|Title||Summit of Chilkoot Pass depicting aftermath of the April 3, 1898 avalanche, Alaska. |
|Photographer||Hegg, Eric A., 1867-1948 |
|Notes||Shows tents and supplies buried in snow.|
""[Aftermath of the April 3, 1898 avalanche between Sheep Camp and Chilkoot summit]. Sixty-three bodies were dug out from the snow."" (Murray Morgan, One Man's Gold Rush, p. 60)
Caption on image: ""On the summit of Chilkoot Pass after the snowslide. April 3rd 1898. copyright 1898""
Original image in Hegg Album 1, page 35.
Original photograph by Eric A. Hegg 203; copied by Webster and Stevens 142.A.
Klondike Gold Rush.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Mountain passes--Alaska|
|Subjects (LCSH)||Chilkoot Pass (Alaska)|
|Location Depicted||United States--Alaska--Chilkoot Pass |
|Digital Collection||Eric A. Hegg Photographs|
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|Negative Number||Hegg 203 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Eric A. Hegg Photograph Collection. PH Coll 274|
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 120 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 4/1999. |