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For those who enjoy the sound of crunching metal and the smell of radiator smoke, Fairgrounds Speedway was the place to be this weekend as the annual Cortez Demolition Derby came to town.
Flooding is seen at the Animas Village Apartments on Highway 550, Tuesday, July 24, north of Durango. Courtesy of Linda Jones.