SOPRIS COLORADO

FOUNDED - 1889

DROWNED - 1972

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL
BOGGING ZONE

Photos courtesy of

Anthony Faoro

MAIN SOPRIS

Photo courtesy of

Anthony Faoro

Photo courtesy of

Gene Vigil

JERRYVILLE
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

View from Sopris Plaza,

Southeast to St. Thomas

View from Donachy's Hill

Northeast to Trinidad

View from Sopris Plaza Bridge

South to Donachy's Hill

Starkville Creek looking South

Flooding of the Sante Fe Depot,Trinidad

Looking East on Pine Street in Trinidad

Blasi Bridge

Piedmont

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

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