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Colorado

These are photos of extreme snow roof loads on the Visitor Center of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison National Forest near Delta, Colorado. The photos were taken by Doug Marah on March 11, 2003.

Closeup photo of a ladder leaning against the snow-covered roof of the Visitor Center

Photo of men working to remove snow from the roof of the Visitor Center

Photo showing the depth of snow on the roof of the Visitor Center