National Geographic : 1932 Jul
AMONG THE PEAKS AND PARKS OF THE ROCKIES BEAVERS BUILD IN COLORADO TO-DAY AS IN KIT CARSON'S TIME Half a century before gold drew its thousands to the Pikes Peak Diggings, beaver pelts lured a handful of adventurous "Mountain Men" to the Rockies. But the world did not learn of the hidden beauties of the mountains from these close-mouthed adventurers, who guarded jealously the sources of their furs. In the background is the Mummy Range. ) National Geographic Society Natural Color Photographs by Fred Payne Clatworthy MULTIHUED TROUT TEEM IN THE MOUNTAIN STREAMS Colorado has one of the largest and best organized fish propagating services among the States. Fifteen hatcheries, fed by pure spring water, have an ultimate capacity of 75 million eggs. Between 25 and 30 million young fish have been planted yearly during the past five years in 6,000 miles of trout streams and lakes.