Danielson, Clerence L. and Ralph W. Danielson.
Title Basalt: Colorado Midland Town. New, Enlarged Edition.
Publisher Boulder, Colorado: Pruett Publishing Company, (1971). [Second, Revised and Enlarged Edition].
Seller ID ess4832
Octavo, brown cloth (hardcover), [xii] + 382 pp, five fold-out maps in rear pocket. From Foreword: ...Basalt, at the junction of the Frying Pan River and the Roaring Fork in Eagle County, Colorado, has always been a small town...The place originally was a railroad town with the Colorado Midland track running down the center of the main street. It continued as a railroad town until 1918 when the Midland ceased to operate and the rails were torn up. In their book, Dr. Ralph Danielson and Mr. Clarence Danielson convincingly show Basalt as a close-knit community, with their chief interest centered around the railroad. Both brothers, sons of a Midland locomotive engineer, did some railroadingthemselves...