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Re: 1929 UFO Photo?

From: Larry Hatch <larryhatch@sysmatrix.net>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 00:24:53 -0800
Fwd Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 16:15:08 -0500
Subject: Re: 1929 UFO Photo?

>From: Lan Fleming <lfleming5@houston.rr.com>
>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
>Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 09:59:24 -0600
>Subject: 1929 UFO Photo?

>I recently came across an interesting photograph of a UFO that
>is said to have been taken in 1929. The photo is at this URL:


>If genuine, it was taken 18 years before Arnold's sighting of
>craft shaped like "pie plates" in 1947. The potential
>significance of this is obvious.

>Does anyone on the list know anything about this photograph or
>has anyone physically examined it personally or interviewed its

>It seems to me that it wouldn't be too hard to determine whether
>or not the photograph is as old as it's supposed to be. If it's
>74 years old, the passage of time should have had a noticeable
>effect on the quality of the paper as well as the image, which
>certainly looks as faded as would be expected in the digital
>version. And if the photo is really that old, it would probably
>be very difficult for a contemporary hoaxer to add the object to
>it without leaving some noticeable traces of tampering.

Hi Lan:

Oooh! That's a goodie (presuming its genuine).

I had no record of it, never heard of it. Maybe it never got
into the literature aside from the web page.

There are lots of features called Ward in Colorado,
(dams, mines ..) but only one town, in Boulder
County: populated place
 Elevation (feet):   9160
 Estimated Population (2000): 169
 State:        Colorado
 County:        Boulder
 40:04:20N x 105:30:28W

Boulder county is North of Denver, not too far East of the
continental divide, mountain country.

I wonder if the fellow who submitted the old photo can be


- Larry