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An Interesting Gift


Last updated 11/20/2019 at 2:13pm

Some of you may remember that another former teacher here in Fountain and I wrote a book on Phantom Canyon. Students from Fountain Middle School may remember the enthusiastic Mrs Wolfe. We shared an interest in Cripple Creek. I was given a book of amazing historical value. It is a 1900 Florence and Cripple Creek Conductor's book. A reader of our book found it and passed it on to me. This conductor was in charge of the main passenger train daily between Canon City and Cripple Creek. It was a daily round trip. It started at 3:05 in the afternoon and arrived in Cripple Creek at 5:45, returnin...

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