Location of Adams County within Colorado ADAMS COUNTY, COLORADO The COGenWeb Project

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Crossroads of the West
Volume 2

Reproduced with permission.

Adams County Crossroads of the West by Albin Wagner, volume 1
NOTE: Some of the page images are fairly large and could take a while to download.

Gov. Alva Adams (illus.)
Title Page
Publication Information

The Spanish Were Here Before The Pilgrims
     Page 6 (156 kb)     Page 7 (141 kb)
Fur Trapping Extension of Sante Fe Trade
     Page 8 (125 kb)     Page 9 (159 kb)
Long Explored 'Great American Desert'
     Page 10 (162 kb)     Page 11 (161 kb)
Vasquez Built First Fort on South Platte
     Page 12 (155 kb)     Page 13 (144 kb)
Early Visitors Leave Description Of This Area
     Page 14 (119 kb)     Page 15 (139 kb)
Farmers & Ranchers Provide Food For Miners
     Page 16 (140 kb)     Page 17 (165 kb)
Overland Stage First Mass Transit System
     Page 18 (92 kb)     Page 19 (129 kb)
Transcontinental Railroad Completed Here
     Page 20 (117 kb)      Page 21 (125 kb)
When Grass Was King & Cattle Roamed Free
     Page 22 (139 kb)     Page 23 (132 kb)
Grange Members Fought For Farmers Rights
     Page 24 (116 kb)     Page 25 (124 kb)
The Men And Women Who Tamed The Plains
     Page 26 (151 kb)     Page 27 (155 kb)
Map of Adams County, 1906
     Page 28 (155 kb)     Page 29 (139 kb)
Barr City: A Dream That Never Came True
     Page 30 (114 kb)     Page 31 (140 kb)
Canning Was Major Industry For Adams County
     Page 32 (122 kb)     Page 33 (118 kb)
Sugar Beets Provided An Extra Cash Crop
     Page 34 (89 kb)     Page 35 (136 kb)     Page 38 (65 kb)
Welby Truck Farms Were Pride of Adams County
     Page 36 (125 kb)     Page 37 (105 kb)
Adams County Is Still A Dairy Center
     Page 38 (107 kb)     Page 39 (116 kb)
World War II Brought New Jobs To Area
     Page 40 (115 kb)     Page 41 (140 kb)
Commerce Town Stops Denver Annexation
     Page 42 (116 kb)     Page 43 (129 kb)
Thornton: First Totally Planned Community
     Page 44 (114 kb)     Page 45 (144 kb)     Page 38 (65 kb)
Land Rush Held For Western Adams County
     Page 46 (108 kb)     Page 47 (144 kb)
Adams County A Leader In Social Services
     Page 48 (115 kb)     Page 49 (114 kb)
Hidden Resources A New Source Of Income
     Page 50 (97 kb)     Page 51 (1118 kb)
Adams County An Early Part of Air Age
     Page 52 (109 kb)     Page 53 (158 kb)
Map of Adams County, 1977
     Page 54 (61 kb)
Key to Cover
     Page 55 (100 kb)
     Page 56 (100 kb)



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