Sport clay and pheasant hunting – 2010

Garrett has never been hunting before, so we decided to try shooting at some sport clays and then an afternoon hunt at the Kiowa Creek Hunting Club outside of town.  Looks like he enjoyed himself.

Saint Elmo

Saint Elmo was known as a “Saturday Night Town” located near the Denver, South Park & Pacific railroad line. St. Elmo became a favorite place for miners and railroad workers. The failure of numerous mines, and the closure of the Alpine...

Georgia Pass 2010

Garrett and I headed out to Georgia Pass yesterday with the Bronco. Made it to the top without any problems, but then we encountered a large mudhole on the north side of the pass. As I don’t have a winch on the Bronco, and there weren’t any...

Wisconsin 2010

Wisconsin 2010

Took a quick trip to Wisconsin over the summer….managed to visit Wisconsin Dells, do a bit of canoeing on the Kickapoo River, and fishing on the Mississippi River for Blue Gills.

Wisconsin 2009

Made a quick trip to Wisconsin over the summer….managed to visit Wisconsin Dells, do a bit of canoeing on the Kickapoo River, fishing on the Mississippi, and a quick tour of a fishing museum up in Hayward.

Titan I missile silos

Few people know about the old Titan I missile silos that were operational in the early 1960′s. Lowry hosted the first Titan I ICBM missile site located on the bombing range east of Denver. This was conveniently close to the Titan I’s...

Denver and South Park Railroad

The Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad was incorporated in Colorado Territory on June 16, 1873. This company constructed the lines from Denver to Leadville and Gunnison and also became controlled by the UP. The DSP&P was sold at...

Alpine Tunnel

Excavation of the Alpine Tunnel began in January 1880. At an altitude of 11,523 feet, it became the first tunnel constructed through the Continental Divide, and was expected to be finished in only six months. However, due to unforeseen...