Old Colorado City, CO Photos

Founded in 1859 to as a trading post for those going over t he Ute Pass, the town called Colorado City fell into decline as its functions moved to nearby Colorado Springs. Today, Old Colorado City is a national historic district in the western suburbs of Colorado Springs and its heritage buildings serve as arts and crafts stores.

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Old Colorado City streetscape along W. Colorado Ave. Old Colorado City, CO.Templeton building. Old Colorado City, CO.Argyle Block. Old Colorado City, CO.Michael Garman Museum. Old Colorado City, CO.
Old Colorado City streetscape along W. Colorado Ave. Old Colorado City, CO.Templeton building (1891) (2502 W. Colorado Ave.). Old Colorado City, CO.Argyle Block (1889) (2605 W. Colorado Ave.). Old Colorado City, CO. Architect: Walter F. Douglas.Michael Garman Museum (2418 W. Colorado Ave.). Old Colorado City, CO.
Creamery in early 20th C building. Old Colorado City, CO.Decoration along W. Colorado Ave. Old Colorado City, CO.Heritage mining equipment reminders of city history along W. Colorado Ave. Old Colorado City, CO.Mining cart from El Paso Gold Mine of Cripple Creek displayed in Old Colorado City. Old Colorado City, CO.
Creamery in early 20th C building (2602 W. Colorado Ave.). Old Colorado City, CO.Decoration along W. Colorado Ave. Old Colorado City, CO.Heritage mining equipment reminders of city history along W. Colorado Ave. Old Colorado City, CO.Mining cart from El Paso Gold Mine (1890-1961) of Cripple Creek displayed in Old Colorado City. Old Colorado City, CO.

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