BHA.2015.1.11H - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.11H
Object Name Photograph
Title Melting snow exposes one of the tunnels used to access businesses on Main Street, Breckenridge (Colo.)--April 14, 1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Melting snow exposes one of the tunnels that had been used to access businesses on Main Street, Breckenridge during the "Big Snow" winter of 1898-1899. Standing on the street in the dirty snow a man reaches to hold the paw of a dog sitting with both front legs raised up off the ground. In the background are false front buildings and a side gable structure. "April 14th, '99" is handwritten on the reverse.

Notes

Date April 14, 1899
Place Breckenridge (Colo.)
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Subjects Buildings
Dogs
False fronts
Men
Snow
Tunnels
Utility poles
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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