From "Colorado: A Historical Atlas."

(Courtesy University of Oklahoma Press)

Did you know that Monarch Ski Area and the old Stapleton Airport in Denver were New Deal projects? That was news to Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner -- and maybe to a lot of other folks as well. We heard about it today when "Dr. Colorado," Tom Noel, talked about the latest edition of "Colorado: A Historical Atlas." Check out some other historical trivia here.