Andrew Gulliford

The murals at Mama D’s: In Salida, wall art tells story of an era

SALIDA – Traveling around the West, when it’s mealtime I’ll eat anything – and I have. Friends tell me that I am blessed with an iron stomach and a tasteless palate. Perhaps.

I was in historic downtown Salida in search of that quintessential road food – a chili dog – when I discovered Mama...

Andrew Gulliford is a professor of Southwest Studies and History at Fort Lewis College. E-mail him at

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