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  1. Ouray (Images of America)
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  2. Ouray (Images of America)

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    Price R657.00

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Situated in a spectacular basin surrounded by 13,000-foot peaks, the city of Ouray has captured the eye of adventurers from its beginnings, while the glitter of gold and silver brought prospectors to its mountains. The Uncompahgre Utes hunted and soaked in their sacred hot springs for generations, but about one year after Chief Ouray’s death, they were removed from their homelands to a reservation in Utah. Mines and mining camps proliferated in the harsh, remote high country, where rugged terrain hampered the transportation of ore and supplies, even after toll roads and railroads lessened isolation. Ouray (pronounced “Yurr-AY”) developed into a Victorian community with families, churches, and schools contrasted with rowdy saloons and so-called “fancy ladies.” Ouray further embraced tourism after mining waned, and heritage preservation remains an ongoing concern.

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Arcadia Publishing
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Very interesting book that contains primarily historic photos with informative captions about the history of Ouray (hence the title "Images of America"). The book gives you both the visual and textual experience of different parts of the history of this fascinating place nestled high in a valley of the Rockies.
Excellent book - makes for an interesting read and the pictures are incredible. The history is well documented and the authors have done an amazing job. This book will have a permanent place on my coffee table as everyone who picks it up is amazed at the pictures. It has started many interesting conversations. We have taken the book out on Jeep trails, over Red Mountain Pass, and the million dollar highway. It has been really fun to stop to read about the history of the area and see the old pictures and compare them to the land/mine remnants as we are looking at it. There is also quite a bit of information about the Silverton area as well. Pretty cool!
Was prime arrived a day late and was damaged.
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