This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Colorado & Pacific Wagon Road

SourceCultural Contexts report, 2004, p 18
Initialdate2006-05-16 00:00:00-06
Historyfrom the Cultural Contexts report, 2004: Colorado & Pacific Wagon, Telegraph & Railroad Company (1861) William A. H. Loveland with other investors constructed this road up Clear Creek Canyon to Idaho Springs, with intentions to cross Berthoud Pass. Loveland and other investors developed the route as the Colorado Central Railroad in the 1870s