Colorado's tallest waterfall, almost 400 ft. located near Telluride..Telluride local L.L. Nunn joined forces with Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse and built the Ames Hydroelectric Generating Plant, the world's first commercial-grade alternating current power plant; seen at the top of the falls. The hydro-powered electrical generation plant supplied power to the Gold King Mine located 3.5 miles away. This was the first successful demonstration of long distance transmission of industrial-grade alternating current power. The invention sparked the "War of Currents" between the Westinghouse Electric Corporation and the General Electric Company headed by Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan.