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Thursday, December 17, 2015

The New Empire of the Rockies: A History of Northeast Colorado






Mehls, Steven F. The New Empire of the Rockies: A History of Northeast Colorado. Denver: Bureau of Land Management, 1984.

Chapters in this government publication include:


  1. The Natural Setting
  2. Exploration and the Fur Trade
  3. The Pike's Peak Gold Rush and After
  4. The Ranchers' Frontier
  5. The Sodbusters Arrive
  6. Early Mining in Northeastern Colorado
  7. The Transportation Frontier in Northeastern Colorado
  8. The Urban Frontier
  9. The 1890s, a Time for Change
  10. The Early Twentieth Century
  11. Depression Decades, 1920-1940
  12. Northeastern Colorado Since 1940


This volume is available at many libraries associated with the Federal Depository Library Program or online through HathiTrust Digital Library.

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