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A man and dog outside the remains of a snow tunnel on Main Street, Breckenridge during the Big Snow of 1899

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. 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.

Unidentified

Corner Saloon on North Main Street in Breckenridge

The west side of North Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado, circa 1890s-early 1900s. Men stand on the wooden sidewalk outside the Corner Saloon owned by Johnny Dewers. Next door is a two-story flat roof building with awnings that advertise "W.P. Condon - Hardware - Dry Goods". More false front and wood frame buildings line the dirt packed street.

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Denver Hotel on snow covered Main Street, Breckenridge

The Denver Hotel on the west side of snow covered Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado during the "Big Snow" event of 1898-1899. Snowfall totaled over 32 feet that winter; it was so deep it reached the hotel's second-floor balcony. The two-story wood frame building featured paired gables and a shared false-front with the words "DENVER HOTEL". The Post Office shares the hotel's covered portico. Next door is a false front building with signs announcing "Bankrupt Stock" in the storefront windows.

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"Ella Foote on horseback Main Street"

Title quoted from printed caption: "Ella Foote on horseback Main Street". Young Ella Foote poses with her horse on top of a snowbank in front of R.C. McKillip's Livery and Feed Store on the east side of Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado. A horse drawn sleigh with passengers is stopped near the livery entry. The building with the bell cupola is Fireman's Hall. Circa 1899.

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Freemasons pose in the snow outside Masonic Lodge No. 47 on Main Street, Breckenridge

Freemasons pose in the snow for a group portrait outside Masonic Lodge No. 47, on the corner of Main Street and Washington Avenue in Breckenridge, Colorado. The young men are dressed in sack suits, neckties and hats. Standing in the back row: [unidentified], Clyde McAdoo (on the right). Middle row: [unidentified], Oscar Paris (with white necktie), [unidentified]. Kneeling, front row: Harry Player, Bill Davis, [unidentified]. The two-story false front clapboard building has a glass storefront with an inset entry. Above between two sash windows is the Masonic symbol "G" enclosed in a square and compass and the number "47". Circa 1900s-1920s.

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"Frisco, an ideal village in the Mountains."

A girl and a boy pose with children sitting astride two burros stopped in the center of Main Street, Frisco, Colorado. The girl stands with her hand on her hip, holding one burro's bridle. The boy has his arm laid across the same burro's back. Wooden buildings and wooden boardwalks line either side of the dirt road. In the distance is the base of Mount Royal (left) and Mount Wichita (right). Title quoted from handwritten caption on card mount: "Frisco, an ideal village in the Mountains."

Westerman, Otto

Looking north down snow covered Main Street, Breckenridge, circa 1899-1910

Looking north down snow covered Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado. Circa 1899-1910. False front and wood frame buildings and utility poles line both sides of the street. In view on the left is Evans Pharmacy and the Denver Hotel (with covered portico and balcony). Across the street is Firemen's Hall (with bell tower).

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"Main St. Breckenridge."

On Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado "Bronco Dave" Braddock sits in a two horse-drawn wagon. Wood frame and false-front buildings line both sides of the dirt packed street. On the left (west) is Arlington House and Denver Hotel, with covered porticoes and second story balconies. Opposite is Breckenridge Masonic Lodge No. 47 with its awning open over the wooden sidewalk, and the Arcade Hotel next door. The hose drying tower and bell cupola of Fireman's Hall can be seen above the rooftops. Title quoted from handwritten caption on card mount: "Main St. Breckenridge."

Westerman, Otto

"Main St of Breckenridge in mid Winter."

Looking north down snow-covered Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado in mid-winter. False front and wood frame buildings line both sides of the street. In the foreground a lone man stands in front of Breckenridge Masonic Lodge No. 47. Adjacent the Lodge is the Arcade Hotel. The fire hall's hose drying tower and bell cupola stand prominently above the rooflines. Title quoted from handwritten caption on card mount: "Main St of Breckenridge in mid Winter."

Westerman, Otto

Main Street, Breckenridge looking north

Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado looking north. Hotels and businesses line both sides of the dirt road. In the left foreground is the Arlington Hotel, recognizable by its curvilinear false-front and wide open porch with balcony. A few doors down is the Denver Hotel with a sign for Evans Pharmacy. Across the street is the 1892-built front-gable Arcade Hotel. Barely visible in the background is the hose drying tower on Fireman's Hall. Along the wooden sidewalks are utility poles.

