Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region (Pikes Peak Library District Regional History Series)


New and unread; The 15th title in the highly acclaimed PPLD Regional History Series; This publication stems from the 2012 Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium entitled Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region; Chapters by Symposium contributors include: Defining Disaster by Michael L. Olsen; Evolution of Fire by Errin Barnes; Pikes Peak Timberland Reserve Fires by John Jack; The Antlers Hotel Fire of 1898 by Bill Crosby; Help From On High: Space Assets and Military-Civil Cooperation during the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest Fires by Rick W. Sturdevant; In Our Own Back Yard: Waldo Canyon Fire Oral History Project by Heather Jordan; Crossing the Denial Divide: Arid West Lessons from the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest Fires, by Katherine Scott Sturdevant; When the Waters Rise: ...Pikes Peak Area Floods, by John E. Putnam; The Memorial Day Flood of 1935, by Preston & Lindsay Petermeier; Hell & High Water: Natural Disasters at Glen Eyrie, by Susan A. Fletcher; Flash Flooding: A Legacy of the Waldo Canyon Fire, by John E. Putnam; The Cripple Creek Volcano: A 35-million-year Disaster, by Doris McCraw; Earth, Wind, Fire & Other Mini-Disasters in the 1800's, by Nancy K, Prince; The Fountain Depot Explosion of 1888; "Worse Than Fire or Flood, Tornado or Earthquake": The Collapse of the Building and Loan Industry in Depression-Era Colorado Springs, by Alice Echols; 449p., including exhaustive bibliography and index.

Title: Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region (Pikes Peak Library District Regional History Series)

Author Name: Daily, Dennis; Blevins, Tim; Dean, Sydne; Jordan, Heather; Nicholl, Chris, and Michael L. Olsen (editors)

Illustrator: Cover Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Jeremy Lock

Categories: Colorado,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Pikes Peak Library District: 2017

ISBN Number: 1567353185

ISBN Number 13: 9781567353181

Binding: Illustrated Wraps

Book Condition: As New

Type: Paperback

Size: 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall

Seller ID: 24207

Keywords: Pikes Peak Region History, Natural Disasters in Colorado, Wildland Fires in Colorado, Colorado Springs Fires and Floods; Waldo Canyon Fire, Black Forest Fire