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California Zephyr

The California Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area, via Omaha, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno. At 2,438 miles (3,924 km), it is Amtrak’s longest daily route, and second-longest overall after the Texas Eagle’s triweekly continuation from San Antonio to Los Angeles, with travel time …

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Denver Water

Denver Water is a utility in Colorado. It is Colorado’s oldest and largest water utility. Denver Water serves 1.4 million people in the City and County of Denver, Colorado, and a portion of its surrounding suburbs. Established in 1918, the utility is a public agency funded by water rates and new tap fees, not taxes.

Moffat Tunnel

The Moffat Tunnel is a railroad and water tunnel that cuts through the Continental Divide in north-central Colorado. Named after Colorado railroad pioneer David Moffat, the tunnel’s first official railroad traffic passed through in February 1928. The Moffat Tunnel finally provided Denver with a western link through the Continental Divide, as both Cheyenne, Wyoming, to …

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Colorado Plateau

The Colorado Plateau, also known as the Colorado Plateau Province, is a physiographic and desert region of the Intermontane Plateaus, roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States. This province covers an area of 336,700 km2 (130,000 mi2) within western Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, southern and eastern Utah, northern Arizona, and …

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Rito Seco Creek Culvert

The Rito Seco Creek Culvert, in San Luis, Colorado, was built as a Works Progress Administration project. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.

Colorado

Colorado is a state in the Western United States’ Mountain West sub region. It includes the majority of the Southern Rocky Mountains, as well as the Colorado Plateau’s northeastern section and the western border of the Great Plains.

University of Colorado Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder, CU, or Colorado) is a public research university in Boulder, Colorado. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system, and was founded in 1876, five months before Colorado became a state. CU Boulder is a member of the Association of American Universities, a selective group of major research universities in North America, and is classified as an R1 University, meaning that it …

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Boulder, Colorado

The City of Boulder is a home rule municipality that is the county seat of Boulder County, Colorado, United States. Boulder is the principal city of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and an important part of the Front Range Urban Corridor. Boulder is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above sea level. Boulder is …

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Frostline Kits

Frostline Kits was a Colorado-based company that produced sew-it-yourself kits for outdoor gear including clothing and tents. While it operated, it provided a cost-effective alternative to manufactured gear. Industry DIY outdoor gear Founded 1966; 55 years ago in Boulder, Colorado, United States Founder Dale Johnson Defunct 2009 Fate decline of the kit industry generally Successor Frostline Kits, division of GilletteInsport, Grand Junction, …

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