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Source:   Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900. [An album of mounted photographs.]


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Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900: Hospital, church; Beach swept clean. The great storm - Sept. 12, 1900. A wave striking Frank's tent on the beach tipped it over, sending stove and everything across floor. Being partly prepared, they carried (between the highest waves) tent and all, up on to the tundra. After the storm, Buckingham and Pomeroy putting up temporary tent for Pomeroy to live in. Others were going by first boat. Remains of Frank's plant at extreme left; Remains of Frank's plant. All but Buckingham in picture. Trying to get the suction pipe. Engine and pump in foreground. 1600 - boiler gone out into Bering Sea; The Sequoia, Puget Sound, Came ashore in September storm - upright, with all sails set. Cannot be floated, with profit.

Image ID: 1596928

Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900: Hospital, church; Beach swept clean. The great storm - Sept. 12... (1900)

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:  Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900: Hospital, church; Beach swept clean. The great storm - Sept. 12, 1900. A wave striking Frank's tent on the beach tipped it over, sending stove and everything across floor. Being partly prepared, they carried (between the highest waves) tent and all, up on to the tundra. After the storm, Buckingham and Pomeroy putting up temporary tent for Pomeroy to live in. Others were going by first boat. Remains of Frank's plant at extreme left; Remains of Frank's plant. All but Buckingham in picture. Trying to get the suction pipe. Engine and pump in foreground. 1600 - boiler gone out into Bering Sea; The Sequoia, Puget Sound, Came ashore in September storm - upright, with all sails set. Cannot be floated, with profit.

Created Date

: 1900

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Source

: Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900. [An album of mounted photographs.]

Source Description

: 1 v. of illus. (unpaged) 25 x 30 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy

Catalog Call Number

: IW 76-2288

Digital ID

: 1596928

Record ID

: 1071076

Digital Item Published

: 9-25-2007; updated 4-16-2012

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