Crazy Hotel Fire

Description:

Photograph of Mineral Wells as seen from an observation tower on East Mountain. The panoramic view of the town reveals a plume of smoke covering much of the town's center.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Creation Date: March 5, 1925
Partner(s):
Palo Pinto County Historical Association
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2013
Palo Pinto County Album
Usage:
Total Uses: 22
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 5, 1925
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
March 5, 1925
Description:

Photograph of Mineral Wells as seen from an observation tower on East Mountain. The panoramic view of the town reveals a plume of smoke covering much of the town's center.

Note:

The photograph and its mat have been torn into four pieces. Yellowing tape has been applied to the second and third tears.

Note:

"Crazy hotel Fire, Early AM Mar 2 1925 - $750,000. From Observation Tower on East Mountain - Mineral Wells."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 38 x 8 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Palo Pinto County Historical Association
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2013
Collection:
Palo Pinto County Album
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PPCH_2406
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth427191
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image