BHA.2015.1.11J - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.11J
Object Name Photograph
Title Men and women sit or stand at the entrance of the snow tunnel used to access the Denver Hotel, Main Street, Breckenridge (Colo.)--1898-1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Men and women sit or stand at the entrance of the snow tunnel used to access the Denver Hotel on the west side of Main Street, Breckenridge during the "Big Snow" of 1898-1899. Snowfall totaled over 32 feet that winter; it was so deep it reached the hotel's second floor balcony.
Notes Maureen Nicholls and Bill Fountain provided further research on the content on this photograph.
Date 1899
Place Breckenridge (Colo.)
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Search Terms Denver Hotel
Subjects Buildings
Clothing & dress
Hotels
Men
People
Snow
Tunnels
Women
Web Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
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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