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Weird Photo Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Who's real and who's wax? 

Some waxy figures for Weird Photo Wednesday. Maybe even a bit wooden!

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Crazy costumes and some pigs!

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have some folks with crazy costumes, missing teeth, and three pigs. The pigs are the only normal things in this photograph!

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Can you imagine all the eyes looking at you in the dark? 

Think, during the night, all these stuffed heads looking down at you. Kind of like a spooky haunted movie set.

The Western History/Genealogy Department selling its art?

The Western History/Genealogy Department selling its art?

The Western History/Genealogy Department selling its art? No, not really.  

The Denver Public Library’s Western History/Genealogy Department has a significant collection of Western art.

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Royal Mail Ship Titanic 

While not as weird a photo today, for our Weird Photo Wednesday, this medal carries significance since the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is upon us.

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Mama said, don't paint the babies!

I thought Mama said to Daddy, for the third time now, stop painting clothes on the babies! Now that your mining claim is bringing in money, we can afford clothes for the babies.

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Boom! 

For today's Weird Photo Wednesday we have a very loud photograph. You can almost hear the boom of the tank gun.

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

We want to wish everyone a happy St. Patrick's Day for Weird Photo Wednesday. Party responsibly or you may wind up dressed like these two!

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Apple anounces the new iPad 3! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have a photo of the new Apple iPad 3. Well, maybe the lastest Android tablet! Just kidding all you Android fans.