The Great 1913 Denver Snowstorm
December 1-6, 1913

The greatest snowfall from one storm in Denver occurred between December 1st and December 6th, 1913

This major winter storm dumped a total of 45.7 inches on the Denver Metropolitan Area but the bulk of the snowfall was recorded between December 4th and 5th.

From some dark archive file, the below 6 pictures were retrieved:

(For a larger image, click on the picture)
A shot of downtown Denver with a major traffic jam of horses.
A trolley traveling on Colfax Avenue through a bank of snow .
Cars even got stuck in 1913. Probably not 4 wheel drive.
Some high class houses along a Denver Street..
Some kids having fun sledding on 8th Avenue.
Some humorous signs showing a sense of humor.


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