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That Bridge!


December 6, 2017

This is an interesting story to me because I have talked about this subject before, but I thought by 1943 it was quiet. Well, it will be familiar, maybe, after you hear this story. In an earlier story about Camp Carson I mentioned the road connecting Fountain with the Canon City road, plus this involves the water line from Red Rock Canyon to here.

The road from the west into town was popular well into the early days, but getting over Fountain Creek was a bit of a challenge. There was an early wooden bridge, but the subject of today's tale is the replacement to that one. As many of us know t...

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