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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.

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.

The Cog Railway passed this log-cabin lodge along it's route to the summit of Pike's Peak. It appears that the lodge also offered lunch, coffee and lemonade. Note the menu board sat upon the rock- most likely facing the railway tracks. 1909