"Producer to Consumer" by Stan Payne, July 17, 1951. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-10590.

Caption under photo: “Despite the constant use of automatic milking machines, Merle Gilliland, herdsman at the Sinton Dairy Farm south of Colorado Springs, proved he hasn’t lost his touch at milking as he gave Gerald Smith some direct service Tuesday during a visit by the YMCA Adventurers club. Watching the feat are Jimmy Cannell (left) and James McCormick. The Adventurers club is set up to conduct the summer phase of the YMCA’s year-around program for boys 8 to 14 years old. Various point of interest in the Pikes Peak Region are visited.” Photo appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph on July 18, 1951, page 11.

Click HERE to browse more historical images from the Pikes Peak Region at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Digital Photo Archive.


Comments are closed.


October 22, 2016 | NPR · Comedian and Ohio native Mike Polk Jr. talks about the feelings of a Cleveland sports fan on the possibility of the city’s second major sports championship following a 52-year title drought.

October 22, 2016 | NCPR-WUNC · Flooding from Hurricane Matthew wrecked hundreds of homes in Princeville, N.C. It’s the second time the town has flooded in 20 years. Now residents debate whether to rebuild or just relocate.

October 22, 2016 | NPR · Former EPA official Dru Ealons, Mario Loyola of National Review, and NPR editor Ammad Omar discuss the presidential campaigns, Wonder Woman at the U.N., and NFL touchdown celebrations.

Arts & Life

Getty Images
October 22, 2016 | NPR · Ernest Hemingway’s masterful first novel came out 90 years ago today; the story of aimless American expatriates drinking, fighting and falling in and out of love is regarded as one of his best works.

October 22, 2016 | NPR · We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We’ll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

October 22, 2016 | NPR · Anne Carson’s book of poems come in a clear plastic box where they ‘float,’ which is also the title of her new collection. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with the poet about her work.


John Heyn
October 22, 2016 | NPR · Shot outside an arena in suburban Maryland hosting a Judas Priest and Dokken double bill, the short documentary captured something vital about its moment in music history.

October 22, 2016 | NPR · After suffering a stroke three years ago, Randy Travis had to learn to walk and talk again. This week he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, where he stood onstage and sang.

Courtesy of the artist
October 22, 2016 | NPR · The last surviving Bee Gee has released his first album in more than 30 years. In The Now is colored by the loss of Gibb’s mother and brothers, but he says it’s also about “the idea of having fun.”

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac