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Wolcott, Roland H. – OH1436

Anecdote about driving car on railroad tracks. Boulder Canyon (Eagle Rock cabins, raising family of eight with Jewel Wolcott in rustic cabin in Boulder Canyon). Childhood in 1920s and 1930s. Family home at 905 Marine St., Boulder. Ice skating (on … Continue reading

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Wolcott, Jewel M., Rachel, and Roland H. – OH1027

People: Hazel Schmoll, Henry Sisson, Charles Wolcott, Ed Wolcott, Evelyn Wolcott, Horace A. Wolcott, Louisa Wolcott   Places: Boulder, Boulder Canyon, Valmont, Ward   Topics: Boulder Canyon home since 1945, laundry, water, heating, bathing, courtship of Roland and Jewel M. … Continue reading

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Burt, Lawrence Strite – OH0905

People: John (Jack) Kossler, Mrs. Kossler (Jack’s mother), Roland Revel and Mrs. Revel, Walker family   Places: Boulder Canyon, Caribou town site, Kossler Lake, Kossler ranch in back of Lookout Mountain, Magnolia town site, Walker ranch   Subjects: Kossler-Walker School, … Continue reading

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Rogers, Allan B. – OH0889

People: Amos Widner, Platt Rogers Sr., Platt Rogers Jr., Charles Buckingham   Topics: Boulder Canyon, Rogers Park, tungsten, Silver Spruce, Orodel [Orodelfan], building Boulder Canyon road–original in the 1860s, later improvements in the 1950s, Clarasdorf Mill, Boulder hydroelectric plant  

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Burt, Larry – OH0887

People: Father Harvey Burt: superintendent of the Boulder Canyon hydroelectric plant from 1913-1922, Mrs. Revell: midwife, Zang family of Broomfield, Joe Huddart: lumber company owner in Broomfield   Places: Eisenhower, Caribou, Nederland, Ward, Kassler Lake, Broomfield Heights   Topics: building … Continue reading

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Jackson, Ruby Jackson – OH0163

Town of Tungsten; family life; Barker Reservoir; Boulder Canyon; Wallstreet; Caribou; holidays; Williams Dairy, influenza epidemic.   Supplemental material available in OH file at the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History.  

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