
Crystal Lake . .
Cuchara .) unc .

Cumbres

Currecanti

Dallas

Dallas Divide .
Davenport

Deep Creek

Deer Run

Delta

Del Norte

Denver

Derby

Desert

Dillon

Dolores

Dotsero

Doyle

Douglas

Domiuguez .

Draper

Dulce

Duncan

Dundee

Duraugo

EaglejPark

Eagle

Echo

Eden

Edgerton

Eiler

Eidredge

Elko

El M010

Embudo

Emma

Engleville

Escalante

Espanola

Excelsior

Fairy Glen

Falrview

Fall Creek

Farnham

Farmington ...

Florence

Fort Lewis

Fort Logan

Fort Crawford

Florida

Fountain

Frank lyn

Fremont Pass.
Frisco



State

or

Territory



Utah....

Colo

Colo ....

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Utah....

Colo

Colo

Utah....
N. M....
Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo. ...

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Utah....

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Utah....
N. M....

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

N. M....

Colo

Colo

Colo

N. M...
Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Utah....
Utah....

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Ctali....

Colo

Colo



300(1
15000



SI I



3000



1200
'5060



400
900

151)000



300
500



8000
' '35b'



250
25
100



35



1200
' 800



150



653
1 55
208
78
75
364
365
181
464
331
193
479
281
321
52 1
334
318
446
192
267
329

268
169
329
322
376
391
241
llll
404
374
281

437
544
8859 I 313
6957 310



5360
5953
6110
5992
5352
6109
6391

' 9753
6385
4602

10112

9016
4896
9193
SS7S
4526
9396
8168
6831
9329
5942
100(5
7075
6926



8179



4980
788(1
5198



6154
8(1(12
6323
4801
43Q4
6779
4880
4712
6520
9227
65«8
6085
4880
6417
9858
6541

5879
5821
6610
6493
4 8 15
5590
4928



5534
4236
5199



5438
6182
6717
5568
4291
11328
9086



319
271

35
392
776
372
382
117
150
294
335
181
112

66
275
36S
264
206
351
3SS
213
386
370
457
179
348
407
599
750
1 52
528

10
361
4*6

88
728
290
310



TO THE GOLDEN GATE.



269



INDEX TO STATIONS— Continued.



STATIONS


State

or

Territory


a



03




a


3


& >
. a

5*"


STATIONS


State

or

Territory


a
_o

si

"3

a



a

*2

c3

HI

3


^ u


Fruila

Glenwood Spgs.
Germania


Colo ....


100

200

100

3000


4523
7936
9510
5758
429b
6518


436
226
235
367
728

38
489
124
188
435
146 ;
259
581
236

47
544
119
290
342
383
646
232
247
265
400
226
428
461
523
245
386
388
296
456
764
365
255
205
157

62
424
416
306
724
385
409
754
279
233

80
420
302
296
632


Marsh

Maysviile

Meadows

Mear's June ...

Menefee


Colo....




6347

8320
4812
8431


171


Colo....


100


228
130


Colo. .


25


227
359








503










124


Goodnight






4728
7639
4594
5804
8945
4874
9673
6920
4069
4581
7680
6325


Minturn

Midway

Military June .
Military Park .

Mill Fork

Milwood

Mitchell

Montolores

Moffat


Colo


300


7823
7852
5329
5310
5808


308


Colo

Colo


4000 '


239


Grand Junction






8






9






150


Utah




658




493








9922


287




Colo

Utah ...
Colo


25
150






448




Colo

Colo

N. M. ...
Colo

Colo

Colo


30

300
135
3000
1200
350
300


5500
10028


264




Monarch

Monero

Monte Vista..
Monument


237




Colo ,


1500


7262 362
5811 357








7665
6974

8754
7695
6588
8141
5560
8205
5353
4286
8189

"8212
9637
7721
5830
5276
7238
S258
9227


253


Hale








56


Halfway

Hayes


;>KS








Mounds

Mule Shoe

Nathrop


284






9158


202


Haskell's Spur .






Colo


50


234






7271


376


Heibler's Spur..






