Trail's End Motel
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... same task in perfect harmony.
After 2 ½ hours and a few blips from the lady in the box, we arrived at the park and it was not quite as we had expected. As we approached we stopped to take photos of this massive sand dune adorning a mountain which stood tall behind it, and I thought, that is what we will see a lot of today. And I imagined that it would be petrified sand dunes, like the ones we saw in Utah last summer. Well, all of ...
... so we put that aside. There is a piece of the Santa Fe Trail there as well, We met a woman who told us that the lake was higher than it had been in years, which also explains the great display of wildflowers.Once back on the road, we traveled through a Colorado state forest-we spotted an elk and a couple of mule deer, which livened things up. It was great to see some changes ...
... getting a little concerned with the water we were carrying, this was the first time we had any extensive "wildernesses" trails. We covered about 40 miles of tricky terrain and then then it opened out onto a lovely plane. Loads of goffers, prairie dogs, deer, chipmunks all over the place. And of course eagles looking to eat everything. A couple of dividing gates later and we entered a field with ...
... or even possibly seen daylight in that period of time. As we are talking to the guy, I get this feeling I am in the middle of a movie - in fact I am sure you could not even recreate this moment on the big screen (did I mention all of the "budget" award plaques he had on the wall behind him for "quality" ?). We opted to pay with cash rather than credit card this time. I mention to the guy I could not find ...
... the workers and their families. This is how Delagua came to be. It took the name of the
creek and canyon that it resided in.
Las Animas County registries mention that Delagua had a population of 2000 by 1925. The coal
mine ran continuously except for a short spell in 1939 due to unfavorable economic conditions.
The mine was officially closed in 1952. The town was ...