Alf Engen selecting a potential ski area, Snow Basin, circa 1938

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Title Alf Engen selecting a potential ski area, Snow Basin, circa 1938
Photo Number P0371n1_01_16
Description Photo shows Alf Engen visiting the Wheeler Basin (later renamed Snow Basin), Weber County, Utah, to evaluate the area for a potential ski area. East side of Mount Ogden in background
Keywords Ski Archives; Utah; Ski resorts; Alta
Subject Engen, Alf, 1909-1997--Photographs; Snowbasin Ski Area (Utah)--Photographs; Ski resorts--Utah--Photographs
Additional Information "In 1938, ski pioneer and Forest Service recreation advisor Alf Engen and several other Forest Service employees hiked into Wheeler Basin and determined that it was an excellent location for a ski area."-- Snow Basin history:
Spatial Coverage Snow Basin (Utah); Weber County (Utah)
Collection Number and Name P0371 Alta Photograph Collection
Collection Name Alta
Is part of Ski Archive
Date 1938
Textual Date 1938
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Donated By/Purchased From National Forest Service
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6zc8mt7
Setname uum_map_usa
Date Created 2004-04-07
Date Modified 2016-01-19
ID 936259
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