Historic Architecture – The La Veta Pass Depot Constructed by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad

Photo and story by Kenneth Jessen The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad reached La Veta Pass in 1877 on its way westward into the San Luis Valley. At 9,390 feet, it was the highest railroad pass in the United States at that time. A stone depot was constructed at the pass along with other railroad …

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Historic Architecture of Central Colorado

photo by M. Rosso

Salida’s historic downtown is considered to be the largest in Colorado. Many buildings are already on the National or State registers of historic places. Here is one which may be eligible for this prestigious award. Parlin Terrace, a duplex at 120-122 North C, was built around 1909-1910 for multiple dwellings.

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