Tag Archives: History

Shoveling sugar beets paid by the ton

Photo courtesy of the Mark French Collection, Berthoud Historical Society – The Berthoud beet dump was located near the railroad tracks on North Fourth Street. Sugar beets that were not… Read more »

A WWI letter home from Wyatt Smith

Photo courtesy of the Welty Collection, Berthoud Historical Society. – Following military service in World War I, Wyatt Smith returned to Berthoud and continued his life as a rancher and… Read more »

Mad dash in buggy failed to save hunter’s life

By Mark French The Surveyor Jack Hill, the topic of last week’s tale, was a well-known citizen during Colorado’s territorial days. While Hill made his living operating saloons in Golden… Read more »