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Perlite, Scoria and Scenery in the closing days of the Rio Grande

I am a big fan of the Denver, Rio Grande and Western.  Unfortunately, the DRGW began to disappear in the 1990s as the effects of its 1986 merger with the Southern Pacific influence grew, but it really began to disappear in the early 2000s as the effects of its 1996 merger with the Union Pacific really took hold.   396 more words

47 Years Today---Sunday, December 21, 2014

Today Terry and I were married 47 years ago!

Terry was working at Holly Sugar at the time.  He was on the day shift with a long lay-over before he started grave yard; he was also working at Coors Elevator on the opposite shift with only 8 hours in-between to sleep. 309 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

13-Pound Baby Born In Colorado

ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) — A woman in southern Colorado was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl that tipped the scales at almost 14 pounds. 160 more words


Oh, Baby! 13-Pound Girl Born In Southern Colorado

DENVER (CBS4) - Mia Yasmin Hernandez greeted the world in a big way Monday.

Big, as in 13 pounds, to be specific.

She was born in Alamosa in the San Luis Valley area in southern Colorado and flown to Children’s Hospital in Denver for special care in the neonatal intensive care unit. 88 more words