Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado

Red Rocks Amphitheater at 18300 W Alameda Parkway, Morrison, Colorado 80401, about 11 miles WSW of Denver. This was a massive five-year CCC project 1936-1941[1,2,3,4], with assistance from the WPA in 1939[1].
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  1. Red Rocks Amphitheater - Morrison County, Living New Deal, University of California at Berkeley, accessed 16 October 2021.
  2. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Wikipedia, accessed 16 October 2021.
  3. Building the Amphitheatre, Red Rocks History website, accessed 16 October 2021: "Company 1848, Camp SP-13-C, Mount Morrison, Colorado, consisted of approximately 155-200 members. Each member was paid $30 per month. $25 of that amount was sent directly to their families ... The amphitheatre project required them to remove 25,000 cubic yards of rock and dirt and used 90,000 square feet of flagstone, ten carloads of cement, 800 tons of quarried stone, and 30,000 pounds of reinforced steel ... 'this theatre is not a steam-shovel job, the work is being done by man-power'."
  4. CCC Records, Colorado State Archives, accessed 16 October 2021. Among its holdings: History of Company 1848, Camp SP-13-C, Morrison, Colo., which was in "History of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Colorado, Summer 1936"; Littleton District and Grand Junction District. Compiled by L.A. Gleyre and C.N. Allerger, Denver, Colorado. Western Newspaper Union.
  5. Historical plaque onsite.

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