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A picture of the Albert and Sarah Tripp homestead and surrounding landscape somewhere in the vicinity of Simla, Colorado provided by their grandson Rolla Cusick.

An image of a coal mine one and a quarter mile north of the unincorporated town of Fondis in the early 20th century.

An image of Simla, Colorado, most likely at the intersection of what is now Highway 24 (Caribou) and Sioux Avenue.
Don was a founding member of the Simla Historical Society, which began in 2012 at the Simla Library. As a founder and lifelong resident of the Simla area, he helped the society record his oral history back in 2013. Don lived from 1931 to 2019. We…

An image of Jesse Tripp entering his home in southern rural Elbert County, Colorado, courtesy of his grandson Rolla Cusick.

Moody the Peddler selling goods somewhere in the Simla area of Elbert County, Colorado at the beginning of the 20th century.

A photocopy of two photos from the early 1900s. One photo shows a man next to a wagon. Cursive handwriting next to this photo indicates that it is Pete Ashcraft next to a mail wagon. The other photo shows children playing baseball, with one child…

An image of the postal wagon serving the areas surrounding Ramah, Colorado in the late 1800s to early 1900s.

An image of the Ranchland Farm Newspaper building on the corner of Sioux Avenue and Buffalo Street in Simla, Colorado. In the top right of the image, "09-3-1971" is handwritten.

An image of Ruth, Lula, Lee, and Elmber Tripp harvesting pumpkins on the land of their family homestead in southern Elbert County, Colorado some time in the late 19th or early 20th century.
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