"Pikes Peak Auto Highway," photographer unknown, 1916. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 001-5521.

People sit in open car on dirt road admiring view of sheer drop-off. Twisted trees are in foreground. Photo identified on back as Pikes Peak Auto Highway, with note reading “Above Glen Cove going into Elk’s Park. 1916 – early summer. Just after Auto highway was first opened.”

Click HERE to browse more historic images of the Pikes Peak Region at the PPLD’s Digital Photo Archive.


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