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Flood of ’64 – “Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell”

—by O. J. Goldrick. First published on May 25th 1864 in “The Commonwealth”, six days after the Denver flood. Higher, broader, deeper, and swifter boiled the waves of water, as the mass of flood, freighted with treasure, trees, and live … Continue reading

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Pale Horse, Pale Rider

They walked out together into the fine fall day, scuffling bright ragged leaves under their feet, turning their faces up to a generous sky really blue and spotless. At the first corner they waited for a funeral to pass, the … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain News. 1859-2009

The first office of the Rocky Mountain News, 1859. Image courtesy of The Denver Public Library Western History Collection, photoswest.org.

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