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Parts of a brass bi-level spinner, courtesy of Marianne Jager. I think they are plastic. In either format, cards are sold that have opaque areas. The commands on the six sides are usually in words. Thompson made two appearances for Detroit in , but he missed all of after suffering a "significant" knee injury in the preseason. For more than years, it has been the cultural, shopping and entertainment capital of this vast region.
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Unaligned letters are unusual. The "Rocky Top" spinners have serifs to the "T" and "P," which the ones pictured here do not have. Some of the sides read: P1, T1, P2, PA. Characters askew at an angle. Non-magnetic, probably made of aluminum. The six sides in order: Not sure if it is modern or not. The dealer who sold it to me had nine of them, calls them vintage, but I wonder. Shapeways Put and Take. Made on a 3D printer! I ordered one July , and it just arrived in a 12" x 12" x 12" box.
It is one of the most awful Put and Takes I have ever seen -- about 1 inch long and 3 grams weight. It looks so large and nice in the picture. It is white and spins well. Sides are labeled "take all," "take half," "all put," and "put half" for the classic gambling game of chance.
Shapeways Put and Take Dice. I also sell "put and take" tops. I also sell several put-and-take spinners. Can be used as a D8 die, or labeled with options for the game "put and take" or "toma todo. Shap e ways again: It comes in brass, stainless steel or plastic. Sides are labeled as follows: The star can be used as an extra rule, for example, all take, take one from everyone one, everyone takes one from you, take half, put half, etc. Come up with your own new rules to make the game more fun.
Seller calls it vintage. Looks like one edition of the "Rocky Top" spinner. Dealer wasn't too helpful with details. I had no idea what it entailed.
I was turned off by the big size of the item: Put and Take hidden in walking cane. Seller says, "Wonderful walking stick cane with a hidden secret, bakelite handle decorated with a white metal 4 leafs-clover Put and Take "hidden" in pencil. This is really a unique gambling item!
Inside the pencil there are 3 tiny heavy dice. Said to be a print ad. Click here and here for more pictures of such items. Steel Ball Table Co. The top of the machine says "Test Your Skill For. Uner that, in a circle, is the name of the game: Push down on lever and release.
I can make out these sections: It looks like there are beads on a wire, below -- to keep score? I see there is no auctomatic coin payout.
Not sure how it would work. Click here for a larger picture. Note the plungers and the spinning reels. The box talks about spinning for points. Anyway, it looks neat. Apparently you put the finger of one hand through the loop and quickly push down that yellow piece with the other hand, and the blue piece is pushed out spinning. Besides of being used for playing different table games, it can also be used as a traditional spinning top with launcher.
This six-sided put and take is made of painted solid wood with water-transfer decal numbers on sides, tinplate "neck" and twisted wire launcher. I bought the set of cards. I'd appreciate it if someone would tell me about the card game, how it is played, number of cards. Only three of the designs have words on them: The other six have just pictures, no words. Click here to see all 9 different cards and their common back. Click here for a bigger picture and instructions. Put and Take advertising sign.
Taped to the back of the sign is the profit chart per set of "tickets" on a spindle. The player would have to unwrap the ticket to see the results. Kind of bold for a store owner to put up a sign like that. Pull tabs, spindle tickets and punch boards would be illegal in most places. Note it says "Put or Take. The token is 32 mm, rated R very rare.
It is cataloged here. Hand-held pump -- spinning disk. Hand-held pump -- spinning disks. Brand of kn ife. The actual knife is pictured in the row below. Picture to the left is label on back of store display of the "Put and Take Brand" pocket knives. This is the knife referred to in the row above. The seller, in Australia, described it as, "vintage folding knife It describes Put and Take as the "biggest game in the country," and "when it rolls over and stops, you do what it says.
I won the auction. It's a 16 page boooklet, including the covers. Ironically, it is very relevant for today. It notes how some call "profit" a dirty word and want confiscatory taxes.
On the last page the booklet asks, "where is the money going to come from for the operation and expansion of business? From profits, of course. So who's kidding who? Never saw one before. Dealer described it as: The Birdseye Maple tray is made of one piece of wood with nice graining and a raised edge that keeps the top from spinning off.
Both pieces are in good used condition, the top spins nicely and has no breaks and only a few small dings to the brass, the tray has some expected minor scratching and scuffing. Electric Put and Take game. It actually works, with a "D" battery which I removed. You press down on the little red knob at the lower righrt to get the two "rotors" wheels to spin -- the "number rotor" numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 and the "color rotor" put, take and take all.
There are instructions printed on the inside of the top of the box. Radio Shack , Ft. Comes with large felt layout and instructions. Works very well, excellent. Uses two "D" batteries. This piece features tin construction with colorful litho throughout showing flags of the world, roulette wheel numbers, a world globe, Put And Take markings, and more. The top piece is designed to hold a single "D" battery with an attached light on the underside of the lid.
Spin top battery box and figural airplane pointer moves around the board as light shines through the underside of the marbles. As you twist the battery tower, it is neat the way the light below lights up each marble as it passes by. Click here to look at the inside mechanism.
There is a small light bulb attached to that movable metal bar, which is attached to the battery. Click here to see a close-up of the Put and Take commands on the top of the tin.
Also, look closely to see the airplane shaped pointer, which is pointing at Take 1, Ireland, Note the spinning needle on the top of it. Nine "sides" or commands in this order: Transogram Put'n Take dart game. Per eBay seller in Nov. Box is bent out of shape and had some water damage in one corner. Darts have been colored black and the rubber heads are broke. The 22" board is in good shape and so is the hardware that holds it up. It looks like the darts could be thrown while the target was spinning!
Note the "Put and Take" section at the upper-left. The eBay seller said, "One side of the board features cards for playing poker, black jack, or whatever. Click here to get the app. This machine is working and will pay out nickels properly when the ball enters any of the score holes on the playfield. This put n take is almost completely original and is in excellent condition for its age. The machine actually calculates the correct pay-off when the pin ball falls into the particular "Take" hole.
Take 10, Take 10, Take 80, and Put 5. Many combination games like this one bagatelle, pin ball-like, about 13" x 22" were sold years ago. They would have a glass covering.
A spring-like device would shoot marbles inside. The marbles would hopefully land in one of the metal "catches" to score points. The game shown here is entitled "Happi Time. This one is like the above large bagatelle game. Made by Northwestern Products Co. Louis MO, copyright The picture at the far left is of the box the game comes in.
The middle picture is the pinball game. Seller describes it as: Wooden framed glass front. Metal balls inside for launching from springed pin at bottom. Attached to back is a wire stand for table top play. Item is in great shape! Frame is worn - paint chips, scratches, etc. Check out the photos! Approx 17" tall, 11" wide, 1" deep. It has a wood frame, glass face and measures 17 by 11 inches.
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Some Hybreds are sterileunable to naturally re producethey have been put in so people can catch them take. Has nothing to do with the Put and Take game. Three simply sweet plush birds nest in their cosey, soft nest. Introduce baby to put-and-take play by placing the little birdies back home in their nest and delight little ears with sweet chime and jingle sounds in each bird.
Take the birdies on the go with the easy to carry handles that adorn each side of the nest. The perfect gift for baby boy or girl. Recommended for ages 3 months and up… …. Introduce baby to put-and-take play.
Soft plush nest features handles for little ones to carry. Put and Take Card, both sides shown. That's what you get when those silly grading companies go to work and seal products in plastic holders. It is also what happens when eBay has free listings no insertion fee. Mine are made of French ivory, a type of plastic like celluloid where an imitation ivory grain is printed on the dice. On the standard Put and Take tops there are different rules for "PA" or "AP" -- the spinner can put up one unit or match the pot, or all the players might have to put in chips.
Here there is no doubt. One die has on its sides: The other die says: Grain on the dice. From the collection of Marianne Jager. Note the grain on the dice. More grain on ther dice. Per seller; " These are made of French ivory, a type of plastic like celluloid where an imitation ivory grain is printed on the dice.
A web page of mine about distinguishing ivory, bone and celluloid grain: Not always, but usually one die has Ps and Ts on all six sides -- 3 Ps and 3 Ts; that die gives the command to put or take. The second die would normally have numbers it varied, sometimes 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 and either a star or the word or letter A, All. Thus, the second die would give the amount to be taken or put into the pot. Here the star is on the P-T die; the star must mean "Take All.
Quite unusual -- usually the dice have Ps, Ts, and numbers, not all words. Click here to see the video. Interesting the way people are hustling today with crooked Put and Take dice. The video didn't convince me much. The way he slid the dice out of the dice cup not tumbling the dice seemed an obvious give-away to me.
I also coudn't see how the dice were tampered with. Finally, anyone would run after he threw "take all" twice in a row! As pictured here on the package 4 x 4 x 4" and instructions, it is basically two dice in a domed transparent container. The players are supposed to pick it up, shake it, and then place it down on the table to see the results.
