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n the midst of the destruction at the Flying W Ranch one building remains completely intact, Marian's Library. Here is a photo of Marian's taken yesterday afternoon. ~~~FWR

Pastor Scott Vaughn poses with the Church bell from the Flying W site. The bell was recovered yesterday in the remains of the "Little Church on the Ranch".

Russ Wolfe, the owner of the Flying W Ranch. Still comes up every day to run the herd and water plants at 87 years old.

1893 Geological Party on its way to map the mining districts.

Rocky Mountain Locust The grasshoppers showed up around the middle of April to May and stay around for four months eating everything in sight estimated 10 to 100 acres a day. It got so bad in 1885 that the governor of Colorado went to congress for help and got none, in 1899 it was the worse it had ever been more like a plague.

John Hays home sold in Crystal Park in 1908.

Ladies in front of Balance Rock in 1880.

Colorado Springs Ski Broadmoor (1964) View from inside Winter House at Ski Broadmoor up the slope with skiers. People inside the building are ea

American Cowboy Magazine ranks the Flying W Ranch and the Chuckwagon Association of the West Jamboree in September as the Editors Pick for things to do in 2012. Pick up your copy of American Cowboy Magazine at Barnes and Noble today

Helen Hunt, the famous poet who earned $575 in a single fortnight. (Fortnight = 14 days)

35 homes on fire in Mt. Shadows and Flying W Ranch was burned.

Broadmoor Hotel ~ Colorado Springs Colorado ~ 1965

The Big House, Spring Valley, Illinois

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The Infinity Room, which stretches out over the valley. House on the Rock, outside Spring Green, Wisconsin, USA

Green Bridge over Illinois River, Illinois

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