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Monsters in Albuquerque!!

We've taken old pictures of Albuquerque....and mixed in TWO pictures of characters from Monsters University. Find the two pictures and email the numbers to tony@1003thepeak.com (along with your name and phone number). We will pick three random winners at Noon

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    The Duke City from the air
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    Albuquerque in 1956
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    Looking at downtown
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    Central and 4th St, looking East
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    4th St looking South. This is where 4th is now closed off, and is a pedestrian only area
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    Gold Ave looking West
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    The Franciscan Hotel....torn down in the early 1970's
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    Another aerial of downtown....how many of the buildings are still there?
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    Looking towards the Sandia Mountains
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    The Sunport before they built the parking garage
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    Looking West at downtown, with the Alvarado Hotel in the foreground
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    Old Albuquerque High School
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    Another view of old Albuquerque High School. Now ABQ Lofts
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    Looking west down Central Ave at San Mateo. Bank of the West building on the right
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    Looking east down Central Ave. Down on the right is the Octopus car wash.
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    Looking east towards Carlisle from Cental. That KFC is now Ragin Shrimp.
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    The Alvarado Hotel. The city of Albuquerque tore it down in the early 70's, and then rebuilt a building to look just like it in the early 2000's
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    The Alvarado Hotel
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    The courtyard of the Alvarado Hotel
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    The Santa Fe train depot, next to the Alvarado Hotel. This building was destroyed in a fire in the early 90's
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    The Santa Fe train depot and Alvarado Hotel with downtown behind it.
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    Train at the Santa Fe train station, next to the Alvarado Hotel
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    The original Albuquerque airport. This building is still there, just west of the Sunport
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    Coronado Elementary school located on South 4th St.
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    Today, this is the Standard Diner located at Central and Arno
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    Looking west on Central from 1st St. The Sunshine Theater is on the left
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    Same view...in color. This one is taken from the Central overpass
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    Downtown at night
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    Looking down on Central and 4th St....lets all go to Woolworth's!
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    Same view, but from street level. Plus you can see the sign for the old Hilton.
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    Another view of Central and 4th...when both were United States Highways. Central was U.S. 66, and 4th was U.S. 85.
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    Looking west down Central from 3rd street.
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    More views of Central and 4th
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    In this one, you can see where JC Penney's is. It's in the building that is now "The Gizmo Store"
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    Looking west down Central from I-25
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    Looking down Central from 8th street
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    Central looking east...the Franciscan Hotel on the left
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    Central at I-25
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    Sears at the Coronado Center
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    the old courthouse
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    Downtown in the 1960's
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    The El Vado motel is still on Central at the Rio Grande, but is closed
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    Looking down Gold Ave towards the west. The Occidental Life building on the bottom right is still there
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    UNM
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    UNM from the air, when the golf course was located near the campus
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    UNM from the air
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    The original Albuquerque Hilton
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    The newer Albuquerque Hilton located near the Big I
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    Holiday Inn, looking towards the empty space behind it (and the Sandia Mountains)
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    The Kimo
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    The Kimo
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    Little Beaver Town was a theme park in the East Mountains. Little Beaver was a newspaper comic strip, and the writer lived in Albuquerque. It was located east of the present day intersection of Central and Tramway
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    Another view of "Little Beaver Town"
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    Nob Hill
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    Old Town
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    Old Town
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    The Plaza in Old Town
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    Old Town
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    Old Town from the air
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    The old Post Office and Federal Building on Gold Ave. Both buildings are still there today
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    The Quality Inn located at Central at 10th
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    The Ramada Inn
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    Bridge over the Rio Grande
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    Old Town
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    Sandia Peak ski area
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    The Sandia Tram
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    Central at Girard
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    Another view of Central looking west
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    Central Ave looking west
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    The University of New Mexico campus
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    Johnson Gym at UNM
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    The Administration building at UNM
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    Tingley Beach
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    Winrock Center
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    dorms at UNM
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    Winrock Center
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    Mitchell Hall at UNM
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    Winrock Center...far from being the near "dead mall" that it is today. Now, instead of Safeway...you've got Dillards (and not much else)
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    Inside Winrock Center
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    The Winrock Motel pool
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    Inside Winrock Center
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    Before the Winrock 6, there was the Fox Cinema Winrock
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    Tingley Field....the original home of the Albuquerque Dukes. This is right across the street from the Rio Grande Zoo
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    Tingley Field from the front
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    The 1981 Albuquerque Dukes
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    The 1972 Albuquerque Dukes
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