Erie High School Football

Erie High School Football

By Lew Holloway and Jean Holloway Prologue From 1900 to the late 1940s, Northern Colorado Coal Fields led U.S. production. It took coal miners from Superior, Louisville, Lafayette, Erie, and Fredrick, who supplied coal throughout the western states. The labor was...

Mile High Raceway in Erie, CO

S.E. Corner of Erie Parkway and County Road 5 back in the day.  I think it closed down in the early 1970’s., but I still see where it was when I drive by. Known as Mile High Raceway Park and also Mountain View Raceway.   Do you remember the drag strip in...
The New Erie Fire Truck

The New Erie Fire Truck

by John A. Holley Jr. The town of Erie needed a new fire truck. It was just shortly after the close of WWII and all the servicemen and women were coming home. It didn’t take long for the military to realize that there was a lot of unused and unwanted wartime...

The Lawson Farm

Nancy Gruber Soon the Lawson Farm ruin will get some sprucing up.  The Town has committed to mowing and renewing the neglected spur trail to the farm home site.  Sometime soon thereafter a historical marker will also be placed along the Spine Trail that it connects to...