At the start of the game, the dome had been twisted counter-clockwise, locking the contraption secure in the honest position. He would turn the dome to the honest position when he passes it to the next player. This ploy relies a lot on slight of hand. The box and instructions say: The domed device has on it: Reliable Armature Service, Inc. Zip codes, like , were first used in Telephone area codes started in the s. Put and Take dice with a star.
I am always seeing something new. This one has on the numbered die: Put and Take dice. Dealer says, "They look like they are made of plastic but I've seen other ads that list them as Bakelite. I think they are plastic. These were made by a company called Elk Brand. He said, " I came across a set of Put and take dice in a pendant which I think is brass. I didn't know what they were for years until I found info on Put and Take tops and games on the internet.
I have searched tirelessly but can not find any similar to the ones I have. They belonged to my Grandfather and were mixed in with war medals and other keepsakes. The dice are green stone of some sort with white lettering and the pendant is possibly brass that opens at the top and has a eye for a chain I believe.
I think it might be too heavy for a bracelet. I would like to try to identify the type of stone the dice are made of and also the type of medal the holder is made of. It belonged to a male so I don't think it was a charm. Put and Take Dice in Charm or Pendant -- another. Wonderful little boxed set: Some of the sides. Heads and Tails Bakelite Dice. Not a put and take, but I couldn't resist not showing it here! Never saw these before.
Modern Put and Take dice are in Section 6, above. Only one die is need to play the game. Can be played as dice, ignoring the Ts and Ps. Can also be played as Put and Take. The item is found at Kevin Cook's dice site.
The complicated rules can be found here. Picture taken from Kevin Cook's dice web page here. Go to that page and you can click the thumbnail to see a big picture of it.
Here, 3 dice are used: A O and 4 blank sides. Similar to regular Put and Take dice, except all 3 dice are rolled at the same time, and if an O shows up on the yellow die, the player who rolled the dice chooses an opponent another player to put so many chips into the pot.. Click here for the dice rules. Copyright by Haywire Group Inc. Book opens up to 6 dice for 3 games, 2 dice for each game. Picture at left from Kevin Cook's website.
Put 1 1 side , Put 2 2 sides , Put 3 1 side , Take all 2 sides. The other die has Pot numbers 1, 2 and 3. Dealer describes it as, "Not sure of the metal it is made of, maybe lead or zinc plated brass. It is not magnetic. ND stands for Nihil Dabis -- "nothing happens" in latin. Says "Pat Pending" on the two "ends. Says it is 3.
I saw this on eBay, August I'm not sure how it is played and what the dice look like. The dealer wasn't very helpful in answering questions. Consists of a 9" tall cardboard sheet with directions and two dice showing various anatomical feature of the donkey and the elephant. Even if you don't like the game, this deal is worth it for the dice.
Cthulhu D ice, modern version of Put and Take. Click here for the instructions to the game, and a listing of the six sides.. The plastic log is nice and big: Roll Out The Barrel game. Patrick Molloy, a collector from the U. It's size is about 2 inches x 1inch. Click here to see the instructions and British patent number. I just received mine from England.
I doubt it is bakelite, though. Looks nice, well-made exceot for the "engravings. These are Put and Take punch boards and punch cards. A typical one would have the player risk not a single amount, but rather risk 1 to 5 pennies. Each punch would mimic a regular Put and Take game. The player would punch one of the unpunched spots and follow the instructions printed on the punched paper: Click here for a larger picture of the page. This neat little punchboard has a picture of the whole family enjoying a put and take game!.
The seller describes the punchboard as " Unused Here you may lose 5 or 10 cents, but can win between 5 cents and a whole dollar. To play with puchboards like this one, the customer would have to have at least 5 cents because if the punch resulted in a loss for him a "put" , he could lose anywhere from 1-cent to 5-cents. The eBay seller described the item as: Board has rounded corners with light wear along the edges and corners from storage.
Only 4" x 5. Another Put and Take trade stimulator punchboard I own. These were found in bars and general stores. Someone would punch a hole with the key and a slip of paper would push through. The person would either owe the house. Everything fits inside the two peice red plastic case about 2 x 3 inches.
It would be left on the counter of a store near the cash register. When the customer is given change, he is given the opportunity to make a small wager with the change. It is, of course, disguised as a harmless match box so the police and bluenoses will ignore it in plain sight, while those "in the know," or known to the owner, will spot it for gambling. Actually such disguised punchboards were probably well known, but kept "disguised" so as not to ostentatiously force the sight of them on children and others.
