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Posts from the Winter 2017 issue

On the Bookshelf

Silver Rails: The Railroads of Leadville, Colorado By Christopher James ’71 The book chronicles the trials of four railways, the Denver & Rio Grande, the Santa Fe, the Denver South Park & Pacific, and the Colorado Midland, as they fight the terrain, weather, financial climate, and each other to reach the mineral wealth of Leadville…

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What’s on Your Reading List, Christine Siddoway?

We asked Professor of Geology Christine Siddoway What’s on Your Reading List? I am rereading a favorite book: “Full Tilt,” an account of a solo cycling trip from Dunkirk to Delhi, undertaken in the late 1950s. The author, Dervla Murphy, in her early 20s at that time, departed Ireland and rode her bicycle across Europe…

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