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To Power a City: Coal Mining in Colorado Springs
Miner working on Pikeview Shaft No. 1 (CSPM, Pope Collection, S999.211).
This month’s ser will examine the history and development of coal mining operations in present day Colorado Springs.
This month's lecture will examine the history and development of coal mining operations in present day Colorado Springs.
It will look at the unique conditions of local coal production, how the coal was used, and explore the demographics of industry workers in this industry.
Matt Mayberry has served as the director of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum since 2002.
He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history.
He has published scholarly and popular articles on a variety of topics, ... view more »