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Exterior view of the Summit House and Mount Washington railroad, N.H., undated

PC001.01.TMP.243 (RS98965)

Description

View shows the train and track atop Mount Washington with the Summit House. In the center of the photograph is a marker with an inscription above a cairn of stones.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, mounted ; 22 x 17 1/2 inches
Inscriptions
D.W. Butterworth photographer and publisher, Cambridgeport, Mass. (printed)
Summit House and Mt. Washington R.R.
Greatest Elevation 6291 ft.
Above sea level.
Sharpest grade 1980 ft. to the mile. (stamped)
Miss Lizze Bourne
Daughter of Judge Bourne
Of
Kennebunk, Maine
Perished here
Sept 14, 1855
Aged 20 yrs.
Dimensions
17 1/2x 22(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0243
GUSN
221516
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.243

Record details

Originator
Butterfield, D.W. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
exterior views
hotels (public accommodations)
mountains
public buildings
railroads
Material Type
albumen prints
photographic prints
photographs
Places
Mount Washington (Coos county, New Hampshire) [mountain]
Places (Buildings)
Mount Washington Summit House (N.H.)
Location Note
OVP 68

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