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Marker Panel 1: Mt. Harris - 1914-1958 image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 18, 2013
Marker Panel 1: Mt. Harris - 1914-1958
Colorado (Routt County), Hayden — Former Mine Sites of Mt. Harris & Victor American
Panel 1: Mt. Harris 1914-1958 The Colorado-Utah Coal Company's Harris Mine was opened June 12, 1914 under the direction of George Homer and Bryon Harris. The camp was first named Harris, but later changed, due to another established post . . . — Map (db m116920) HM
Colorado (Routt County), Hayden — Range Lands
Taylor Grazing Act It belonged to everyone—and to no one. It was called free land, and both sheepmen and cattle ranchers wanted a piece of it. In this high, dry plateau country where water and grass are scant, cutthroat competition . . . — Map (db m116922) HM
Colorado (Routt County), Hayden — The Hayden SurveysFerdinand Vandeveer Hayden — (1829-1887)
Between 1859 and 1876, geologist Ferdinand V. Hayden explored privately and for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories. His expeditions surveyed nearly all of Colorado, producing accurate maps and atlases, fossils for . . . — Map (db m116921) HM

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