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Como, Colorado
Photos by Gary Schmauch
History from "Crofutt's Grip Sack Guide of Colorado - 1885"
Como, Colorado - 1885

Como - Park County, population 500, is situated on the South Park division of the Union Pacific Railway, 83 miles from Denver. It is an eating station and the junction of the Breckenridge branch, just completed which makes the town a lively one. Extensive coal mines (See King, Colorado page) are located near the town; also some rich quartz mines a few miles to the westward. The coal vein s from seven to 10 feet in thickness, of good coking quality, owned by the railroad company, who use large quantities of it, and ship much more. Como is reached by daily trains; fare, $3.75.

"Crofutt's Grip Sack Guide of Colorado - 1885"


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