BHA.2015.1.10 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.10
Object Name Photograph
Title Train engines on snow-covered Boreas Pass head for Breckenridge (Colo.)--1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description A convoy of train engines on snow covered Boreas Pass head for Breckenridge, Colorado. There are utility poles in the foreground. Handwritten on the reverse: "Probably the relief train comi[ng] on top Boreas Pass heading for Breckenridge 1899".
Date 1899
Place Boreas Pass (Colo.)
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Subjects Railroad cars
Railroad snowplow locomotives
Railroad trains
Railroad travel
Utility poles
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Credit line Agnes Miner Collection; BHA.2015.1; Gift of Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

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