I "won" this on eBay. The jar is some 6" tall. In this picture I show the number of pull-tabs I had to pull open before I opened my first "take" pull tab. At the top of the picture, I show two unopened pull-tabs, and below that is the "take" pull tab. Advertisement for pull tabs, advertisement. Note that half are puts and half are takes. About 9 x 9 inches. Risk penni es, win cigarette packs or Grabow pipes. Related to the two below. You can even have a "Put and Take" musical ringtone!
Problem loading the page, Aug Click here to add it to your ringtone for free. I found this version to be very inferior to the one at the top of this row. You can hear it on YouTube. First you lose, then you win; that's the time when you GRIN, then you have another little spin Yes, that is the game that keeps you wide awake. What a game, never fails, all the convicts in the jail, they all play put and take" -- words from the song.
You can read all the words to the complete song here. Ubiquitous recording artist, Harry Fay made hundreds of records, mainly for Zonophone, Cinch, Parlophone and Imperial labels. Thanks to Marianne Jager for finding this song and production data. A Jazz History ," Vol. I don't own it, came in second. Light fold in the center. More old Put and Take sheet music. The critics praised the nineteen-member female chorus also 8 males.
John Martin wrote that it surpassed any "chorus of white girls on Broadway this season or for many seasons past. Non-put and takes and non-bi-level tops: Arbeco Tip Top Golf Set.
Click here to see a bigger picture. Made of metal lead? Mine are about 40 mm long, weigh 16 grams each, except one is 20 grams. Spinner weighs about 40 grams. Faux shagreen style fitted box impressed Spingolf to the top left corner Containing five brightly coloured tops Diameter of each approx 2 cm Length approx 4 cm Width of box approx 9 cm Believe that originally there would have been a board game with the tops this has long gone.
Much better picture here and here. Instructions to play here and here. Booklets and pages for the game pictured here. Four including this one are shown in the row below. This spinner and the ones below are from the collectiion of Gerrit Veldhoen. The eBay seller said, "These hard-to-find [? He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Has baseball terminology listed around its sides, telling players where to go on the playing board.
Top of lid is imprinted: I have done research on the game. It was published in I believe there are at least two versions of the game. Both have tokens that are blank on the reverse side. One version has a head picture of Johnson on one side see in row below ; the other version has an image of a full figure batter click here ; I'd trade one of my tokens with Johnson's head shown for one with the full batter shown.
To view the entire game, box and all, click here. Wonderful, rare, cheating, brass dice top by that famous gambling supply house in San Francisco, California. The top piece comes off and there are six holes that were used to put small steel bearing in to cheat with. Top of Gerrit V.
Around both Hotels changed the name , because they are sold to another group, per Gerrit V, his top. There are 22 states and two U. Virgin Islands, Washington, and West Virginia. The history of native American commercial gambling began in , when the Seminoles began running bingo games. Native Americans were familiar with the concept of small-scale gambling, such as placing bets on sporting contests.
For example, the Iroquois, Ojibways, and Menominees would place bets on games of snow snake. By , about three hundred native American groups hosted some sort of gaming. Some native American tribes operate casinos on tribal land to provide employment and revenue for their government and their tribe members.
Tribal gaming is regulated on the tribal, state, and federal level. Native American tribes are required to use gambling revenue to provide for governmental operations, economic development, and the welfare of their members. Federal regulation of native American gaming was established under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of Under the provisions of that law, games are divided into three distinct categories:. Of the federally recognized tribes in , participated in class two or class III gaming by Approximately forty percent of the federally recognized tribes operate gaming establishments.
Like other Americans, many indigenous Americans have dissension over the issue of casino gambling. Some tribes are too isolated geographically to make a casino successful, while some do not want non-native Americans on their land. Though casino gambling is controversial, it has proven economically successful for most tribes, and the impact of American Indian gambling has proven to be far-reaching.
Gaming creates many jobs, not only for native Americans, but also for non-native Americans, and in this way can positively affect relations with the non-native American community.
On some reservations, the number of non-native American workers is larger than the number of Native American workers because of the scale of the casino resorts. Although casinos have proven successful for both the tribes and the surrounding regions, state residents may oppose construction of native American casinos, especially if they have competing projects.
The project's objective was to create jobs for the tribes' young people. The same day the state voted against the Indian casino project, Maine voters approved a plan to add slot machines to the state's harness racing tracks. Class III gaming is under the jurisdiction of the states. For instance, in order for a tribe to build and operate a casino, the tribe must work and negotiate with the state in which it is located. These Tribal-State compacts determine how much revenue the states will obtain from the Indian casinos.
