Birth Year (-Died Year)
Colorado Springs, CO
Author - Editor, Colorado Midland Quarterly since 1980
A Colorado Springs native, Mel McFarland is active in local history pursuits and has worked with newspapers, schools, and historical sources in preserving local railroad history.
MAT, University of Southern Colorado, 1977 - Bachelor of Science, University of Southern Colorado, 1971
Local Authors Genres
Midland Route: A Colorado Midland Guide and Data Book (Colorado Railroad Museum…
Colorado Midland Guide (CMQ, Colorado Springs, CO, 1985)
Midland Route: A Colorado Midland Guide and Data Book (Old Colorado City Histor…
Newspaper colums for the Fountain Valley News, Westside Pioneer, Courier View
Published Works Book Jackets
Fountain Valley Historical Society - Old Colorado City Historical Society - Ute Pass Historical Society - Colorado Midland Railway Historical Society - Pikes Peak Posse Westerners International - Rocky Mountain Railroad Club - Colorado Midland Chapter National Railway Historical Society
Mel does presentations on Colorado Springs history, local railroad history, and related subjects.