Main Street, Breckenridge looking north, circa 1882-1890

Main Street Breckenridge, between Lincoln Avenue and Washington Avenue, looking north. Circa 1882-1890. This detailed image shows the covered portico of the Denver Hotel, with a man sitting in a chair on the wooden boardwalk. A dog waits nearby on the dirt street. Next door to the hotel stands a barbershop pole, and beyond, barely visible, is the sign for the Saddle Rock restaurant. Across the street (east side) are more wood frame false front businesses and Fireman's Hall with bell cupola. A wagon is parked in front of the Livery.

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Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado looking north, circa 1892-1899

Looking north down Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado, in 1892-1899, before there was telephone service, but after electricity. Wood frame buildings line either side of the dirt street. The curvilinear, false fronted Arlington Hotel is in view on the left. Also in view is Denver Hotel's portico over the boardwalk. Across the street, one lone man stands outside the Arbogast building (later the site of Masonic Lodge No. 47) on the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Main Street. Wooden sidewalk/boardwalk in the foreground.

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Men pose with decorated bicycles on Main Street, Breckenridge

Looking south on Main Street, Breckenridge, a group of men and one boy stand with their bicycles decorated for an Independence Day celebration or parade on July 4, 1893. The curvilinear false-front of the Arlington House (Hotel) is partly visible in the right foreground. Title quoted from printed text on the item: "4th of July, 1893".

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Men posed in front of Charles Finding's Hardware Store on Main Street, Breckenridge

Men sit or stand on the wooden boardwalk fronting Charles A. Finding's hardware store on the east side of Main Street, Breckenridge. Reflections of buildings across the street can be seen in the two large storefront windows and transom above the door entrance. Finding's redstone facade store is flanked by wood false-front buildings. Pictured on the left is the Livery. Handwritten on the reverse: "Finding Hardware store, Breckenridge" and "Miner". Circa 1885-1910.

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People outside Bruch's Barbershop and Store, view looking south down Main Street in Breckenridge

A man in a suit and two women wearing white ankle length dresses and coats stand outside Bruch's Barbershop and Store on Main Street, Breckenridge, Colorado circa 1922. On the concrete sidewalk in front of the store is a barbershop pole topped with a sign for "Baths". Next door is the Denver Hotel, with a flag hanging over the sidewalk (sometime after the covered portico and balcony was removed). Signs advertising "Laundry - Denver's Best - Tobacco" and "Evans Pharmacy" project from an adjacent building. Further south a man stands under the covered portico of the Arlington Hotel. More buildings line the other side of Main Street. In view from left to right: Finding's Hardware Store, decorated with banners, bunting and flags; H.C. Rogers and Co. Furniture store, with shed addition; unidentified building; The Arcade Hotel (built in 1892); Sumner's Grocery (built in 1901); Masonic Lodge No. 47, on the corner of Main Street and Washington Avenue. Centered in the background, west of Main Street, are dredge rock piles from Tonopah #1.

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Snowy landscape and a small frame house with view of G.A.R Hall and Summit County Courthouse in Breckenridge

Snowy landscape and a side gable wood frame house in Breckenridge, Colorado with a view of the Summit County Courthouse's four-sided cupola in the background. Also in view is G.A.R. Hall, the wood frame building with a false front, pictured far left, and other houses and buildings.

Unidentified

Snowy landscape view of houses and buildings in Breckenridge, looking east at the railroad tracks on Ford Hill

Snowy landscape of Breckenridge, Colorado looking east at the railroad tracks on Ford Hill, with Bald Mountain in the background. Smoke rises from the stovepipes on wood frame buildings and houses. In view on the west side of Main Street, from left: the back of Denver Hotel's two buildings side-by-side; an unidentified structure with an angled roof; rear view of the Arlington Hotel, including the backside of its curvilinear false front; J.A. Turk and Company drugstore and saloon; and other structures and houses. Circa April 1899.

Unidentified

Snowy Main Street, Breckenridge in February 1899

Main Street, Breckenridge, buried under snow during the "Big Snow" event of 1898-1899. Snow tunnels were used to access businesses because heavy snowfall had reached the second story of most buildings. The upper half of R.C. McKillif's false-fronted Livery business is in view across the street. Two dogs and people stand outside on the snow covered boardwalk. Quoted from text handwritten on the reverse: "Main Street February 5th 1899. Breckenridge Miner (Miner)".

Westerman, Otto

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