Winter Quarters, Utah

Title Winter Quarters, Utah
Collection Utah State Historical Society Classified Photo Collection
File Name 39222001423107
Photo Number 19015
Creator Anderson, George Edward
Publisher Utah State Historical Society
Date of Photograph ca. 1900
Date 1900; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904
Subject Coal mining; Mine accidents; Disasters; Miners; Coffins; Horses; Carts and wagons; Mine railroads; Stores and shops
Spatial Coverage Utah; Carbon County; Winter Quarters
Description Image shows the Wasatch Store at Winter Quarters where caskets were unloaded and collected after a large mine explosion. Caskets were brought in from Salt Lake City and from Denver.
Comment Winter Quarters was an old mining town near Scofield in Utah's Carbon County. The town is now a ghost town, but is most remembered for a huge explosion in 1900 that lead to the death of nearly 200 miners.
Rights Management Digital Image (c) 2006 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Holding Institution Utah State Historical Society
Relation Classified Photo Collection, 979.2 Utah Cities
Source Format Paper print
Source Size 10 inches x 8 inches
Source Donors Edwards, Robert W.
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation Image scanned from print on Epson Scanner at TIFF: 800 dpi.
Scanned By Karl Nicholson and Earl Hindley, Utah State Historical Society
ARK ark:/87278/s67p965q
ID 434179
setname dha_cp
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