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.)--late 1890s
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. The reverse is handwritten "Top of Boreas Pass, Depot, remains of snow tunnel" and stamped "O. Westerman, Photographer, Breckenridge, Colorado".
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Date late 1890s
Photographer Westerman, Otto
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Place Boreas Pass (Colo.)
Subjects Men
Railroad stations
Utility poles
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