Official Souvenir of the Gunnison Tunnel Opening
Written to encourage settlement in the Uncompahgre Valley, the book details the many agricultural and social advantages in the area. It also contains information about the dangerous exploration of the Black Canyon and descriptions of the preliminary work then being done on the Gunnison Tunnel with background information on the project’s leaders. With black and white photos and ads from land development companies and railroads offering assistance to “home seekers.”
2012. Reprinted from the original written for the celebration of the Opening of the Gunnison Tunnel in 1909. Now indexed! 71 pages. Paperback. $25 + $1.99 tax. $5.00 S & H.