How Early Denver Dealt With Its Garbage



F Street in 1864 referred to what later became 15th Street. Federal Boulevard was known as 'Boulevard F' before it became Federal.


This was FANTASTIC!! I just love reading about Denver history. So well documented with references and pictures. Can't wait to read another one!
Thank you!!


When I was a kid in the 1950's, I remember taking trash to the city dump with my father, but cannot remember where that was. Someplace southeast. Does anyone know?

Yes it was the Denver dump at Hampden Ave and east 6th Ave Hwy 30 it's now DADS ,, Denver Arapahoe Disposable Site the entrance was on E Quincy Ave maybe 3/4 mile on your left heading east you can see it if look hard don't drive by to fast .


My memories are that we burned our trash from a container in our backyard. Many of these containers have been removed, but from my walks, there are still an number in alleys.

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