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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

OVP 68

GUSN

GUSN-221516

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
public buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
railroads
mountains
photographs
photographic prints
albumen prints

Inscription

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.

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0243

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, mounted ; 22 x 17 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.243

Image Dimensions

17 1/2 x 22 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Mount Washington (Coos county, New Hampshire) [mountain]

Record Details

Originator

Butterfield, D.W. (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
photographic prints
albumen prints

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP 68