Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Photo #43 New Castle Colorado from The California Zephyr

Surrounded by rugged, natural, Colorado beauty, it’s easy to see why early Anglo settlers chose New Castle. Prospectors and miners arrived in the early 1880s leading to the discovery of rich coal veins. The founding father of New Castle was Jasper Ward, a freight supplier, farmer and one of the town’s first Anglo settlers. Ward and his family built a one-room, dirt-floor cabin along the west bank of Elk Creek. The cabin became the town’s first post office and Ward the first postmaster. The Ute Indian Chief Colorow was a friend who often visited the cabin. More from source Photo Taken from the California Zephyr This Image also appears in 'Amtrak train Routes'

Technical Details

Nikon D3000
1/500 s
98 mm
200 ISO