BHA.2015.1.14 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.14
Object Name Photograph
Title Northwest view overlooking the town of Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880s-early 1900s
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Northwest view overlooking the town of Breckenridge, possibly from Barney Ford Hill, sometime in the1880s-early 1900s. The large flat area in the foreground is the baseball field. Piles of riverbed rock are left behind by the dredges along the west side of town. The two-story wood frame schoolhouse with bell tower (built in 1882-demolished circa 1909) stands at the edge of town, dating this photograph no later than 1908.
Date late 1880s
Place Breckenridge (Colo.)
Subjects Buildings
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Credit line Agnes Miner Collection; Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.