Eastern Mojave Vegetation Boreas Pass Road, Summit County Road 10 and Park County Road 33, Summit and Park Counties, Colorado  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 From CO Highway 9 just south of Breckenridge to US Highway 285 near Como. Generally follows the former route of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad over Boreas Pass.

Other articles: CO Highway 9 at Boreas Pass Rd  

Junction: Colorado Highway 9

Other articles: Field Notes at Bakers Tank
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Bakers Tank


Bakers Tank
Mile Post 102.16
This tank served the Denver, South Park and Pacific, narrow gauge R. R. (later the Colorado and Southern) from Como to Leadville. The R. R. had 63.83 miles of track and 435 curves. The longest stretch of straight track was 1.6 miles. This line was begun October 2, 1880 and completed February 5, 1884. It was abandoned April 10, 1937. Tank restored by Summit County in 1958.

 

 

Other articles: Colorado Trans-Basin Water Transfer Boreas Pass Ditch Field Notes at Boreas Pass

Locations: Boreas Pass.
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Boreas Pass

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Section House at Boreas Pass
Boreas Pass, Elevation 11499 ft / 3505 m.
  Summit County above
Park County below

Other articles: Field Notes along road
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Other articles: Field Notes at Peabodys

Locations: Peabodys.
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View northwest up North Tarryall Creek from Roberts Cabin at Peabodys.
Roberts Cabin, available for rental.

 

 

Other articles: Field Notes 19 Sep 2016, in Como

Locations: Como.
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Como

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The roundhouse in Como.
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Como
 

Other articles: US Highway 285 at CR 33  

Junction: US Highway 285

 

 

   

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Date and time this article was prepared: 4/14/2019 12:29:29 PM