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Weird Photo Wednesday, June 1

Weird Photo Wednesday, June 1

Burros and music make for a weird photo!

Who knew burros were called Rocky Mountain canaries? Did the music calm the burros or just irritate them? I guess we'll never know!

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 25

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 25

It's Wednesday, time for our Weird Photo!

Lady Gaga and Boy George don't have anything on these strange actors! The one on the right is pretty creepy!

On This Day in Denver, 1864

Photo of Denver flood, 1864

Tired of the rain in Denver lately? This image puts an interesting perspective on the recent weather we've been having.

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 18

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 18

Weird Photo Wednesday May 18th!

There's nothing more wholesome than a boy and his dog...er...turkey?! For information about this photograph, click here.

The Original King of the Cowboys!

The Original King of the Cowboys!

Buck Taylor riding high in the saddle!

Levi "Buck" Taylor (1857-1924) as he was known to his friends and "King of the Cowboys" to the people who watched him perform in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Shows was a staple in B

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 11

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 11

It's time for Weird Photo Wednesday! 

Get your fix of our weird photo for Wednesday, May 11th. Could this guy have auditioned for the role of the lion in the Wizard of Oz?

Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5th. We have several photographs which highlight Cinco de Mayo. 

Photochrom

Sunrise from Pike's Peak, William Henry Jackson
The Paint Pot, Yellowstone National Park, William Henry Jackson
Union Depot, Denver, Cyanotype

Have you ever seen a photochrom?

Western History & Genealogy is home to thousands of beautiful photographs, negatives, and prints.

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 4

Weird Photo Wednesday, May 4

Time for Weird Photo Wednesday!

It's time again for Weird Photo Wednesday! But this time we're giving away a great prize.

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 27

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 27

Another Wednesday, another strange, unusual and weird photo

Our staff really likes this photo. It brings a lot of chuckles and funny comments.