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Buffalo Bill

Denver’s Albany Hotel (1885-1976)

Exterior of the Albany Hotel by William Henry Jackson, undated. WHJ-10343.
Albany Hotel menu cover showing the exterior of the hotel after Burnham Hoyt's renovations, 1946. WH1590
New Year's Day menu at the Albany Hotel, 1891. WH1590

A Denver Hotel Built On A Croquet Field, Demolished For An Office Building

In 1882, architect E. P.

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Bow wow wow, yippie yo, yippie yay! Or, good boy, sit!

Hey, horses aren't dogs, but these cute creatures sure do act like them! How do you get a horse to sit like that?

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

It takes two handlers to move me!

Custom clothes, custom handlers, all you can eat buffet, living the life! A movie star? Nope!

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Aren't you supposed to ride the horse when you're shooting?

It looks like someone didn't get the memo. I guess you can shoot better when the horse is not moving.

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Oh, my aching head! 

This week we have some performers from the Buffalo Bill Wild West show. How in the world all of those people got on top of the man's arms and head is beyond me, but they managed!

Buffalo Bill: A Life of Controversy

Colorado Authors Series: Steve Friesen
Sunday, June 12, 2 p.m.
Schelssman Family Branch

Mr.