Abandoned Tuberculosis Hospital - Years of Deacy - URBEX

submitted by DerelictDoug on 11/09/19 1

See More Photos and Video Here: www.derelictdoug.net/derelict-doug-blog/abandoned-tuberculosis-hospital In the late 19th and early 20th century, tuberculosis hospitals became common in the United States. Over 1.3 Million hospitals were constructed during this period. In the early 1900s, Colorado’s sunny days and dry evenings attracted many people (commonly called "lungers") suffering from tuberculosis. Wealthier people chose to recuperate in exclusive tuberculosis resorts, in Colorado Springs. While others used their savings to make the journey to Arizona or New Mexico. Some formed tuberculosis camps in the desert. They were formed by pitching tents and building simple cabins. During the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, cities in Colorado advertised the state as the premier place for treatment of TB. Many tuberculosis hospitals in the state were modeled after European away-from-city resorts of the time, boasting courtyards and individual rooms. Each tuberculosis hospitals was equipped to take care of about 120 people. ^ Read More in the link Above ^ Keep Up-To-Date with Me Here: derelictdoug.net Or Follow Me On Twitter: twitter.com/Derlict_doug Stock Footage Courtesy of the Internet Archive: archive.org/

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