Winter Quarters, Utah

Title Winter Quarters, Utah
Collection Utah State Historical Society Classified Photo Collection
File Name 39222001423362
Photo Number 19019
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; Houses; Coffins
Spatial Coverage Utah; Carbon County; Winter Quarters
Description Image shows several homes in Winter Quarters, Utah after a terrible mine explosion. There are caskets lying on the ground near these homes.
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 Thomas, David T.
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/s6qr54wt
ID 434183
setname dha_cp
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=434183
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