Wednesday, August 5, 6:00 pm in Norwood at the Norwood Livery
Thursday August 6, 5:30pm in Mountain Village at the Hotel Madeline
Author: Esther Greenfield
“Tough Men in Hard Places: A Photographic Collection”
The mines in southwestern Colorado were in trouble and needed cheap, reliable electric power to keep running. This is the story of innovative solutions to solve the problem using alternating current electricity and the incredible effort, tenacity, and toughness of the men who overcame formidable obstacles to bring electrification to the mines, ranches, homes, and businesses in the remote and rugged areas of southwestern Colorado. Esther discusses their story, as told in her book with over 80 intriguing historic photos.