Pikes Peak and Manitou Springs, painted by Walter Paris in 1875, and the “X” marks roughly where a tunnel under Pikes Peak could’ve started.
Pikes Peak and Manitou Springs, painted by Walter Paris in 1875, and the “X” marks roughly where a tunnel under Pikes Peak could’ve started.

As stolid and unimaginative as our little city sometimes seems, it has had its share of dreamers and schemers, folks who weren’t afraid to reach for the brass ring. Some of their dreams came true — but many others didn’t. Colorado Springs didn’t host the Winter Olympics in 1956 or 1960. No railroad tunnel was […]

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