Mile 546: Devil’s Dive

Just past Mile 546 is Devil’s Dive, a spot on the South Platte River where “[t]he hill was so steep here that stage coaches had to slow down to climb it. The passengers would get out and walk. That’s when the outlaws would swoop down from the river and hold them up.”

[N.B. More info online at hmdb.org/m.asp?m=79877]