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Documerica Location: “Ajax” Mountain, otherwise known as ?

2012 January 9

Thanks to Documerica photographer Ron Hoffman the ski areas and the mountainside hairstyles around Aspen, Colorado were beautifully documented in time during January and February of 1974.

View of Aspen from Galena Street, Colorado by Ron Hoffman

Now, the challenge is on YOU if you live in that area or plan to travel to it. What looks different? What remains the same?

Aspen gondola, Colorado by Ron Hoffman

See if you can match up the exact image, to compare what nearly 40 years later looks like!

Share your photos here. We can’t wait to see our world as you see it!

Not in Colorado? See how close Documerica came to home and and send in your own ‘Then-Now’ match up!

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  1. jfalvey permalink*
    February 23, 2012

    Congratulations to Dustin Wesley for his featured photo from this challenge. Aspen street view on January 19, 2012! https://blog.epa.gov/epplocations/2012/02/23/then-and-now-featured-photo-aspen-colorado/

  2. Ellis permalink
    August 1, 2013

    Hi! Any idea if Ron Hoffman is still around and how to possibly get in touch with him? I’d love to speak with him for a radio piece I’d like to do. Much thanks! – Ellis

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