Category Archives: Museums

Argo Mill and Tunnel

The Argo Mill operated from 1913-1943, milling gold brought in from mines in the region. The tunnel was bored straight back into the hillside for four+ miles and connected along the way with several of the mines. The ore was … Continue reading

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US Olympic Museum and America the Beautiful Park

The US Olympic Museum, near downtown Colorado Springs, just opened last year. It wasn’t on my radar, but my boss chose it as a destination for a department outing. The building it’s in is rather ugly, in my opinion, like … Continue reading

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Sasquatch Outpost

We drove up into the mountains west of Denver to the tiny town of Bailey. We planned to buy a hot dog at Coney Island Boardwalk, the hot dog-shaped diner I ate at last summer, but it was closed—and it … Continue reading

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National Museum of World War II Aviation

I hadn’t visited the museum, right here in Colorado Springs, before because a new building was under construction. I finally made it on a breezy, rainy Saturday. I stayed about 3 hours. There are 20 or so planes in three … Continue reading

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Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

As the summer weather heats up and birding in the middle of the day becomes less inviting, I look for other things to explore. Like this museum. I wasn’t expecting much because, well … Pueblo. The museum consists of two … Continue reading

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