How liquid gold got delivered to the Uncompahgre Valley

  • CAROLYN SNOWBARGER
    CAROLYN SNOWBARGER
What’s most remarkable about the Gunnison Tunnel? To me, the non-engineer, it is that construction started simultaneously from the east and the west and the tunnels met! But do you remember the old cartoon in Mad Magain the Golden Spike celebrating the new continental railroad. The second frame, an aerial view, reveals those tracks didn’t line up. Oops! Of course, that’s another story. Let’s go…

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