BHA.2015.1.24 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.24
Object Name Photograph
Title Telegraph station at Boreas Pass, east of Breckenridge (Colo.)--1899
Description Building with a stone facade and utility poles nearby. There are snow covered slopes in the background, and two people with a dog stand atop deep snow. Handwritten on the reverse: "Photo [?illegible] April 1899 great snow blockade showing Boreas Pass telegraph station 11500 feet above [?illegible] snowed in under telegraph pole". "GW" is written near the edge and stamped: "O. Westerman, Photographer, Breckenridge, - Colorado."
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Date 1899
Photographer Westerman, Otto
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Place Boreas Pass (Colo.)
Subjects Buildings
Utility poles
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