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3 edition of Pikes Peak or Bust And Historical Sketches of the Wild West found in the catalog.

Pikes Peak or Bust And Historical Sketches of the Wild West

by John O"Byrne

  • 118 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Local history,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - State & Local - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8463489M
    ISBN 101417965398
    ISBN 109781417965397

    The Girls of the West story is about two young Rodeo Ambassadors, and how they help promote “the western way of life and the western-type American girl” at our Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo and other events. Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Ambassadors. The title of “Girl of the West” was chosen because the girls are considered “Ambassadors” for. Region A brief history of the Pikes Peak region.: Indians The Tabeguache Utes and some of their culture.: Geology Some of the unique treasures of the Pikes Peak area.: Railroads History of some of the railroads that helped build the Pikes Peak area.: Pikes Peak A bit of history on America’s most famous mountain.: Mountain Men Trappers and Traders – the real pioneers of the Rocky Mountain West.

      In the late s, prospectors flocked to the hills around Pike’s Peak (shown in the distance, above). These miners are posing for the camera in front of a half-finished shafthouse at the Buena Vista Mine. The drum-like machinery in the foreground is a windlass. – Courtesy Colorado Historical Society, CHS.J; By William Henry Jackson –. Books shelved as wild-west: Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry, The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt, Doc by Mary Doria Russell, The Son by Philipp Meyer.

    Sep 6, - Explore visitpikespeak's board "Pikes Peak Region History", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pikes peak, Colorado and Colorado springs pins. WILDLIFE. Plant and animal life is extensive and varied on Pikes Peak. The mountain encompasses four of the eight distinct life zones that exist in Colorado: Before you reach the Pikes Peak Railway Depot, you are in the Eastern Plains Zone, which extends up to 6, ft.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Byrne, John. "Pikes Peak or bust". Colorado Springs, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. For years, he was a sought after tour guide in the Pikes Peak Region. He knew the history of the area from its earliest days, and visitors requested him by name to hear his first-hand accounts.

This presentation recounts the best of these from his publication: Pikes Peak or Bust: and Historical Sketches of the Wild West.

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In this book, Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West, you will find stories to challenge your assumptions and knowledge of historical women’s activities and be enticed to explore the rich primary sources and images documenting western women’s history that are housed at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Special Collections.

John O’Byrne, “Pikes Peak or Bust” and Historical Sketches of the Wild West (Colorado Springs: Denver Bookbinding, ).

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LET’S RODEO, Augustat the scenic Norris Penrose Event Center. The Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo is PRCA-sanctioned championship rodeo at its best with Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle.

Race and the Wild West: Sarah Bickford, the Montana Vigilantes, and the Tourism of Decline, – (Volume 17) (Race and Culture in the American West Series) by Laura J. Arata | Jul 2, Paperback. Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in North ultra-prominfoot (4, m) fourteener is located in Pike National Forest, 12 miles (19 km) west of downtown Colorado Springs, mountain is named in honor of American explorer Zebulon Pike (though he was unable to reach the summit).Location: High point of El Paso County, Colorado, United.

- Explore thecliffhouse's board "Pikes Peak Regional History", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pikes peak, History and Colorado springs pins. The book is a diary of his training for the Pikes Peak Marathon. Chapter 3 starts like this: “The man who will make the most progress is the man who is willing to pay the biggest price.

In racing, as in life, good genes help, but they only get you just so far. Pikes Peak - American's Mountain. 14, feet of beauty right in our backyard. Garden of The Gods. Red rock formations in a city park like no other. Explore by Season. Beauty that goes beyond the summertime. Explore By Interest.

Whether you're traveling alone, with friends or family, a thrill-seeker or a chill-seeker, we have something for you. Contact the Museum. Tejon St. Colorado Springs, CO Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected] Hours: Tues. - Sat. 10 am. - 5 pm. FREE ADMISSION. Pikes Peak or Bust and Historical Sketches Of the Wild West by O'Byrne, John.

John D Young and The Colorado Gold Rush by Smith, Dwight L Revealing glimpses of the West in transition from old to new, Pikes Peak Colorado Springs- Manitou, Colorado.

Cockerell, T. A.;Schreider, E. Pikes Peak serves as a landmark to gold seekers heading into the region for Colorado’s gold rush in the late s and early s. It is estimated that more thanwagons rolled across the prairies of Kansas and Nebraska in andmany of them carrying a sign with the now famous phrase “Pikes Peak or Bust.”.

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While the police force have given up the search for Scarlet's grandmother, Scarlet is determined to find her, believing that her grandmother was kidnapped rather than.Ingold was found near Denver, in central Colorado, and stampeded approximatelyprospectors to “Pikes Peak or Bust.” Gold seekers created a huge demand for supplies before heading into Colorado’s Rockies, and eager merchants filled their needs, spawning El Paso City (Old Colorado City) in at the base of Ute Pass.Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press This is the story of the other side of Colorado's best-known mountain- the region west of Pikes Peak.

It includes stories of the first settlers and the founders of towns. It also tells of the bust years between world wars when the railroad tracks were pulled up and many communities vanished/5.