We're mesmerized by photographs.

We pay tribute to the Native American Nations. We have excellent examples of Utes, Pueblos, Apaches, and others who inhabited Colorado and the American West.

SLAVES OF THE SILVER SERPENT, COLORADO, 1899

There's little else that says more about a generation past than its art.

Transportation is technology: stages, railroads, burros & the horse!

Colorado hook and ladder teams saved many an old mining town. And, sometimes, they didn't.

MAPS WITHOUT RELATIVITY.

How did they do it? How did the people of the past manage to get from one location to another? Maps, of course.

EARLY MARKETING: books, pamphlets, brochures

Nothing like a fancy publication, with a map and steel engravings to get one heading West!
CRIPPLE CREEK GOLD MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO -- One of our many obsessions!

CRIPPLE CREEK GOLD MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO -- One of our many obsessions!

Look, we've been researching, writing, re-discovering, and placing Cripple Creek artifacts for nearly 30 years. We might know a little about this subject.
COLORADO PHOTOGRAPHERS ANOTHER SPECIALTY

COLORADO PHOTOGRAPHERS ANOTHER SPECIALTY

William Henry Jackson, A. James Harlan, William G. Chamberlain, Alfred Brisbois, Joseph Collier, James Thurlow, Julia Skolas, E. F. Hilton, B. H. Guernsey, Laura Gilpin, Joseph B. Sturtevant, L. C. McClure, George E. Mellen, Frank Dean, Edward N. Clements, and many, many others.
3-D ARTIFACTS -- Bringing the past to life

3-D ARTIFACTS -- Bringing the past to life

Books are the best. But the 3-dimensional stuff places you there in the same saloon as all your favorite Western personalities. True?