Hickenlooper hikes Horn Ranch

29th August, 2016 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — John Hickenlooper isn’t just the Colorado Governor, he’s also a recovering geologist. Taking in the Eagle Valley Trail on Monday, Hickenlooper relapsed back into geologist mode when he got near the old Wolcott quarry, explaining to local officials how the sandstone harvested from that site which was used on the Brown Palace has not eroded as fast as other sandstone specimens from around the state due to porosity and permeability factors. “Cheesman Park, the Molly Brown House, a lot of those places have seen tremendous degradation in the sandstone, but not the Brown Palace,” Hickenlooper said. Also …

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