Western History & Genealogy Blog

Western History Collection

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Don't lean back! 

A line up of beautiful women on the Denver skyline! Let's hope a gust of wind doesn't turn up. Notice all of the smoke in the sky. Denver even then had problems with the brown cloud.

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Come on down to the Pig Parlor! 

How restaurant names have changed! Where the Pig Parlor used to be the place to go in Denver, we now have Rootdown, Linger, Sushi Den and so much more.

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

What's the slide rule for? 

That's the key question for today's Weird Photo Wednesday. There's a story behind every photo, but we may really have to guess at this one.

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!

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Pensive Santa

For this edition of Weird Photo Wednesday we have a photo of a miner, but if you use your imagination you may think you were looking at a beautiful old photograph of Santa reviewing his list a

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Is this your Knight in shining armor? 

Or perhaps a Trojan Horse? Today's Weird Photo Wednesday for December 14th, shows a unique statue during an early part of Denver's history. Notice the size of the car in relationship to the horse.

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Can you see me now? 

Oh, there are so many funny captions that can go with our Weird Photo Wednesday photo for December 7th. We can see you! Wait, let me get my glasses! I've got my eyes on you!

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Get your paper right here! Read all about it, Invasion USA!! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have Invasion USA. Is it real? Or is it just a movie? You decide! With all of the unique and strange things in this photo, there's a smorgasbord of interesting items.

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011.

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011.

Happy Thanksgiving! 

Turkeys galore! For Weird Photo Wednesday we have more turkeys than anyone could ever wish for. Some even fancy dressed! Imagine, a turkey in a formal!

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Your own personal trumpet player! 

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have someone with their own personal trumpet player. Though a lot heavier than a boom box or even an MP3 player.