FLYING W RANCH REMEMBERED

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On June 25, 2011 I photographed Jenny and James’ rehearsal dinner at Flying W Ranch. Their wedding was at the Garden of the Gods Club the following day and they picked the Flying W for their rehearsal dinner because they wanted to do something that was uniquely Colorado Springs and uniquely Western. Here are some of the pictures from that summer night, one year ago,

An Evening at Flying W Ranch

at Flying W Ranch. The ranch sat against the mountains that burned in the Waldo Canyon Fire, tucked away in a lush canyon of pine trees and gamble oak. Continuously operated since 1953, it entertained hundreds of thousands of visitors to Colorado Springs serving up a healthy dose of dry cowboy wit

An Evening at Flying W Ranch

along with a chuckwagon dinner and performance by the Flying W Wranglers; real cowboy maestros. As you can see from these pictures, it wasn’t just the place, but also the people that made Flying W Ranch a Colorado Springs landmark. — Sean

 

 

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