Anyone with a connection to Rocky Ford, Colorado will enjoy over 500 historical and modern photographs collected from the public library, museum, other archives and private collectors by author and former resident David J. Muth. His fondness for the community stems from his childhood spent in the Arkansas Valley. Explore Rocky Ford, Colorado from the earliest plat around the time Colorado became a state in 1876 through the days when the melons were harvested and brought to town in horse-drawn wagons for annual Watermelon Days, a festival tradition that is carried on today. Author David Muth has created a fantastic photographic collection of local homes and businesses–a trip down memory lane for long-time residents, and for the younger generation, a chance to explore the Rocky Ford that beloved parents and grandparents once knew.
8.5×11, 342 pgs indexed,
$34.95 Softbound + $5.00 S&H