Tag: Colorado

Tools of the Textile Trades

A selection of textile tools from museums I visited in Colorado.

Beyond the Door – The Accessories

The accessories to my previous post on 1880-1900s clothing from the mining towns in Colorado.

The Dress that Opened Doors…

When a dress becomes a key that unlocks the door to things you thought you would never find…

A Wild West Tour…

The proprietor of The August Phoenix Mercantile is on the road in Colorado! To those who are looking for the ‘postcards’ from my tour of old mining towns, railroads and family stomping grounds, you will find daily missives at Daveno Travels. Next stop –… Continue Reading “A Wild West Tour…”

The Sportsmen’s Hotel in Cebolla

“Probably the best known resort was Sportsmen’s Hotel at Cebolla Creek and Gunnison River, founded by J.J. Carpenter in 1882…