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This is the last issue of the Pando Mountain Ear. Pando, Colorado is now another remnant of another era in the Colorado high country. The name "pando" is Spanish for "slow of motion" when related to running waters; many think it is named after the Eagle River, although there is no definitive answer. Pando was a small pioneer town until the 1940s, when Camp Hale was built just north of the town during World War II. For many years, it boasted its...
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"Welcome To Eagle" is a newsletter designed for visitors, travellers, and tourists of Eagle and Eagle County. The newsletter details local businesses and shops, as well as resorts, attractions, and profiles of towns to visit. Based on the businesses and names mentioned, this was published sometime in the 1940s.
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The Pando Echo was a newsletter produced for "Pandoites", or the citizens and construction camps that were readying the area for Camp Hale. This particular issue is the last one produced dated November 18, 1942 and commemorates all the effort that has gone into creating Camp Hale and the joining of this military endeavor with the town of Pando. This newsletter describes the logistics and challenges of building a town in a mountainous area, as well...