August 22, 2011
Case Study: The Trinidad, Colorado Earthquakes
[ED: Originally published in 2011 by Vincent Matthews, former State Geologist at the CGS.] Around midnight on August 22,…
The Animas River rises high in San Juan Mountains of Colorado at the confluence of the West and North forks at the ghost town of Animas Forks and flows south past the ghost towns of Eureka and Howardsville. At Silverton, the river flows into the Animas Canyon. The Durango and Silverton Narrow gauge railroad follows the river through the canyon to Durango.