BHA.2015.1.22 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.22
Object Name Photograph
Title Post office buried in snow on Boreas Pass, near Breckenridge, (Colo.)--1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Two men remove snow that has almost covers the front gable of the Boreas post office and telegraph station, on top of Boreas Pass on the route to Breckenridge, Colorado. Handwritten on the reverse: "scene of the snow blockade showing the Boreas Pass Post Office and telegraph station 11500 feet above sea level 1899" and in the lower corner: "G.W".
Date 1899
Place Boreas Pass (Colo.)
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Subjects Men
People
Post offices
Roofs
Snow
Web Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Credit line Agnes Miner Collection; Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

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