Yes, you got it. G is for Golden. The high school seniors would re-paint it
The city stopped that a while ago so it has faded a bit.
My wife and I used to joke that the "M" was for mountain in case the locals
forgot what to call it.
Thanks for the comments on this image.
And I neglected to thank the pioneers(Max Lyons, the Xrez guys, several
others who I don't know but I'm sure helped, etc...)
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Riley" <johnriley@...>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 4:57 PM
Subject: Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: First-ok second high res partial
> On Jan 7, 2008, at 3:25 PM, jasonwalp wrote:
>> only when I zoomed in and saw the "M" did I
>> know for certain you were in Golden! I went to college at the School
>> of Mines, and so that view is ingrained in my memory. Great photo!
> Hmm, I didn't find the "M", but when I first looked I did see the
> giant "G" painted on one of the table-looking mountains. It reminded
> me of college at Furman, where the mountain next to campus had a
> giant "K A" on a patch of bare rock (painted by the kappa alpha
> frat.) I guess the G is for Golden?
> John Riley
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