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Western Colorado’s Trains & Railroad Workers of Yesteryear [VIDEO]

Here's another video consisting of Robert Grant photos of Western Colorado from the 1940's and 1950's. Today's subject matter features trains and the men and women who made them run. No doubt you'll remember some of the trains, from Engine 318 to the Zephyr. Watch closely, there's a chance you might even see someone you recognize.

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Western Colorado’s Automobiles From the 1940′s and 50′s [VIDEO]

Enjoy a video showcasing Western Colorado's fascination with the American fixation we call the automobile. Dates on these Robert Grant photographs range from the 1940's through the 1950's.

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Do You Remember When Western Colorado’s Bridges Weren’t So Good? [PHOTOS]

How would you like to walk home from school and have to cross a bridge straight out of an Indiana Jones movie? Death looms at every turn. Well, there was a time when the bridges in Western Colorado weren't quite as nice as they are today.

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Robert Grant

Western Colorado Marching Bands of Yesteryear – Throwback Thursday [PHOTOS]

High School marching bands have been around since dirt. Western Colorado has historically had some of the best. Take a little stroll through Throwback Thursday and enjoy a few shots of Western Colorado marching bands from yesteryear.

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Last Remnants of Snow on Western Colorado’s Audubon Trail

With recent temperatures hitting well into the 50's, only a few remnants of snow remain on Grand Junction's Audubon Trail. Where there was snow barely a week ago, you will now find freshly planted seedlings.

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Western Colorado Signs From Yesteryear [PICTURES]

The art of creative signage has come a long way in the last 70 years. Take a look back at the days of more modest "big advertising" with some memorable Grand Junction landmarks.

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Waylon Jordan

What is Your Favorite Grand Valley Trail to Hike in Snowy Conditions? [POLL]

When Mother Nature dumps a ton of snow on the Grand Valley, some of the more popular trails tend to become a bit soggy and difficult to walk. When weather gets crummy, what's the best local trail to hike?

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Western Colorado Deep Snow of Yesteryear [PHOTOS]

Today's snowfall created its fair share of difficulties for residents of Western Colorado. Imagine dealing with similar conditions in the days before 4-wheel drive and snow blowers. Enjoy some of Daily Sentinel photographer Bob Grant's images of Western Colorado from 1947 to 1949.

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Western Colorado’s Live Music for New Year’s Eve [LIST]

Listen and dig! Your favorite Western Colorado musicians are gearing up for the biggest night of the year for live music, and we have the list of times and places. Take a moment to peruse our list

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Western Colorado Snowstorms Blowing in From the Past

Those who have lived in Western Colorado for only a few years probably figure the area to be free of harsh Winters and heavy snowfall.  However, speaking as someone whose family has lived here for generations, it does in fact snow, sometimes even a bunch, in Western Colorado. Snowfall for the month of November in Grand Junction averages 2.8 inches. The highest snowfall measured in a single day in November was 4.6 inches on November 26, 1983.

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