Manitou Springs Casket Races

A few years ago a dead lady washed up on main street. Manitou Springs turned it into a celebration. NOT to be confused with the OTHER town in Colorado where they found a frozen dead guy in a Tuff Shed and turned THAT into a festival. Big difference. (And no, I am not making any of this up.


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At the hotel, special thanks to the Red Wing Motel in Manitou Springs for an AWESOME stay. I highly recommend their establishment if you are in town.

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The view from the roof

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Troys hearse

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Demons hearse

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Art and his families hearse

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Gary and Art from the Pikes Peak Hearse Association

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Pikes Peak Hearse Association

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The parade starts

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FYI, yes, there are going to be an ass ton of pictures of Alexi and the girls. This is because I was the photographer and if I am in charge of taking pictures I am going to be completely biased when there are women in tight clothing around. Any complaints? Direct them to your local monastary. 

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Desiree and Chelsea

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Rob is afraid of heights and only agreed to get on the hearse if I personally helped him down, which I graciously did, but I did turn down his request to spoon afterwards.

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My money is on the kid.

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Threatening children, it's just one of our many services.

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Tyler driving Alexi since Rob didn't decide to show up until after the race. Not that I am holding it against him or mentioning it incessantly at every opportunity after the fact.

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Meanwhile at the pirate hearse.

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The Blue Pearl

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Three white hearses, we have that...

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Garys ride!

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I don't know what the hell this is, but I submit that we immediately commence with plans to kill it with more fire.

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Chris and Sandy

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Norm and Kristina

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