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Weird Photo Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Baby Time! 

Now we're just missing Father Time. This photo goes well with the New Year. Perhaps we'll see a photo of Father Time at the end of the Year! Zoom in and see the unique gargoyles on the clock.

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Is it a bird, is it a plane...?

Check out this weird contraption. Would you board this machine? Gray Goose Airways was probably not a major carrier of passengers or freight.

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Just a normal day at the office! 

In this photograph a young lady looks like she's packing bullets for the war effort.

Weird Photo Wednesday, 12/12/12!

Weird Photo Wednesday, 12/12/12!

Join the Brotherhood for 12/12/12! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday on 12/12/12 we have the headdress and throne of a very strange occult group, the Brotherhood of the White Temple, who met in 1953.

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Wild Carnival Ride?

How about this wild ride? It looks like a scary carnival ride, but these guys don't look worried as they ride a bucket scoop on a crane.

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Rub-a-dub-dub, two men in a tub!

For today's Weird Photo Wednesday we have some unusual hijinks going on with the Roundup Riders of the Rockies.

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Watch out!

Today's photo shows a unique ship launch. I'm sure the men who launched the ship were hoping that it only goes in one direction, and that's into the water!

Weird Photo Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Tide fresh, but this may be a bit overboard!

Today's Weird Photo Wednesday photo shows a lot of things hanging from balconies.

Weird Photo Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Not the trendy Larimer street of today!

Today's Weird Photo Wednesday gives a view of what Larimer street once was, a part of Denver's skid row.

Weird Photo Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

What were these parents thinking?

Looks like baby is posing for a baby studio portrait. I don't think I'd be too happy as being portrayed as a floating baby lost at sea. Maybe it was the thing in the late 1800s.