REAL ESTATE: Down the Mountain

High in the Rocky Mountains, a giant tractor eased a six-room house along a steep, narrow road. As workmen loaded another house onto a huge steel trailer, a foreman shouted to the anxious bystanders, "Don't you worry, folks, the coffee you left behind will be a bit cooler when it gets there, but not a drop will be spilled."

In this way Climax, Colo.—one of the last of the West's oldtime company towns —last week began to leave its perch on the Continental Divide. Within two years, Climax's 206 one-family dwellings and ten...

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