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Salida Smokestack 100th Birthday Celebration

August 26, 2017

SmoketackCelebrate the 100-year anniversary of the construction of the Salida Smeltertown Smokestack with Salida Museum and the Chaffee County Heritage Area.

Robert Autobee has spent over two decades working as a historian for federal and state agencies as well as private firms.  In addition to writing engineering, architectural, and cultural histories for various journals and publications, Mr. Autobee was an author and editor of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s centennial history, Welcome to Colorful Colorado: 100 Years of Colorado State Transportation History; and with his wife, Kris, Early Lakewood, Lost Restaurants of Denver, and Lakewood. Mr. Autobee also authored Highways to the Sky: A Context and History of Colorado’s Highway System. Researchers and historians use this publication, along with the Multiple Property Documentation Form (MPDF), as a guide to identifying and recording the state’s historic highways and roadside features.

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August 26, 2017
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PO Box 1522
Salida CO 81201

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