The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act requires that gaming revenues be used only for governmental or charitable purposes. Revenues have been used to build houses, schools, and roads; to fund health care and education; and to support community and economic development initiatives.
Indian gaming is the first and essentially the only economic development tool available on Indian reservations. There are currently 30 states that have native American gaming: The classic lottery is a drawing in which each contestant buys a combination of numbers. Plays are usually non-exclusive, meaning that two or more ticket holders may buy the same combination. The lottery organization then draws the winning combination of numbers, usually from 1 to 50, using a randomized, automatic ball tumbler machine.
To win, contestants match their combinations of numbers with the drawn combination. The combination may be in any order, except in some "mega ball" lotteries, where the "mega" number for the combination must match the ball designated as the "mega ball" in the winning combination.
If there are multiple winners, they split the winnings, also known as the "Jackpot". Winnings are currently subject to federal income taxes as ordinary income. Winnings can be awarded as a yearly annuity or as a lump sum , depending on lottery rules. Most states have state-sponsored and multi-state lotteries.
There are only six states that do not sell lottery tickets: In some states, revenues from lotteries are designated for a specific budgetary purpose, such as education. Other states put lottery revenue into the general fund. Multi-jurisdictional lotteries generally have larger jackpots due to the greater number of tickets sold.
The Mega Millions and Powerball games are the biggest of such lotteries in terms of numbers of participating states. Some state lotteries run games other than the lotteries. Usually, these are in the scratchcard format, although some states use pull-tab games. In either format, cards are sold that have opaque areas. There are still the old buildings there, if you drive in there go towards the back, many spooky buildings, even in the day.
If you are brave you will park your car and walk around the old army buildings, they are all abandoned. One in particular is a white 4-story building, if you go up the stairs outside and pear down the window on the door, it is reported that you can see and feel many war victims trying to get out the door.
Between midnight and 3 am, strange occurrences start to happen. Things randomly flying off the shelves when no one is near them, glowing red eyes in the back in the cooler, footsteps when no one is in the store, and when you leave you can hear voices of the natives saying "Thank you, please come back and see us," and Indian music playing. The voices and the music are very faint.
Aurora - Third Bridge 2 - Travel east on Smokey Hill Rd and take a left at the stop sign when the road becomes one lane each way. Drive all the way up and down over the hills on the dirt road until you come to the third bridge. Local High School students have died there in and car accident. Drums can be heard in the distance and if people visiting the bridge are loud and obnoxious, the drums get louder and closer as though whomever playing them wants you to hear.
It is said that an Indian massacre took place there in which settlers killed the men in battle and then returned and killed the woman and children of the tribe. Some have reported fog rolling in from both directions and have seen a man floating on a horse and other strange things. Bennett - Train Bridge over the Kiowa creek - Many years ago a massive train accident happened around the bridge, crossing over the Kiowa creek.
Many of the passengers passed away on board. To this day it's said on some nights you will be able to see or hear a ghost train passing by. Berthoud - South of Carter Lake - A man is seen in the vicinity of Bennet Road during daylight walking through the hills carrying a canvas bag that is thrown over his shoulder. Bennet," the original settler of the area was shot and killed on Bennet Road as the result of a land dispute.
The apparition disappears as he walks along. Blackhawk - Casino - There is a certain casino in Blackhawk that is haunted not that hauntings are unusual in that area by at least one ghost. Cold spats are common, as well as occasional power outages. The story among employees goes that once the security guards were watching the cameras upstairs, as usual, when they spotted a small girl holding a balloon.
They radioed other security guards, alerting them that a minor was in the building which is illegal , and the guards searched for her. One was even seen on the video to be right next to the girl, but he couldn't see her. She could be seen on the camera, but not "in person". Eventually the girl disappeared.
Blackhawk - Guilpin Hotel Casino - a woman is sometimes seen in the second floor restaurant people say she is Lucile; she killed her self after finding out her boyfriend was killed in a mine accident Blackhawk - Rocky Mt ft Cemetery- Known for a lady ghost who, for the past years, 2 times every year visits the same gravesite and leaves flowers.
Over the years people have gathered to watch her and try to talk with her but she always disappears over a hill. Boulder - Boulder High School - Theatre - while seated in the house after a late rehearsal back in the late 's, a witness heard loud footsteps on stage and rumbling and crashing above in the catwalks in the proscenium arch.
