Daily Statesman – Boise, Idaho
WEATHER HAS STRUCK FLORENCE
Wash., Feb. 11 – Reports received today from Florence, Idaho, state
that Klondike weather has struck that isolated camp. The thermometers were not graded low enough by one and
one-half inches to indicate the temperature, but the grading down showed
approximately 62 to 65 degrees below zero.
is a famous old placer camp of the early 60’s, and has come into
renewed prominence since the recent gold discoveries on Buffalo Hump.
raw-hide train of three men and seven horses left Florence for the Hump.
It was the first trip with horses, but the trail will probably be
kept open from now on. The
horses have snowshoes fitted to their feet and travel on them very
successfully. The snow is
about six feet deep.