History http://kpcw.org en Park City History Bits - December 12, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-december-12-2013 <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Hope Woodside with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p><p>On July 5, 1905, spectators watching the Rio Grande Western train depart were horrified to see the engine suddenly rear up, topple down the embankment and settle on its side - just a thousand feet from the depot.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">News of the wreck spread quickly around Park City.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:06:58 +0000 KPCW 7353 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - December 12, 2013 Park City History Bits - December 5, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-december-5-2013 <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know the “King of Denmark’s” saloon helped Park City recover from the Great Fire of 1898?</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Bill </span>Redeker<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p><p>George Wanning was born around 1859 in Denmark, arriving in Park City in the late 1870s. Wanning helped build the town, but what might have been his most significant mark on local history was his saloon.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:22:07 +0000 KPCW 7352 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - December 5, 2013 Park City History Bits - November 28, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-november-28-2013-0 <p></p><p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you remember how you <em>used</em> to get up the ski hill?</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Chris Waddell with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 22:14:58 +0000 KPCW 7538 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - November 28, 2013 Park City History Bits - October 10, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-october-10-2013 <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know Park City’s first ski resort was actually started by two ski buddies?&nbsp;</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Bill </span>Redeker<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Snow Park”, as the resort was called, was built in the summer of 1946 where lower Deer Valley Resort is today and was named after the local ski club. The founders were two friends, Otto Carpenter and Bob Burns.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:29:26 +0000 KPCW 5506 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - October 10, 2013 Park City History Bits - August 22, 2013 http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-history-bits-august-22-2013 <p><strong>Whose life was more valuable in 1899 – a horse’s or a miner’s?</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Diane Foster, with your weekly Park City History Bit.</span></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 18:33:00 +0000 Monika Guendner 3219 at http://kpcw.org Park City History Bits - August 22, 2013