SOPRIS COLORADO

FOUNDED - 1889

DROWNED - 1972

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL
BOGGING ZONE

Photos courtesy of

Anthony Faoro

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MAIN SOPRIS

Photo courtesy of

Anthony Faoro

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Photo courtesy of

Gene Vigil

JERRYVILLE
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UPPER ST. THOMAS
PIEDMONT
JERRYVILLE
ST. THOMAS

Photo courtesy of

Anthony Faoro

MAIN SOPRIS

-- 1955 FLOOD of the Purgatoire River --  Not a single structure in any of Sopris'

6 (six) Communities was touched.

Trinidad, however, was inundated

......bringing on the Dam

......and Drowning Sopris 

Flood Photos courtesy of

Genevieve Johanssen Faoro

55 flood Looking from  tracks--Sopris Pl

View from Sopris Plaza,

Southeast to St. Thomas

55 flood Looking from Donachy's  Hill Ma
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View from Donachy's Hill

Northeast to Trinidad

View from Sopris Plaza Bridge

South to Donachy's Hill

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Starkville Creek looking South

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Flooding of the Sante Fe Depot,Trinidad

Looking East on Pine Street in Trinidad

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Blasi Bridge

Piedmont

Constructed in 1970, The Dam Tower in the background is located 100 yds. east (est.)  of the Blasi Bridge 

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View Southeast of Piedmont to the Sangre De Christo Mountains in Southwest