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Pueblo, CO

Pueblo, CO

Biking in Pueblo, CO

  • Author: mike2013
  • Date Posted: July 18, 2013
  • Category: ,
  • Address: Pueblo, CO

Some tidbits on Pueblo……

Pueblo, CO (pop. 104,000) is located 43 miles south of Colorado Springs on I-25. The area is considered to be semi-arid desert land. It is one of the largest steel-producing cities in the United States; because of this Pueblo is referred to as the “Steel City”.

Until a series of major floods culminated in the Great Flood of 1921, Pueblo was considered the ‘Saddle-Making capital of the World’.  This flood devasted roughly one-third of Pueblo’s downtown businesses, along with a substantial number of buildings. Pueblo has long struggled to come to grips with this loss, and has only recently begun a resurgence in growth. When I stopped by Shamrock Brewing Company, it was located in the old downtown, which is now very impressive as it’s been completely revitalized. Pueblo is coming back.

Here’s the down and dirty on Breckenridge and Shamrock Brewing Companies (click here)