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Weird Photo Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

A heck of a lot of string and time!

Weird Photo Wednesday brings you Colorado's, if not the world's, biggest shoe string ball.

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Sinkholes, tunnels and caves, oh my!

Recently, a sinkhole developed outside of Leadville, Colorado.

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Now how did I get out of the car?

Someone must have had some fast reflexes to get out of the way of the wood spear! Looks like lots of onlookers for this freaky and strange accident. I'm sure we can all make up some great stories!

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Never cry over spilled milk!

We've all encountered messes in our life. Here we have a young woman cleaning up after her mess. And it truly is a mess!

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

I get dizzy looking up, much less looking down!

Climb up with these fire fighters and you will most likely enjoy a spectacular view. But don't look down, especially if you have a fear of heights!

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

The grim reaper has a smile!

Does our lovely lady know who will be in the chamber after her?

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

When it melts, it's gone! 

Comfortable (with a warm coat) and cozy in winter, but just a puddle in the summer. It was probably a very beautiful sight to see at night, illuminated by lights.

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

A Wormy Beauty Contest! 

All things are beautiful, even worms! Here we have a judge looking to see which worm is the fattest, tastiest and most splendiferous for Colorado's fish.

Protecting Our Materials

Protecting Our Materials

Disaster Planning!

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Coal is still king! 

For today's Weird Photo Wednesday we have a monument praising coal!