Posts Tagged ‘Homesteads’

I hopped in my Dodge on a bitter cold morning in early November. Being a night shift worker, I was battling another bout of insomnia, and I decided to hit the road for parts unknown instead of tossing and turning in bed until sunrise.  I rolled east down Interstate-76, and headed for the northeast corner of Colorado. Well before dawn the city lights of Denver vanished in the rear view mirror and I hummed down the highway alone.

The school house is all that remains of Buckingham, long abandoned, the rest of the town was lost to a prairie fire.

The school house is all that remains of Buckingham, long abandoned, the rest of the town was lost to a prairie fire.

Abandoned farm house near Grover
Abandoned farm house near Grover

Grover railroad depot built in 1888

Grover railroad depot built in 1888

Dearfield Negro Colony

Dearfield Negro Colony

Main Street Keota

Main Street Keota

Keota

Keota

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