Colorado: Yesterday & Today

~ By Grant Collier & Joseph Collier ~
Colorado: Yesterday & Today

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Price for signed copy: $19.95
Book Size: 256 pages, paperback
Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"
ISBN: 9781935694038
Publication Date: May, 2011 (paperback edition)

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When Joseph Collier left Scotland bound for Central City, Colorado in 1871, it was unclear whether the young immigrant would make much of a name for himself. However, through hard work and perseverance, Collier developed a reputation as one of the state's preeminent pioneer photographers.

Now, over a century later, Grant Collier has literally followed in the footsteps of his great-great-grandfather. Grant has traveled across Colorado taking photographs from precisely the same spots where Joseph Collier captured his images. These photographs are presented for the first time in Colorado: Yesterday & Today.


One of "the best books of the year." - Rocky Mountain News.

"Collier's book is considerably more interesting than John Fielder's as a result of the familial tie." - Mike Daniels, The Mountain Connection

"I have collected a number of books over the years addressing Colorado by David Muench and other gifted authors and photographers. I have found no book as impressive and as well crafted as Colorado: Yesterday & Today." - Steve Rawlings, customer

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Sample photos from book:

Telluride, Colorado

historic Telluride     Telluride Today

Georgetown Loop

Historic Georgetown Loop     Georgetown Loop Bridge

Animas Forks, Colorado

Historic Animas Forks     Animas Forks Ghost Town

Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods     Garden of the Gods, Gateway Rocks

Golden, Colorado

Golden, Colorado History     Golden, Colorado

Boulder Falls

Boulder Falls     Boulder Falls, Colorado

Brown Palace Hotel

Brown Palace Hotel     Brown Palace, Denver

Hancock, Colorado

Historic Hancock, Colorado     Hancock Ghost Town

Central City, Colorado

Central City after fire of 1874     Central City Today