Needleton

New Castle

No Agua

Oak Creek


481








Colo

N. M


1000


379


Hesperus


Colo




6645


306






156


High Bridge

Hillside Spur...


Colo ...




10277


Utah ...


32000


771






Ojo

Ophir


199








Colo


300


423








6559
4391
6409
9024
6714
5677
6596
6437

"8309

' 6341
4686
4263
9970
9401
5849

7434

10614

7052


Otto


226










Colo

Colo , , ,
Colo


' 2500' "


317






389


Hot Springs

Howard






Ouray Junction
Overland Park.
Palmer Lake . .
Palmilla


354


Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo


200

" 30"

20


Colo

Colo

N. M....

Colo


" 150"


6
52

290




293




Parkdale

Parlin


4->5




Colo


50


5400


410




Utah .. .
Colo




519




Colo
Colo


35
100


5737
7952
7616

5322
6248
7108
6188


171




Colo




278




Utah ....


50


^61


Petersburg


Colo
Colo


100


8








180








Piedmont . , , .
Pike View , , .
Pine Creek ....
Pine Ridge


382


Keystone Spur .


Colo








71






<>54




Colo
Utah


800








532




Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo

Utah....


20
75

25

'20b' '


5038
8410

"7177

10316

4890

7480


106




6177 418


Placer

Placerville .

Plateau

Pleasant Val J <•


212


Lake City

Lake Hughes ...


Colo .


1500


8686
7470
7609


352
385
265
748
160
43
757
289
191
277


404
29


Colo ,


300


636




•>39




Pole Canon

Poncha Juno . .


Utah
Colo

Colo


120


674


Larkspur


N. M
Colo .


25

600

15


6669

8468
7084

10200


221

535




Poncha Pass. . .


Colo

Utah....
Utah....

Colo
Colo


' 200 '

5000

:;.->ooo


9059
5547
4517
4669
6228
8615


231




611






689




9762 280
4544 68b
5691 21




120




Utah ....
Colo


3000


Quarry

Red Cliff

Red Narrows. .


79


Lehigh June


Colo

Dtah

Colo


300


299


(Jtab






286
394
412
527
10
130
339
321


5543 663


Leopard Creek .
Lime Kiln Spur.
Little Grand....

Littleton

Lizard Head

Lobato








5236 157




Colo
Colo

Colo

Colo

Colo. ...

Colo

Colo.. .


200

1 111

3000

500

' '600 '


5500 393


Utah ....
Colo
Colo . ..

V M ....
Colo .


' 1200 '


1604

5372

10250

8303

9637


Riverside

Rico

Ridgway

Roan

Rockdale

Ruck wood

Roswell

Roubideau

Round Hill ....


8372

s;.;;

Tni 12

4512

10861


249
444

378
433
294


Lost Canon ... .
Lower Crossing.
Malta


Utah ....

Coin

Colo . ...

Colo


25
50

1800
31 I'll


181

4630 570
9580 272
6318 ' 80
7(108 1 500 1

10856 1 242 1


140


Colo

Colo

Colo. ..
Colo

Colo


' 1660 '


7367
6095

" 81187
HISS


168
73




379


Mancos

Marshall "ass. .


235
183



270



OVER THE RANGE



INDEX TO STATIONS.— Continued.



STATIONS



House Junction

Kc»-k Creek

Sagers

Salida

Salt 1 'reck

Salt Lake City..

Sam's Spur

San Carlos

Sandy

San Barnardo. . .
Sa Clara Mine . .

San Miguel

Sapinero

Sargent

Schofield

Sedalia

Serviletta

Shale

Snerwood

Shawano

Shirley

Shoshone

Silver Lake

Silverton

Soda Springs ...
Soldier Summit.

Solitude

South Fork

So. Fork RGS..
Spanish Fork..

Sphinx

Spikebuck

Spring Creek ..

Springville

Stewart June.

Sublette

Sunnyside

Swallows

Swissvale

Tennessee Pass
Texas Creek . . .

