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Nearly half a century after Denver denizens commissioned Preston Powers to create Closing of an Era, the city put its faith in a prominent sculptor who, at the age of 11, had moved to Denver with his family in 1871. In 1917, Alexander Phimister Proctor showed Denver Mayor Robert Speer a model of the Bronco Buster he had been working on after attending Oregon’s Pendleton Round-Up three years earlier.

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