"VW - Colorado Springs" by Myron Wood, September 1982. Copyright Pikes Peak Library District, courtesy of Special Collections. Image Number: 002-2617.

Top view of Volkswagen with scene of car in mountain field with trees behind painted on top of hood.

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2 Responses to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 1/13/12: VW – Colorado Springs

  1. Lonnie says:

    Am I the only one who sees a reflection of a good-looking girl in the windshield?

  2. nils wikner says:

    In your photo archives, would you have any old photos of Curly’s Tavern on S. Tejon? I t was located, I believe, in the same block as the old library annex and close to an old
    Catholic church, on the east side of the street.
    Thanks for checking.


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