Berwind, Delagua, Ludlow, Morley, Primero, Segundo, Tabasco, Tercio
One of the older coal camps, established about 1888 by the Colorado Coal & Iron Co and was named for the current president of the CF & I Company, Edward J. Berwind.
1893 - Colorado Coal & Iron merged with Colorado Fuel and Iron Co. Berwind's mine became Mine #3. Its first superintendent was David Muer who was later replaced by John Jennings.
1901 - The mines employed a total of 393 men.
1902 - In September, the Corwin School opened to serve residents of both Berwind and Tabasco, just a mile apart from each other. Elsie Albert was the first teacher, and was followed by a Miss Armstrong.
1904 - A new mine operated by Cedar Hill Coal and Coke Co opened by the Cedar Hill Coal & Coke Co opened in February.
The General Store was owned by John Aeillo. It was called Aeillo and Company,
While the two towns shared the school, they each had their own postal station.
Dr. A.L. Trout was the Company surgeon in those days.
Berwind was located in the west central part of Las Animas County, about 17 miles NW of Trinidad, along the Colorado and Southeastern Railroad lines.
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1911 - Ludlow first appears in the Colorado State Business Directory.
Approximately 50 people lived in the town.
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