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Old 10-31-2012, 09:54 AM   #111 (permalink)
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I just spent the past two hours looking at these.
Incredibly impressive and enjoyable.

The images with the old overlain on the new are really neat. Kind of haunting and ghostly. It's like the folks from 100 years ago are still there.

Thanks for doing this.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:58 PM   #112 (permalink)
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Absolutely love your work, Steve. The boys attire at the schoolhouse( coveralls) is indicative of if you weren't schoolin, you were farmin.
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Old 10-31-2012, 02:24 PM   #113 (permalink)
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Once again, Steve, there are no words. Outstanding work, man.

OutSTANDing.
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:11 PM   #114 (permalink)
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I've said it a million times and ill say it again. These are awesome!! I love seeing them!
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Old 11-01-2012, 11:44 AM   #115 (permalink)
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This is my house, originally built 1865:
My wife and I brought it as a fixer-up in 1999:
8 years work and my retirment $$$ gone we have this on 66 acres.
Beautiful home. In Colorado that would be one of the oldest homes in the state!
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:08 PM   #116 (permalink)
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Everyone... thanks. It isn't that this is a consuming thing. Maybe once or twice a month I'll stir in a pause, or an explore as part of the ride. See if I can line things up. Sometimes I can't.

About six weeks ago I pulled over at Dumont, an exit off of I-70 west of Denver. Most of this old mining community has been swept up. If it wasn't for the backdrop of hills and slopes, I probably wouldn't have found where the photographer stood a century ago!

From 110 years ago. The old main street...


is today's frontage road alongside Interstate 70 (behind me)...


Turning the other direction, towards the south, the Dumont General Store, with the train depot in the background...


Today, a relocated Clear Creek alongside a sunken interstate, along with more forested fur on hilly slopes... yeah, a bit of a change...
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:57 AM   #117 (permalink)
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I'm loving it Steve. I have guys in the office stop to look at these. Amazing stuff.
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:12 PM   #118 (permalink)
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Nice job Steve. How's about Tin Cup? I may have missed it.
I have been out to Colorado twice on a bike and I believe it would take two weeks to see as much as I would like.
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Old 11-05-2012, 10:17 AM   #119 (permalink)
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Those are some awesome pictures.
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:42 PM   #120 (permalink)
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I love the pictures, keep'em comming when you find them. Thanks.
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