Alpine, Colorado
Chaffee County - December 1, 1881

Established: October 26, 1874
Discontinued: June 30, 1904

Alpine, located along Chalk Creek at the base of Mount Princeton, was first a Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad construction camp as the line was being built over the Continental Divide on the way to Gunnison. In the early 1880's the town was a stop on the railroad. The town died when St. Elmo was built farther up the line.

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