Others have said they would get a feeling of dread in the tunnel, which connected the dressing rooms under stage to the school lobby. There is a labyrinth of tunnels rumored to be between the high school and the University of Colorado up the street; this was one of them evidently.
Boulder - Cockerell Hall - Third floor ghost with dark brown hair and a long white nightgown. Often seen by the attic door and in the bathroom. Haunted by at least one entity of unknown origin. The building director of eight years knows of no death in the building during his time here. The activity centers on the third floor, particularly the south side of the building. Phenomena range from rummaging sounds coming from bathrooms, elevator doors opening and closing when people walk by, smoke-like apparitions, reddish stains appearing on walls and voices that have been heard by nearly every staff member.
There is a globe style lamp in the hallway that leads to the bathroom in every unit of the hotel. One night in July of every single one fell to the floor while the hotel was between conferences and vacant, it took two days to put them back up.
Boulder - Fairview High School - Auditorium - In , a senior hung himself in one of the dressing rooms. Since then, students have reported hearing singing from the dark areas offstage, stage lights flickering and flats falling completely over, even though they were completely nailed down to the floor.
Boulder - Hotel Boulderodo - a lady and her baby often haunt the hotel Patrons have seen her. Boulder - Howe Mortuary - In the basement where the old records are kept, there is a very cold spot as you enter. There is a very uneasy feeling that makes you have goose bumps. The extra storage area in the basement also has cold spots. On the ground floor there have been many sightings of people just standing in the lobby where there was no viewing scheduled.
At night several times a month, the motion detectors and security alarms go off for no apparent reason. They say that the main spirit is Mr. Howe the original owner but several spirits are also said to haunt the basement. There are condos or some type of residences being built there. Boulder - Macky Auditorium - In the early 's a young woman was raped and murdered by the janitor while practicing opera alone in a room.
Allegedly her ghost roams the hallways of the Auditorium and sometimes late at night you can hear an organ coming from the building even though nobody is there. Numerous local media document this. So no one hears opera late at night.
However, bloodstains remain on the floor, which is now a professor's office. Boulder - University of Colorado - Macky Auditorium - There is reputedly a brown-clad man who haunts one of the building's towers. He seems to be harmless, but there is a bit of local legend connecting him with some documented murders in the building.
When she went out to the parking lot, there was a man standing in the playground walking towards her. She loaded her car and every time she turned around, the man was closer to her. She got into her car and locked the doors and when she turned around, the man was gone, and nowhere to be found.
It is also said that if you are in the building by yourself late at night, you will hear whispers and strange noises. Cloud Hotel - Guests of the hotel have reported seeing strange figures, never unsettling, just a bit surprising. Cloud Ghosts enjoy playing games, hiding things from the housekeepers and turning off lights and televisions. Cloud Hotel is both charming and spooky. Castle Rock - Castle Pines Golf Course - In the first cottage along the 1 fairway, the bottom floor has had unexplainable happenings.
During times that staff has been in cleaning the cottage, showers have turned on, soaking the maids, a smell of rotten eggs normally follows.
Towels, glasses, sheets, have all been moved while they are in there. Lights burn out frequently. No guests have reported anything, but the staff is well aware of the happenings. Castle Rock - South Elementary - In the woods behind the school there is a bridge that you can stand on leading into the hills.
If you stay on that bridge long enough and stay very quiet you will hear children's faint giggling. It is known that the men took the children up to the hills and for some reason, they all burned to death. Central City in Colorado although inhabited by the living was well spoken of for it's vaporous inhabitants one really can't say deceased when the specter doesn't themselves admit to it. In a certain bar on the main street on the floor there is a lovely painting of a woman, it is carefully maintained by the proprietor.
The tale is that a distraught miner painted it when his wife died of consumption. He went into the bar and drank himself into a stupor, while stupefied he proceeded to paint his wife's portrait on the floor.
He spoke tenderly of her sweetness almost as an incantation to give it the life she lost so young. He painted long into the night and on to past noon. Once it was complete he slept, he never awoke. They buried him next to her and some say on the anniversary of his death you can hear them talking tenderly to each other through her portrait on the dance floor. Coahoma - old Colorado city highway - at night turn your car off and you can hear noises and screams of a woman.
The other is a woman in a long gown seen coming down a back flight of stairs. The third is a suicide on prom night in the 70's of a young girl in one of the rooms. Colorado springs - Arby's - around to a manager was shot in the Arby's parking lot by one of her own employees. Several things happen here, for instance whispering in the lobby, things moving from where you had put them to somewhere else in the store. People have seen a lady walk from the front of the kitchen all the way out the back door.
