Robert H. Sayre Sr. Collection

Mine dump at Wire Patch mine in French Gulch, near Breckenridge Looking across Snake River drainage to Bear Mountain above Sts. John Log cabins and wood structures in a snowy landscape, near Montezuma, Colorado Colorado and Southern Railway blocked by snow slide near Curtain, Ten Mile Canyon Colorado and Southern railroad engine blocked by snow slide near Curtain, Ten Mile Canyon Men in a two-horse team wagon travel a road cleared through a snow slide, Ten Mile Canyon Man in front of derrick with sign listing "Ferry-Rates" Man sits on ore cart tracks coming out of a mine adit encased with ice, Bald Mountain Men stand on the steep, snow-covered side of Bald Mountain, east of Breckenridge, Colorado Colorado and Southern Railway blocked by snow slide, west side of Ten Mile Canyon Mine shaft housing and mine dump, Bald Mountain above Boreas Pass, near Breckenridge Snow-covered mine shaft house with rails leading out to mine dump Mine workings covered in snow Snow covers a wood-frame building, log cabin and outbuildings View of the railroad trestle and railway tracks on Barney Ford Hill in Illinois Park View of a mill and mountains Puzzle Mine in Illinois Gulch, southeast of Breckenridge Men clear snow after an avalanche buried the railroad tracks in Ten Mile Canyon A man stops to look at the view as he ascends a snowy mountain slope near Montezuma, Colorado Cable tram ferry carries a man and an automobile across a wide river
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cou-bha BHA.007

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Robert H. Sayre Sr. Collection


  • 1910-1929 (Creation)


1 box of 22 sheet film negatives

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Sheet film negatives circa 1910-1920s showing snow slides blocking the railroad in Ten Mile Canyon. Also, views of mine sites and structures east of Breckenridge and near Montezuma, Colorado.

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Sheet film negatives created by the donor's grandfather.

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  • Citation: "Robert H. Sayre Collection. Breckenridge History, Colorado."

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Created: 2018-01 (K. Knish)
Revised: 2022-03 (K. Knish)

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