The Bighorn Line Up Story

May 08, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
The Bighorn Line Up (An Excerpt from my book: Stories From Behind the Lens) One of the first few photo adventures that Joseph, my photo partner and I engaged in took place in Saguache County near a vast open land area known as Cochetopa Canyon Recreation Area. This canyon is quite modest in size compared to say “The Grand Canyon” in Arizona or...
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Colorado Fun Facts

May 07, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Five fun facts, I bet you didn't know about Colorado. 1. Denver is the only city to turn down the Olympic bid (1970) 2. Colorado is the birthplace of the Cheeseburger. Humpty Dumpty Drive-In was the first place to serve a cheeseburger. Inventor- Mr. Ballest. 3. Grand Mesa (Grand Junction) is the world's largest Flat-Top mountain with about 500...
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Interesting Fact #4 about Gunnison County

April 03, 2022  •  1 Comment
Interesting Fact #4: We have one of the smallest Walmart shopping centers in the entire chain of national and international stores. There is at least one store smaller than the Walmart in Gunnison. It is roughly 2500 square feet and is located on a college campus; Georgia Tech University. Our store is less than 40,000 square feet including backroo...
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Interesting Fact #3 About Gunnison County

February 16, 2022  •  2 Comments
Interesting Fact #3: We have the largest reservoir in the entire state called Blue Mesa Reservoir. When full, the reservoir yields about 96 miles of shoreline. State Highway 50 runs parallel to the reservoir for about 20 miles from Lake City Bridge to the Dam, 8 miles west of the town of Gunnison. The dam was built in 1965. Blue Mesa Reservoir prov...
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Interesting Fact #2 about Gunnison County

February 09, 2022  •  1 Comment
Interesting Fact #2: You must traverse a high mountain pass in any of the four directions in order to reach Gunnison. North: Schofield Pass 10,707 feet in elevation (named most dangerous pass in Colorado for 4x4's only) It is open 2 or 3 months during the summer season. South: Cochetopa Pass 10,067 feet elevation (State Highway 114) West: Doubl...
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