|Title||Benjamin S. Downing's dog sled teams preparing to leave Circle City to deliver U.S. mail to Fort Gibbon, ca. 1899 |
|Photographer||Warner, Arthur Churchill, 1864-1943 |
|Date||ca. 1899 |
|Notes||Benjamin S. Downing was born August 1861 in Maine. Before moving to Alaska in 1897, he was living in Rochester, New Hampshire, and working as a stock shipper. In 1900, he was living on the Yukon River north of Eagle and was working as a U.S. mail contractor. He also operated the B.S. Downing Eagle & Dawson Stage Line|
Caption on image: B.S. Downing mail teams leaving Circle City for Fort Gibbon, Alaska.
Filed in Alaska series.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Dog teams--Alaska--Circle; Mail sleds--Alaska--Circle; Women--Alaska--Circle; Log cabins--Alaska--Circle |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Circle (Alaska) |
|Location Depicted||United States--Alaska--Circle City |
|Digital Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photographs|
|Order Number||WAR0513 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photograph Collection. PH Coll 273 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||b&w |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004. |