Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Southwestern States
Colorado Caribou

Caribou, Colorado

Caribou was founded in 1861.

The town built a water works in 1878.

The silver ran out and the town was abandoned, today it is a ghost town.


References
1882 Caribou from "The Water-Supply of Certain Cities and Towns of the United States," by Walter G. Elliot, C. E., Ph. D.

1891 "Caribou," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.

1897 "Caribou," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.


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