Manitou Springs Photos

Manitou Springs is a small town at the foot of Pike's Peak, in the hills above the city of Colorado Springs. As the starting point for the road & railroad to Pike's Peak, Manitou Springs grew wealthy from early American tourists to this famous mountain. Today the town has evolved its heritage buildings to art galleries & restaurants to serve the ongoing tourist flow.

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Pikes Peak in early morning. Colorado Springs, CO.Sunset over Pikes Peak. Colorado Springs, CO.View of Pike's Peak over Colorado Springs. Manitou Springs, CO.Pike's Peak Cog Railway passengers waiting to board. Manitou Springs, CO.
Pikes Peak in early morning. Colorado Springs, CO.Sunset over Pikes Peak. Colorado Springs, CO.View of Pike's Peak over Colorado Springs. Manitou Springs, CO.Pike's Peak Cog Railway passengers waiting to board. Manitou Springs, CO.
Streetscape of Manitou Ave. from town clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Barker House was a prime resort hotel of 100 rooms with one bathroom per floor. Manitou Springs, CO.Barker House, former Navajo Hotel. Manitou Springs, CO.Tower of Barker House, former Navajo Hotel. Manitou Springs, CO.
Streetscape of Manitou Ave. from town clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Barker House (1872-1890) (819 Manitou Ave.) was a prime resort hotel of 100 rooms with one bathroom per floor. Manitou Springs, CO. Style: Queen Anne Shingle. On National Register.Barker House, former Navajo Hotel. Manitou Springs, CO. On National Register.Tower of Barker House, former Navajo Hotel. Manitou Springs, CO.
Wheeler Town Clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Statue of woman holding lamp atop Wheeler Town Clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Statue of woman holding lamp atop Wheeler Town Clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Gallery building on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.
Wheeler Town Clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Statue of woman holding lamp atop Wheeler Town Clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Statue of woman holding lamp atop Wheeler Town Clock. Manitou Springs, CO.Gallery building on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.
Heritage buildings on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings & Wheeler Bank on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.Wheeler Bank on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs Stage Line at Stagecoach Inn. Manitou Springs, CO.
Heritage buildings on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings & Wheeler Bank on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.Wheeler Bank on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO. On National Register.Manitou Springs Stage Line at Stagecoach Inn. Manitou Springs, CO.
Stagecoach Inn. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs Stage Line concord stage by Abbot, Downing & Co. Carriage & Coach Builders of Concord, NH at Stagecoach Inn. Manitou Springs, CO.Wolf painted on door of Manitou Springs Stage Line concord stagecoach. Manitou Springs, CO.Falsefront buildings on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.
Stagecoach Inn. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs Stage Line concord stage by Abbot, Downing & Co. Carriage & Coach Builders of Concord, NH at Stagecoach Inn. Manitou Springs, CO.Wolf painted on door of Manitou Springs Stage Line concord stagecoach. Manitou Springs, CO.Falsefront buildings on Manitou Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.
Heritage buildings in Manitou Springs historic district. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings in Manitou Springs historic district. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs shops & houses. Manitou Springs, CO.Shoshone Spring Font Manitou Springs protect water. Manitou Springs, CO.
Heritage buildings in Manitou Springs historic district. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings in Manitou Springs historic district. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs shops & houses. Manitou Springs, CO.Shoshone Spring Font (1890?s) Manitou Springs protect water. Manitou Springs, CO.
Old Tyme Photography shop. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings seen against Pikes Peak. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs Heritage buildings seen against Pikes Peak. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs sculpted water fountain. Manitou Springs, CO.
Old Tyme Photography shop. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings seen against Pikes Peak. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs Heritage buildings seen against Pikes Peak. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Springs sculpted water fountain. Manitou Springs, CO.
Adobe-style commercial building seen against Pikes Peak. Manitou Springs, CO.Commercial building. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage gasoline station, now a shop. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway steam locomotive by Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia. Manitou Springs, CO.
Adobe-style commercial building seen against Pikes Peak. Manitou Springs, CO.Commercial building. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage gasoline station, now a shop. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway steam locomotive by Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia. Manitou Springs, CO.
Streetscape of town of Manitou Springs. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Avenue streetscape including Leddy Block. Manitou Springs, CO.Leddy Block. Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings with arts & crafts galleries on Cañon Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.
Streetscape of town of Manitou Springs. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Avenue streetscape including Leddy Block. Manitou Springs, CO.Leddy Block (1891) (734-8 Manitou Ave.). Manitou Springs, CO.Heritage buildings with arts & crafts galleries on Cañon Ave. Manitou Springs, CO.
Manitou Avenue streetscape. Manitou Springs, CO.Carved bear outside shop. Manitou Springs, CO.Romanesque Revival of Wheeler Bank building. Manitou Springs, CO.Cliff House Inn started serving gold miners, then tourists for mineral waters & Pike's Peak. Manitou Springs, CO.
Manitou Avenue streetscape. Manitou Springs, CO.Carved bear outside shop. Manitou Springs, CO.Romanesque Revival of Wheeler Bank building. Manitou Springs, CO.Cliff House Inn (1873) (306 Cañon Ave.) started serving gold miners, then tourists for mineral waters & Pike's Peak. Manitou Springs, CO. On National Register.
Cliff House Inn has hosted Theodore Roosevelt, P.T. Barnum, Thomas Edison, Clark Gable, F.W. Woolworth, & J. Paul Getty. Manitou Springs, CO.J.E. Newton Residence. Manitou Springs, CO.Miramont Castle Museum [aka Montcalm Castle]. Manitou Springs, CO.Miramont Castle Museum originally built as home for Father Jean Baptist Francolon, a French Priest. Manitou Springs, CO.
Cliff House Inn has hosted Theodore Roosevelt, P.T. Barnum, Thomas Edison, Clark Gable, F.W. Woolworth, & J. Paul Getty. Manitou Springs, CO.J.E. Newton Residence (2 Grand Ave.). Manitou Springs, CO. Style: Queen Anne.Miramont Castle Museum [aka Montcalm Castle] (1895) (9 Capitol Hill). Manitou Springs, CO. Architect: Father Francolon. On National Register. Miramont Castle Museum originally built as home for Father Jean Baptist Francolon, a French Priest. Manitou Springs, CO.
Miramont Castle Museum constructed of quarried greenstone & pine shows 9 styles of architecture ranging from English Tudor to Byzantine. Manitou Springs, CO.View from Miramont Castle. Manitou Springs, CO.

Miramont Castle Museum constructed of quarried greenstone & pine shows 9 styles of architecture ranging from English Tudor to Byzantine. Manitou Springs, CO.View from Miramont Castle. Manitou Springs, CO.


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