Western History & Genealogy Blog

Photographs

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Welcome to the Land of Giants!

Even this small girl looks big in this Tiny Town!

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

I wouldn't ride them if I were you! 

An ostrich can be a mean bird.

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

You sure this isn't the drive-thru?

 

I was following the directional drive through arrows, and then I guess I kind of got lost?

Jack Dempsey: Colorado's Heavyweight Boxing Champion

Jack Dempsey and Estelle Taylor at Denver's Union Station
Jack Dempsey's Manassa, Colorado home
Montrose, Colorado around 1890

Did you know that World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey, the “Manassa Mauler,” was born in Manassa but also lived in many other Colorado towns?

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

What, they couldn't get the locomotive all the way to the top? 

Such a short walk to the summit of the peak, but maybe just a few more feet of track and railroad ties, and you'd have a train to the top of the world!

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Magic incantation! 

In today's Weird Photo Wednesday, we see a magician mixing steel, iron and golden sunshine to come up with a bewitching product.

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Baby Time! 

Now we're just missing Father Time. This photo goes well with the New Year. Perhaps we'll see a photo of Father Time at the end of the Year! Zoom in and see the unique gargoyles on the clock.

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Is it a bird, is it a plane...?

Check out this weird contraption. Would you board this machine? Gray Goose Airways was probably not a major carrier of passengers or freight.

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Just a normal day at the office! 

In this photograph a young lady looks like she's packing bullets for the war effort.