Exploring the American West
Science, Nature, and the History of the American West
The Native Trees of Colorado A guide to all native trees of Colorado, with details for easy identification.
History of the Early West:
Biscuits, Crackers, and Hard Tack in Early America; The Journal of the Early Americas, January 2011.
Meriwether Lewis's Lead Powder Canisters; The Journal of the Early Americas, August 2012.Reader's Guide to the Mountain Men of the American West
Projects, and Traditional Wooden Boats
Good Recent Geology Books Recent years have seen many non-fiction books which make for as good reading as a novel. Here are a few about the Earth and its history.
Construction of Egyptian Old Kingdom Pyramids. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 1996, volume 6, issue 1, pp. 150-163.
In the 1990s archaeologists and engineers finally gained a basic understanding how the Egyptian pyramids were built. This is one key report.
The Design of Jules Verne's Submarine Nautilus; artist's impression
Designing a Sundial for Clock Time How you can design a sundial for any location, which gives clock time correct to a minute or two.
A Simple Brick Bake Oven for wood-fired baking.
The Boats of Swallows and Amazons: traditional sailing dinghies.
Photographer Wier a 19th Century Photographer in the 21st Century
Weather and Forecasts Online by the National Weather Service and other agencies: Boulder, Colorado, and U.S. weather and forecasts
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