This week 84 years ago just 35 days after the stock market crash of the 400 room Baker Hotel opened at Mineral Wells in Palo Pinto County, Texas. The fourteen-story Baker Hotel was the first skyscraper built outside a metropolitan area.
Vintage New Milling Sanatorium Mineral Wells Texas TX Postcard
Mineral Wells Texas Steps to East Mountain Staircase c1930s. "After filling up with drink, visitors could take their excercise on the “Fat Man’s Reducer. This early version of the Stairmaster consisted of 1,000 wooden steps that wound up East Mountain". - See more at: http://michaelwitzel.com/wordpress/mineral-wells-crazy-water/#sthash.QrgZWUsX.dpuf