by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — When Charles Hayden, Huerfano native, longtime attorney and sometime politician, wrote a
Drowned but not forgotten by Nancy Christofferson SOPRIS — If the old coal camp of Sopris were in existence today, it would be observing its 130th birthday. Sort of. The mine at Sopris actually began operations in November 1887, and the first coal was shipped the following January. It was owned by General Elbridge B.