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photograph of 'Cold War Horse' sculpture created by artist Jeff Gipe to memorialize the Rocky Flats nuclear facility. It is a horse wearing a red radiation suit.

Colorado Experience: Colorado's Cold War (Rocky Flats)

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Additional Resources

Administrative Record for the US Department of Energy Rocky Flats Index

Guide to Rocky Flats Material at CU Boulder

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Image Credits

photograph of 'Cold War Horse' sculpture taken from Channel 7 ("Colorado's New Channel") broadcast, "'Cold War Horse' sparks old debate."