BHA.2015.1.26 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.26
Object Name Photograph
Title Clearing snow off railroad tracks on Boreas Pass, east of Breckenridge (Colo.)--1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Card mounted photograph shows a group of men, one boy, and several dogs standing in the snow. They are looking downslope in the direction of a train blocked by snow on the tracks. Visible are dark plumes rising from the locomotive chimney/smokestack. Partially snow-covered mountain peaks in the background. Handwritten on the reverse: "Clearing Boreas Pass Big Snow 1899".
Date 1899
Place Boreas Pass (Colo.)
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Subjects Boys
Dogs
Men
Mountains
People
Railroad snowplow locomotives
Railroad trains
Railroads
Smoke
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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