something different from the landscapes, but also from Colorado. Delta, Colorado is known as the city of murals. I saw at least 7 different ones just from the road. This one is particularly striking as the city created a small park in front of it for people to sit and enjoy the wall scene. The real street is to the left of this mural.
Delta, Colorado is part of the Western slope of the Rockie Mountains. It has a populatin of about 9,000 people and is at the 5,000 ft. elevation level. Delta was built as a trading post for the Ute Indian tribe and early settlers. Fort Uncompahgre was built in 1828. The town is in the Uncompagre Forest. Uncompagre is an Ute Indian name meaning 'the water (river) made red'.
The town was named because of its location on the delta, where the Gunnison River and the Uncompahgre River intersect.
The murals were created from an urban renewal project begun in 1986.
There are murals in all scattered around the town.
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Nicou (131526) 2013-10-14 7:17
quelle iamge et compo superbe vue quel dessin sur ce bâtiment fantastique et ces couleur avec les personnages et l'angle sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitié
abmdsudi (47672) 2013-10-28 8:07
Thks to the infor notes, you certainly found some very interesting bright, bold and cheerful street art, a real eyecatcher and actually very pleasing in wonderful vibrant colours. This certainly brighten the place up and credit to such artistic people and art lovers! Great capture in every way - colour, comp, content and interest. Well done, tfs
- Copyright: Karen Abel (kabel) (1906)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-29
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: Nikon D 7000 Digital SLR, 18-105 mm f3.5-5.6 DX VR Nikkor
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/125 seconds
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- Date Submitted: 2013-10-13 12:22