(“Jerry Olson and his Trained Buffalo” by Stewarts Commercial Photographers, 1956. Copyright Pikes Peak Library District, courtesy of Special Collections. Image Number: 013-1126.)

Older man identifed as LaRue Olson riding trained buffalo into the back of a pickup truck in downtown Colorado Springs. Buffalo is wearing a saddle blanket with “Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo” on it.

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