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The Flood of 1965

— photos and text by Dennis Bauer In the evening of June 16,1965, a wall of water described by some as 15 feet high roared down the South Platte River, the result of extremely severe thunderstorms many miles south of … Continue reading

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Denver traffic, 1959

The Story of Denver traffic—100,000 cars in 1945 and 200,000-plus today In Denver in the early Twentieth Century water wagons to keep down the dust were an institution. In the 1930’s road oil was sprayed on many streets to keep … Continue reading

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