Alan J. Kania's Colorado National Monument (Images of America) PDF

By Alan J. Kania

ISBN-10: 0738569798

ISBN-13: 9780738569796

ISBN-10: 1531645828

ISBN-13: 9781531645823

Amid the rock spires and red-rock canyons west of Grand Junction close to the Utah country line, a tender guy with a checkered earlier single-handedly equipped trails at a wage of $1 a month. John Otto introduced the wonderful thing about the canyons to the eye of the neighborhood chambers of trade and finally the nationwide Park provider. With the stroke of a pen, Pres. William Taft further the Colorado nationwide Monument to the park procedure in 1911. Otto's eccentricities towards bureaucrats and businessmen brought on him to desert a quarter-century of path development within the mid-1930s. His legacy was once then picked up by means of thousands of younger males from the Civilian Conservation Corps sooner than international struggle II. at the present time their mixed efforts carry millions of hikers, bicyclists, and motorists to an identical trails Otto first used to introduce humans to the canyon lands a century in the past and the extraordinary rock monoliths that appear to upward thrust countless numbers of ft out of the canyon flooring. Scenic vistas of the Little Bookcliffs mountain variety and the good Grand Mesa whole the gorgeous panorama.

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By Alan J. Kania

ISBN-10: 0738569798

ISBN-13: 9780738569796

ISBN-10: 1531645828

ISBN-13: 9781531645823

Amid the rock spires and red-rock canyons west of Grand Junction close to the Utah country line, a tender guy with a checkered earlier single-handedly equipped trails at a wage of $1 a month. John Otto introduced the wonderful thing about the canyons to the eye of the neighborhood chambers of trade and finally the nationwide Park provider. With the stroke of a pen, Pres. William Taft further the Colorado nationwide Monument to the park procedure in 1911. Otto's eccentricities towards bureaucrats and businessmen brought on him to desert a quarter-century of path development within the mid-1930s. His legacy was once then picked up by means of thousands of younger males from the Civilian Conservation Corps sooner than international struggle II. at the present time their mixed efforts carry millions of hikers, bicyclists, and motorists to an identical trails Otto first used to introduce humans to the canyon lands a century in the past and the extraordinary rock monoliths that appear to upward thrust countless numbers of ft out of the canyon flooring. Scenic vistas of the Little Bookcliffs mountain variety and the good Grand Mesa whole the gorgeous panorama.

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