Telluride

Thistle

The Hook

Thompson



State

or

Territory


a



OS




d


el

W


2*

*". 3

«Q

O

178
303
302
217
140
735
395
128
725
425
187
422
316
259
625
25
323
452
328
246
230
357
181
495
176
642
507
297
414
679
551
176
616
683
317
305
591
135
209
2 S3

isi;
123
679
:,11
515




Colo




6149
S304




Colo ...






Utah ....






Colo


3000


7050
5469
4228

' 4900




Utah ....

Colo

Colo . . .


50000




Utah ....

Colo ....


500








6473




Colo






Colo
Utah ....

Colo

N. M


ioo

50

1500

200


7255
8477

5835
7727
4608
6901




Colo ....










8669
6119
6395

9224
6850
7465
4383
8188




Colo

Colo






Colo
Colo


2500




Utah
Utah
Colo ....












Utah ....
Utah . . .


2500


4721




Colo ....








Utah








Utah ....

Colo


2500


4565

8006
9276
5270
4868




N. M
Utah
Colo


50




Colo

Colo

Utah ....
Colo


25

50

1800

100


10433
6217
8756
5043




Utah ....




5145





Tioga

Tollgate

Toltec

Toltec Gorge .

Toluca

Tres Piedras..
Trimble Spr'gs

Trinchera

Trinidad

Trout Lakes...

Tuna

Twin Lakes

Unaweep

Utah Line

Vallejo

Vallie

VanceJunction

Vegas

Verde

Veta Pass

Victor

Villa Grove....

Volcano

Wagon W Gap.

Wahatoya

Walsenburg. . .

Wasatch

Wason

Wellsville

West Cliff

West Denver ..
Westwater .

Wheeler

Whitehouse ...
Whitewater. . .
Winkfleld'sS..
Widen eld.... .

Wigwam

Wilbur

Willow Creek..

AVolhurst

Wolcott

Wood's Cross'g
Woody Creek. .



State

or

Territory



Colo...
Colo...
N. M..
Colo...
Colo...
N. M..
Colo...
Colo.. .
Colo...
Colo . . .
Col,,...
Colo...
Colo...



Colo...
Colo..,
Colo...
Colo...
Colo...
Colo...
Colo...
Colo...
M. M.
Colo..
Colo..
Colo..
Utah'.
Colo..
Colo..
Colo..
Colo..
Utah .
Colo..
Utah.
Colo..
Colo..
Colo..
Colo..
Colo . .
N. M.
Colo..

Colo. .

Utah.
Colo..



75
8000



2(1110
425



25



1000
25



7.-,



25

100
25



6203



9165

5672

963

80SS

6575

S104

5994



6131

9024
4636
4758
6202
653(1
8116
4768
5102
9393
9734
7972
8487

8449
6504
61S9



8603

6894
7864
5201



9781
4486
4 665



5720
5231
8614

7712



6976
4255
7270



o u



180
166
309
21
31
313
459
220
210
427
174
261
418
467
409
199
415
127
134
206
186
247
297
311
183
176
734
ai7
210
194
1
473
302
499
413
443
84
99
177
348
14
325
740
399



MOUNTAIN PEAKS AND PASSES OF COLORADO.
With their elevations above sea level.



ALTITUDE OF MOUNTAIN PEAKS OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS.
RAMPART RANGE.



Height.
14,147..



Name.
l'ike's Peak.



County. Nearest Point.

El Paso Manitou.



FRONT RANGE.
From Lula Pass to Canon Citv in the transverse valley of the Arkansas. This range divides
Grand County from Boulder 'County, passes through Gilpin County, Clear Creek County and
Park County,' ami ends in Fremont County.

County. Nearest Point.

Boulder Boulder.

Boulder Sunset.

Boulder Sunset.

Gilpin Central City.

Gilpin Central City.

(iilpiu Central City.



Height. Name.

14,271 Long's Peak

13.173 Audubon

13,520 Arapahoe ...

13.283 James Peak

13.133 Pern's Peak

12 873 Mount Flora



1 1 33c Torrey's Peak Clear Creek Georgetown.

1 4411 . Gray's Peak Clear Creek Georgetown.

