Description: This picture shows the Baker--in its great days--at night. The hotel is properly named "Hotel Mineral Wells", the name "Baker" refers to the Baker Hotel Corporation of San Antonio, Texas. there were nine hotels in operation at the time, or at least Mr. William Gross, Jr. declares in "Mineral Wells, Texas--A Sampler", published in 1997. Legend has it that a female guest jumped to her death. Her ghost is supposed to be resident in the building, but substantial evidence for the existence of the ghost remains to this date  lacking. A legend on the front of the photograph states that it was colorized by A. F. Weaver in 1940.
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