Sometimes when the opener is alone in the morning they may here their name being called by a man. When You close the store and put the chairs up the same 12 chairs every night will be found the next morning or later that night down again when NO ONE was anywhere near them. One of the spirits has fun by locking you in the woman's restroom. Several investigations have produced positive videos, orb and ecto pictures and evp's. The owners of the shop will talk to you about the spirits just ask them.
Colorado Springs - Broadmoor Hotel - There was once a fire in this hotel. Guests have claimed to hear the ghosts of the fire victims. A former worker reports there never was a fire in the Broadmoor Hotel. There are several stories in which employees late at night have seen a woman dressed in s clothing walking around the main Hotel.
It is believed that this lady is very likely the Countess Portales, wife of Count Portales who built the original casino which had been moved and then used as a golf club house before being torn down in the s. Employees who have had to open the Garden Shop early in the mornings have reported cold spots and the feeling of someone brushing against them as they've gone through the aisles.
The occurrences have been attributed to a former manager there by the name of Carl who passed away in Her grave is up a little higher in the mountains in a place called Gold Camp Road.
On the average of 5 people die around the Gold Camp area each year. Handprints on the car, voices in the tunnels, etc. Sometimes deaf people see ghosts in the dorm, gym, and basement the most scary place. Hearing people hear strange noises from. Colorado Springs - Community Prep High School was Garfield Elementary - About 40 years ago two 3rd graders committed suicide, in one of the rooms down stairs you can still feel the coldness of the two elementary students presence.
Also from students who go there now say they see and hear the voices of the two children. One student said that when they were down in the room they felt something pulling their hair while sitting down in the classroom. Until this day you can still smell what the dead bodies smell like. Colorado Springs - Coronado High School - When the school first opened in the seventies, the pool was open to the public.
Reportedly, a lifeguard invited his girlfriend and her little sister to do some swimming after hours. While the couple was making out in what is now the girl's coaches office, the little girl drowned in the pool. Early mornings in the pool, a little girl in a bathing suit can be seen sitting in the far corner of the pool area.
Strange cold spots or things rubbing against swimmers have also been reported. There have been reports of cold spots, curtains opening and closing and "thumping" when no other guests are present. Hotel staff knows about him and the housekeepers don't like to clean that room without at least two others nearby. At least four people in the building have seen an apparition in the sauna in the weight room , and all four times it has been described as disappearing once the person entered the room.
The light is in the room, so you have to actually enter to turn it on, and beforehand you could easily mistake a ghost inside as being another person.
Knockings in the series have been heard. Now when tourists come around they can feel a presence in the car with them. We have had reports of cars dieing in the middle of the road and being found the next day empty with the doors left completely open. The breaks on cars have been known to go out. Blue orbs have been seen. Colorado Springs - Gold Camp Road - The tunnels along the road are haunted by the spirits who built the in the 's, the road was originally a railroad from Colorado Springs to cripple creek but was the tracks were later removed to allow for transportation by car.
The national Forest Service is talking about opening this tunnel and making it accessable for one way traffic. The people in the community have 60 dyas to let the forest service know what they want to do but the Forest Service will make a decision July You can hear his footsteps on the stage and catwalk. If you venture up to the catwalk area you may see a glowing light coming from no light source. Once a young woman slipped on the catwalk and nearly fell to what could have been her death when she felt someone grab a hold of her, pulling her back to safety.
When she caught her breath and looked for her hero, she found no one, but felt something brush her cheek as if being kissed. Colorado Springs - Cascade Blvd. Cold spots in the houses that would give you goose bumps and things flying of hooks on the walls and shelves.
Colorado Springs - Lee Family Home - This home, located near the Black Forest area, has been on "Sightings" and has had several paranormal investigators visit. There are over 20 spirits that haunt the house and the grounds. Apparently it is a spiritual portal lying on the crossing of two major lay lines, according to a Hopi Shaman. Colorado Springs - Liberty High School Auditorium - During the building of the Catwalk, a man fell and landed on the seats, breaking his back.
He suffered a long death. If you sit on the stage in the dark you will head footsteps on the catwalk then the sound of something falling. Colorado Springs - nightclub - In the 's, a previous owner shot her husband and than hanged herself in the basement. Almost all employees have heard whispering or seen her ghost. None of them will go down to the basement alone. Colorado Springs - Palmer High School - In the sixties or seventies, a student hung herself in the first floor restroom after being denied a role in a production of Macbeth on its opening night in the school auditorium.
