BHA.2015.1.21 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.21
Object Name Photograph
Title Train depot and snow tunnel on Boreas Pass (Colo.)--1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description A man leans with his arm against a wood utility pole. He stands in between two large walls of snow that almost reach the gable of the train depot building behind him. There are railroad tracks in the foreground. Partially snow-covered mountains and stands of trees are visible in the background. Handwritten on the reverse: "Top of Boreas Pass, Depot, remains of snow tunnel" and stamped "O. Westerman, Photographer, Breckenridge, Colorado". Circa 1899.
Date 1899
Place Boreas Pass, CO
Photographer Westerman, Otto
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Subjects Men
Railroad stations
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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