14'321 .... Evans Peak Clear Creek Georgetown.

14,340 M t. Rosalie Clear Creek Georgetown.

12,446 Bison Peak Park .' Fairplay.



TO THE GOLDEN GATE 271



MEDICINE BOW RANGE.

Is due northern continuation of the North Range.

?/i"oo'- Name. County. Nearest Point.

13,832 Haynes Peak Larimer

13,167 Clark's Peak Larimer

BLUE RIVER RANGE.
Sometimes called Eagle River Mountains, runs ^parallel with the Park Range throuirh
Summit County. It ends in the western part of Park County.

£«!<?#• J^ am /- U „ County. Nearest Point.

13,398 Mount Powell Summit Dillon

12,382 Red Peak Summit Dillon'

' 12,890 ... Miles Peak Summit Dillon

13,200 Whale Peak Park Breckenrid"e

13.565 Mount Guyot Summit Breckenridge'

J3-800 Mount Hamilton Summit Breckenridge'.

13,835 Silver Heel Park Como.

PARK RANGE.

Begins in the northern boundary of the state, marking the boundary lines of Routt County
and Larimer County, and ends in the transverse range of the Arkansas Mountains, passing
through Eagle County, Summit County, Lake County, Park County and Chaffee County.

ffy&Jh jy am t e -r7 , , County. Nearest Point.

12,126 Mount Zirkel Larimer

14,269 Quandary Summit .' Breckenridge

14,297 Lincoln Park Alma g

13.796.. .Arkansas Park.. " Alma'

13.961 Buckskin Park ......'.'.'.['.'.'. Alma

14,185 Bross Park " Alma'

13,650 Evans(No.2) Park Alma

14,008 Sherman Park Alma'

13,750 Sheridan (No.2) Park Fairnlav

13,909 Horseshoe Park Fa r lav

13,738 Ptarmigan Park Fair av

13,328 .... Buffalo Peak Park Fair lav

14,132 Goat's Peak Park ..........'.'.'.'.'. Fairplay!

SAGUACHE RANGE.

Begins in Eagle County and runs parallel with the Park Range, the Arkansas River flowing
between them in the southern region. It traverses Lake and Chaffee Counties and ends in the
Cochetopa Hills, the central part of the Continental Divide.

¥£$£ ™ am ?- r ti xj , r. County. Nearest Point.

14.176 Mount of the Holv Cross Eagle Red Cliff

13,073 H omestake Eagle .'...'. Red Cliff'

H'ifi Mount Massive Lake Leadville.

14,436 Elbert Lake Leadville

14.302 La Plata Peak Chaffee ". Buena Vista.

lf,375 Harvard*? Chaffee Buena Vista.

14'JkZ Yale ...~*< Chaffee Buena Vista.

14,199 Prmcton.**. Chaffee Salida

14.245 Antero Chaffee "! Sal'da

14,239 Shavano Chaffee " Mavsv'ille

14,055 Ouray Chaffee ::::.'.'.'.'.';.'.'.';:.:.'.'.':.';;.'.'.'.':.' MarshallPass.

ELK MOUNTAINS, OR ASPEN GROUP.
This range is a great semicircle of mountains in Pitkin County, with Aspen iu the centre and
with spurs running into the adjoining county of Gunnison. *^ u

mSw" hSStak °S^ V - Nearest Point.

l-s.SJ.i hopnsl'eak Pitkin Carhondale

13.997 CapitolPeak Pitkin.... Asnen

13,978 Snow Mass Pitkin .'.'.'.'."".' As en

14,008 Maroon Peak Pitkin As en

13.8S5 Pyramid I'eak Pitfein .... AsDen

14.115 CastlePeak Pitkin........::... ASDen

1J.327 White Back Gunnison "' Crested Rnttp

13.113 Teocauipeak Gunnison :::::::::::::::::: SSSb^S:

ld.95h Gruzlj Pltkm IsDen

13.350 Italian Peak Gunnison .......".".' Crested Butte

13,357 White Rock Pitkin ""............ Aspen

WEST ELK MOUNTAINS.

fVlO*' West"Flk Peak g^"*' Nearest ?°™ 1 -

io,H)4 west.fc.lk I'eak Gunnison Gunnison.

SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE.
fb e ;V n 1 1 ,i!f S , a , t «m UOrt ! 1Pr > npoin f twit l 1 J he Al ?ansas Hills, which run east and west, and with
the ContineiitaM hvi.le r " n southeast to the northwest, and which form a part of

N. B.— There are many unnamed peaks above 13,000 feet in this range.
33ft.... jfeeak gSSt p^^



12.863 RitoAlto Custer.. Villi ;ime

13,600 Silesia Custer it V, , ,, '

13.447 Horn Peak Custer \I ff.t g

14.233.... Crestone Custer Mofftt

14,041 Humboldt Custer Sler Cliff

14,48': Sierra Mm: i CrctilU J rl in I

14-176 OldBaldy Costilla \\.\\\".\\\\"\\\V:::.\:W^'

W,615 Grayback Costilla Blanco.



272 OVER THE RANGE.

CULEHA RANGE.

Is a continuation or the Sangre de Cristo Range.
Height. Name. County. Nearest Point.

14,079 Culeha Peak Las Animas Trinidad.

13, fill Trinchera Lus Animas Trinidad.

13,718 Spanish Peak Las Animas Trinidad.

THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.

This range is the southern part of the Continental Divide. It has many lateral ranges, like
buttresses, and its general course is from southeast to northwest, where it joins with the
Uncompahgre Range and the Cochetopa Hills. It is very' little known, and contains many high
unnamed mountains. It is spread over Saguache County, Hinsdale County v southern part),
Archuleta County, Rio Grande County and Conejos County.
Htight. Name. County. Nearest Point.

14,032 Stewart's Peak Saguache Lake City.

14,100 San Luis Peak Saguache Lake City.

13,131 Mesa Peak Saguache Lake City.

12.840 Bristol Head Hinsdale —

14.092 Ked Cloud Hinsdale Lake City.

14,149 Handles Peak Hinsdale Lake City.

13,400 Pole Creek Peak Hinsdale Lake City.

12,506 SanJuauPeak Hinsdale

13.154 Macomb's Peak Mineral Wagon Wheel Gap.

12,673 Bellevue Peak Rio Grande Del Norte.

13.081 DelNortePeak Rio Grande Del Norte.

13.347 Conejos Rio Grande Pagosa Springs.

12,824 Banded Peak Archuleta Pagosa Springs.

14,065 Simpson's Peak Rio Grande DelNorte.

NEEDLE MOUNTAINS.

A series of short ranges on the west side of the Grand Divide, buttressing the San Juan
Mountains. It contains many high isolated peaks named and unnamed.
Height. Name. County. Nearest Point.

12,305 Sheridan Peak (No. 1) La Plata Durango.

14,054 ,-Eolus La Plata Durango.

14,051 Needle Peak La Plata Durango.

13.755 Mount Oso La Plata Durango.

1 3,928 Pigeon's Peak La Plata Durango.

14,055 Kio Grande Pyramid SanJuan Needleton.

13,542 Mount Kendall SanJuan Silverton.

13,356 Mount Cauby SanJuan Silverton.

13.550 King Solomon SanJuan Silverton.

13.501 Sultan San Juan Silverton.

13,357 The Hunchback SanJuan Durango.

OURAY MOUNTAINS.

A prolongation of the San Miguel Mountains to the north, uniting with the Uncompahgre
Chain, which runs from west to east.

Height. Name. County. Nearest Point.

14,340 Mount Sneffels Ouray Ouray.

SAN MIGUEL MOUNTAINS.

Height. Name. County. Nearest Point.

14,075 Unnamed San Miguel Telluride.

14,160 Lizard Head San Miguel Trout Lake.

14,309 Mount Wilson Dolores Ophir.

13502 Dolores Peak Dolores Ophir

12,703 Mount Dolores Dolores Rico.

13,890 Unnamed Dolores Rico.

12,703 Mount Freeman Dolores Rico.

