History Twin Smoky Quartz CrystalsFlorissant 1891Divide DepotChief Ouray & ChipetaFlorissant School 1886Utes In CampMidland TrainTrain at Divide Depot Region A brief history of the Pikes Peak region. Indians The Tabeguache Utes and some of their culture. Geology Some of the unique treasures of the Pikes Peak area. Railroads History of some of the railroads that helped build the Pikes Peak area. Pikes Peak A bit of history on America’s most famous mountain. Mountain Men Trappers and Traders – the real pioneers of the Rocky Mountain West. Important Dates Highlights in the history of the Pikes Peak backcountry.