BHA.2015.1.61 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.61
Object Name Photograph
Title Railroad train stopped on tracks blocked by snow from an avalanche--ca. 1890s
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Snapshot of a train stopped on its tracks blocked by snow from a snowslide or avalanche. A river runs through the canyon along the railroad bed. Handwritten on the reverse "Train from in [?illegible] Saturday morning. There was a couple feet of snow over the top of the rear coach". Location may be the Ten Mile Canyon, west of Frisco, Colorado.
Date ca. 1890s
Subjects Avalanches
Railroad cars
Railroad locomotives
Railroad trains
Railroad tracks
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Credit line Agnes Miner Collection; Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

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