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By Lee Scamehorn

Lee Scamehorn is professor emeritus of heritage on the collage of Colorado, Boulder. A veteran of global battle II and the Korean clash, he earned an undergraduate measure at Western Michigan college, and graduate levels on the college of Illinois, Urbana, and then he taught at Boulder. he's the writer of numerous books, together with Pioneer Steelmaker within the West: The Colorado gas and Iron corporation, 1872-1903 (1976), Mill & Mine: The CF&I within the 20th Century (1992), Albert Eugene Reynolds: Colorado's Mining King (1995), excessive Altitude strength: The background of Fossil Fuels in Colorado (2002), and Colorado's Small city business Revolution: advertisement Canning and keeping in Northeastern Colorado (2011).

Colorado's Small city business Revolution is a examine in 3 components. half one traced the beginning, evolution, and dying of industrial foodstuff canning and maintaining in northeastern Colorado. This quantity, components and 3, examines, respectively, an identical subject within the reduce Arkansas Valley, from Canon urban to Holly, and the western slope, with emphasis on Delta and Mesa Counties. The had its beginning as a way of using fruit that used to be too ripe to send to neighborhood and nearby markets. Evaporators have been followed to dehydrate fruit for destiny intake, and a hot-pack strategy holding fruit for a similar goal. Dehydrators, as well as canneries, have been renowned at the western slope, yet weren't hired within the Arkansas Valley.

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