Steamboat Mountain

Steamboat Mountain is the skyline icon of Lyons, Colorado. This hogback rises above the north end of town and is illustrated here on a January afternoon. It was the high-quality sandstone from the quarries behind Steamboat and adjoining Beech Hill (part of what geologists call “The Lyons Formation” which is considered the hardest sandstone in the … Continue reading Steamboat Mountain

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The Cat Came Back…

“…The cat came back. They thought he was a goner But the cat came back. He just wouldn't stay away. The man around the corner said he'd shoot the cat on sight. He loaded up his shotgun full of nails and dynamite. He waited... and he waited... 'till the cat came walking round And ninety-nine … Continue reading The Cat Came Back…