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El Moro

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1876–1933. 5 miles north of Trinidad on Colorado 239 (intersection of El Moro Rd. and Rd. 75.0)

The town of El Moro was created when the D&RG arrived in 1876. This once busy railroad town became one of the most notable communes of the 1960s, an artists' colony called Drop City, a community of geodesic dome homes largely deserted by 1970.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "El Moro", [Trinidad, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-LA24.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 380-380.

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