Had to be 20 years ago, maybe then some, I ran the iconic photo from the early 1970s, the longshot down Colorado Avenue, above the fold on Page One of The Telluride Daily Planet: dirty Fords and battered pickups, every one of them with a Colorado license plate.

Below the fold, the same shot taken in the mid-1990s: new Range Rovers, sparkling clean, had replaced the old pickups — license plates from half-a-dozen different states. “A New Day Dawns in God’s High Hometown” might have been the caption — or something.

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