Santa Fe Hotel

Santa Fe Hotel La Junta Colorado


Stock #: 39497
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: La Junta
State: Colorado (CO)
County: Otero
Publisher: Detroit Publishing Co.
Postmark: 1917
PM City: Lajunta&Albur
PM State: R.P.O
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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La Junta is one of the principal cities of the Arkansas valley and is in the heart of the beet sugar country. It is a division point on the Santa Fe Railway; the main line following closely the Old Santa Fe Trail to New Mexico and the Southwest; the diverging line running to Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Denver. A short distance west is the site of Bent's Fort, which was established in the "forties" and is famous in Western story, the recognized head of which afterwards became the first American governor of New Mexico.