Poltergeist-like activities occur when someone in the school auditorium says 'Macbeth' just prior to the premier of a play or performance. This is often accompanied by the sound of the empty seats in the balcony being opened and closed. During an assembly in the spring of , a noose was seen hung above those seats. Colorado Springs - Pioneer's Museum - It is supposedly haunted by a manager who was shot dead by an employee over a pay dispute in not sure about the year.
The security guards who have to patrol the museum at night try to avoid the guy's former apartment because they feel very uneasy there. Colorado Springs - Rock Ledge Ranch - this was once a hospital for Tuberculosis patients in the s. Lights turn on by themselves, footsteps can be heard in the upper levels. The antique rocking chair in the basement moves by itself. Colorado Springs - Rockrimmon - McDonalds - Currently during business hours employees had reported hearing children scream as if they are being killed, along with children playing around the fryers.
It is said at night during closing hours an Indian chief has been known to shut off lights, push people and move things. Along with things opening closing and starting by themselves. Colorado Springs - St. Francis Health Center - When the hospital first started, nuns were in charge of the nursing and healthcare. There is one who does not want to leave. She has been seen with blood on her clothes and she wanders around the hospital. Many say that she will exit through a wall, which was added after her death.
People still say the parents never left the out side of the restroom. When the father let the son go in he screamed like no other had screamed before, and when the parents rushed in to the restroom there child were gone. The rumor has it there had been a man in the man's bathroom to this day no one know what happened to the children but when ever anyone goes in one of the bathrooms there are strange noises and toilets flushing by them self.
Late at night you can hear her calling the name "Tommy" and the sound of soft music. Colorado Springs - The Underground - This bar is next door to a building that once housed a mortuary.
Reportedly, during major epidemics and the like, bodies were stored in the basement of what is now The Underground, in the back bar area known as 'The Pit'. Several employees have reported things being thrown about and broken in a locked storage area when nobody is down there.
Numerous pictures taken there have shown orbs of varying sizes and degrees of brightness. There are also reports of a female ghost that haunts the elevator and hallways in the upper stories of the building, which house offices.
Legend says that one night to high school sweethearts went out to the barn. When they arrived the boyfriend went psycho and killed his girlfriend by hanging her by the rafters of the barn. On some nights when you go out to the barn you can hear the screams of a woman coming from within the barn. It's believed that the girl that was killed in the barn haunts the area. The second you hit the road to make your way to the barn your hair stands on ends.
In the art room the door swings open even when there is no draft. Cripple Creek - Fairley Bros. Some people say they have seen a man falling down the stairs, or a young lady walking by during a mellow drama wearing clothing from the 's. Denver - Cheeseman Park - Cheeseman park was the cemetery for Denver and there are graves left in the park.
There are more than just graves. During that time period the care of graves was terrible. If someone did not have a grave they may have been thrown in another with someone else or just left lying until a mass burial grave was dug.
Also if someone were buried in a grave that belonged to someone else they would just take the person in there out and leave them. If you go around the time the grass should turn green you can see the graves.
This is because the grass over the graves turns green first. Also you can see sunken spots from the graves. Today, DCH is still providing youth services, counseling, and housing to youth. Apparitions of children playing and ethereal voices of crying and whimpering are regular phenomena. Also, an apparition of a female in a wedding gown is regularly seen floating down the third floor steps and across the 50 ft.
Denver - Denver County - Red Rocks Amphitheater - Apparitions of an old man was standing on the "restricted" side of the railings. He looks to be an old miner. He was about 5'5, white, beard, dirty brownish hat with a bottle in his hand. He appears for just a few seconds then disappears. Denver - Denver International Airport - Several problems were encountered while building the airport. This is reportedly due to the fact that the airport was built on top of sacred Native American ground.
Some employees and visitors have reported hearing or seeing strange things. Denver - Denver Public Library - According to some employees, there is a ghost in the basement of the library who shoves people hard when they are walking through. According to one employee, a security guard quit because they were frightened so badly while patrolling the basement at night.
Now the security guards patrol it in groups of two. She is most often seen walking along the large wooden staircase that connects the first and second floors, but some have seen her in the third floor auditorium. She's seen at night or during days when it's so dark outside you could mistake it for night.
She wears a longish dress ankle length, but doesn't touch the floor and her hair is twisted into a bun.