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"A pack train."

A miner's pack (or jack) train loaded with supplies, including a stove. Two burros stand on a dirt road lined with wooden frame buildings. Title quoted from handwritten caption on card mount: "A pack train."

Westerman, Otto

"Breckenridge Colo, from Shockhill, looking west."

View from Shock Hill looking east over the town of Breckenridge, Colorado towards Bald Mountain. The Denver South Park and Pacific (DSP&P) railway tracks and train depot are in the foreground, west of town. Title quoted from handwritten caption on card mount: "Breckenridge Colo, from Shockhill, looking west."

Westerman, Otto

"Breckenridge, looking down the Blue river valley"

Breckenridge, Colorado looking north down the Blue River valley. Railroad tracks are visible on Barney Ford Hill. The steep hillside is sparsely covered with thin trees. In the far distance is the snow-covered peak of Buffalo Mountain. Abbreviated title taken from handwritten caption on card mount: "Breckenridge, looking down the Blue river valley, showing R.R. track on Niggerhill to the right and Buffalo Mountain at Dillon, ten miles distance."

Westerman, Otto

Breckenridge, looking west from Barney Ford Hill

The town of Breckenridge, Colorado looking west from Barney Ford Hill. Tenmile Range in the background. Handwritten caption on card mount: "Breckenridge from Niggerhill, showing ten Mile range, 13,000 feet above Sea level six miles distance."

Westerman, Otto

Concrete sidewalks line Main Street, Breckenridge, circa after 1912

Buildings fronted with concrete sidewalks line both sides of Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado, looking north. Circa after 1912. Utility poles line the east side of the dirt packed street. Across the street, two men and a dog stand outside the building adjacent to Evans Pharmacy. To the right is the Denver Hotel. The balcony and covered portico has been removed and boards are placed across the second floor doors. Next is a front gable two and half story frame building, then Bruch's Barbershop and Store with a barber pole out front. Further north is the Silverthorn Hotel.

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Early morning view of Breckenridge and the Breckenridge ski area

Early morning view during the winter of the town of Breckenridge and the Breckenridge ski area in Colorado. Few automobiles are parked along the snowy roads in town, and a delivery truck is stopped in front of the former Kaiser Market (a grocery store) on Lincoln Avenue. East of the market is the Briar Rose Restaurant, then the Breckenridge Barber Shop (A-frame construction). Fronting Main Street on the corner is the Summit County Development Corporation (SCDC) building. Buildings on the west side of Main Street, from left to right: Breckenridge Fire Station and Town Hall (with garage doors and bell tower), unidentified (probably a gas station), Breckenridge Pharmacy, Hoosier Pass Café and Bar, Edwin Booth Opera House (low building with yellow trim), The Liar's Den (a fishing shop), Gasthaus (Hungarian food restaurant and bar) and Barney's Hotelery (a hotel and bar). Across Lincoln Avenue is the Gold Pan Bar and Restaurant.

Topolnicki Sr., John A.

"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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"Founding and Early History of Breckenridge, Colo."

Part one from the typed manuscript by Agnes (Finding) Miner. Her account of the early history of Breckenridge, titled "Founding and Early History of Breckenridge, Colorado" begins in 1859 with the Georgia Gulch gold rush and continues with the area's mining and railroad history. Agnes also includes the naming of Breckenridge and references to "Colorado, a Summer Trip" by Bayard Taylor and "In the Parks and Mountains of Colorado" by Samuel Bowles. Agnes ends part one of the manuscript with a poem.

Miner, Agnes E. (Finding)

Full moon at dawn over Breckenridge and the Breckenridge ski area

Postcard, "Colorado Photography" by John Topolnicki. Caption on the reverse includes the four (4) b's Breckenridge logo: "Breckenridge At Dawn; I-70/US 6 and Colorado 9; Ski Country; Colorado" and "Breckenridge Ski Area Peaks 8 and 9 in background with a full moon over their summits. Touched by the light of the rising sun. The old mining town turned resort." One of six detachable postcards folded into a packet.

Interview with Bente Godal by Leigh Girvin, part 3

Part 3 of an interview with Bente Godal focusing on how Godal made the move from ski racer in Norway to ski instructor in Breckenridge. Includes information on Breckenridge's nightlife and seasonal work in the early 1960s.

Godal, Bente

Interview with Bente Godal by Leigh Girvin, part 4

Part 4 of an interview with Bente Godal focusing on how Godal made the move from ski racer in Norway to ski instructor in Breckenridge. Includes information on early founders of the ski area and their histories.

Godal, Bente

Interview with Kate Brewer and Kay McGinnis by Leigh Girvin, part 4

Part 4 of an interview with Kate Brewer and Kay McGinnis. This is the second time Brewer and McGinnis were interviewed for the Oral History Project. Topics include the growth of Breckenridge from the late 1960s to early 1970s, including after the ski resort was sold to Aspen Skiing Company. As well as a brief discussion on a series of fires or possible arsons in town.

Brewer, Kate

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