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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.

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Don't look down!

Today's Weird Photo Wednesday is a scary view of Hoover Dam. Here we have a historical photograph with a unique viewpoint.

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Rub-a-dub-dub

One man in a tub. A rooftop tub even. The question you may want to ask is how did he get the water up there? And is it warm enough? He does have a fabulous view of downtown Denver though!

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Up, Up and Away and Goodbye!

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have a view of men struggling to either launch this weird balloon, or keep to it down to earth.

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Naughty, Naughty!

These two are posing, possibly up to no good? Today's Weird Photo Wednesday brings you two clown actors posing for Mr. Harry Rhoads. Make sure to zoom in to see more details. You can see Mr.