Now and Then

Now & Then: The Espinosa Brothers – Part Three

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By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey This is the third and final part of this article covering the Espinosa brothers. This portion also contains excerpts from records written by eyewitnesses of the events. THE CASE FOR NASH SPRING by Nelson D. Walker While investigating the Espinosa incident I talked to five different ranchers whose families had been […]

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Now & Then: The Espinosa Brothers

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By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: I first became aware of the Espinosa Brothers when I met James Perkins at the El Pueblo Museum and Book Store on November 3, 2000.  I purchased a couple of his books including, Tom Tobin: Frontiersman.  The story captivated me, especially when I read that the brothers started their rampage […]

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Where the Bison Roam…or Stand

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Back in 1892 it was reported there was still a herd of bison roaming Colorado, thought to be the largest herd running wild outside Yellowstone National Park. Known as the Lost Park buffalo herd, they roamed the Lost Park national reservation in Park County.[1] Unfortunately for them, despite the designation of a national reservation, there […]