Apex Colorado snowlide 1899
THREE! LIVES LOST In a Snowsltde nt Apex, Colo. Denver, Colo.. Jan. 29. A special to the News from Apex, Colo, says: A snow slide occurred here at 9 a. m. to-day. In which three lives were lost. They are: Mrs. W. H. Rudolph and her two children, aged 2 and 4 years. Snow has been falling almost continuously during the past week, and has reached a depth of 13 feet on the mountain sides. Mr. W. H. Rudolph, who. with his family, was In their home when the slide started, succeeded In escaping out of danger, but his wife and three children were swept away In the avalanche of snow. A searching party succeeded In rescuing the 6-year-old son alive. The other three have not been found.