BHA.2015.1.24 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.24
Object Name Photograph
Title Telegraph station at Boreas Pass after the "Big Snow" winter, east of Breckenridge (Colo.)--1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Telegraph station at Boreas Pass after the winter of the "Big Snow". In the background are two people with a dog. 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" and "GW". Stamped: "O. Westerman, Photographer, Breckenridge, - Colorado."
Date 1899
Place Boreas Pass, CO
Photographer Westerman, Otto
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Subjects Buildings
Dogs
Mountains
People
Snow
Utility poles
Copyright No Copyright - United States
Credit line Agnes Miner Collection [ID#]; Gift of Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club; Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

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