12,516 Mount Elliott Dolores Rico.

12,542 Anchor Dolores Rico.

12,635 Lone Cone San Miguel Telluride.

LA PLATA MOUNTAINS.

Are a prolongation south of the San Miguel Range.
Height. Name. County. Nearest Point.

13,376 Hesperus Montezuma Dolores.

13,456 Babcock La Plata Durango.

UNCOMPAHGRE MOUNTAINS.

This range is short and runs from west to east. It contains some very high mountains,
usually at right angles to the chain.
Height. Name. County. Nearest Point.

14,419 Uncompahgre Hinsdale Ouray.

14,069 The Wetterhorn Hinsdale Ouray.



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273



MOUNTAIN PASSES.



Feet.

Alpine Pass 13,550

Argentine Pass 13,100

Cochetopa Pass 10,032

Hayden Pass 10.780

Trout Creek Pass 9,346

Berthoud Pass 11,349

Marshall Pass 10.856

Veta Pass 9,39;*



Feet.

Poncha Pass 8,945

Tennessee Pass 10,433

Tarryall Pass 12,176

Breckenridge Pass 9,490

Cottonwood Pass 13,500

Fremont Pass 11,540

Mosquito Pass 1 3,7i 10

UtePass 11,200



ELEVATION OF LAKES.



Feet.

Twin Lakes 9,357

Grand Lake 8,153

Green Lakes 10,000

Chicago Lakes 11,500

Evergreen Lakee 10,500



Feet.

Seven Lakes 1 1 ,806

Palmer Lake 7,238

Cottonwood Lake 7,700

TroutLake 9,800



ALTITUDES OF TOWNS AND CITIES.

EVISED SINCE FIRST EDITION FROM ENGINEER'S MEASUREMENTS.



Feet.

Alamosa 7.546

Animas City 6.554

Animas Forks 11,200

Antonito 7,888

Aspen 7,875

Buena Vista 7,970

Canon City 5,344

Castle Rock 6,220

Colorado Springs 5,992

Crested Butte 8,875

Creede 9,016

Conejos 7,880

Cottonwood Springs 8.950

Cuchara 5,943

Cumbres 10,015

Delta 4,983

Del Norte 7,880

Denver 5,i96

Durango 6,520

El Moro 5.879

Garland 7,936

Granite 8,945

Grand Junction 4,594

Gunnison 7.680

Glen wood Springs 5,758

Howardsville 9,700

Irwin 10.500

Kokomo 10,614

Lake City 8,686



Feet.

La Veta 7,024

Leadville 10 200

Los Pinos 9,637

Montrose 5 811

Malta 9,580

Mancos 7,008

Manitou 6,318

Ojo Caliente 7,324

Ouray. 7,721

Ogden, Utah 4,286

Pagosa Springs 7,108

Pinos, Chama .Summit 9,902

Poncha Springs 7,480

Palmer Lake 7,238

Pueblo 4,669

RedCliff 8,615

Ridgway 7,002

Roiiinson 10 86 1

Rosita 8,500

Ruby Camp 10,500

Saguache 7,723

Salt Lake City 4,228

Silver Cliff 7,816

Silverton 9,224

Salida 7,050

Telluride 8.756

Trimble Springs 6,575

Westcliffe 7,864

Wagon Wheel Gap. 8,449



PRONUNCIATION OF PROPER NAMES.



Acequia A-sa-kia

Crested Butte Crested Bute

Costillia Costea

Canon Can-yon

Cumbres Cum-breez

Cuchara Cu-cha-ra

Canejos Co-na-hos

Chihuahua Che-wa-wa

Huerfano Wa-far-no

La Junta La Hun-ta

La Jara La Hara

La Veta La Va-ta

M anitou M an-i- too

Monero Mo-na-ro

Navaj o Na-va-ho



Ojo Caliente O-ho Cal-1-en-te

Ojo o-ho

Pueble de Taos Pueblo-de-Tows

Pinon Pin- von

Saguache Si-watch

Sierra Mojeda Sierra Mo-ya-da

Santa Fe. San-ta Fay


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