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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.

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1903-[19]04
Place: Bristol, Conn.
Date Created: 1900
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: IW 76-2288
Topics
Churches
Hospitals
Shipwrecks
Alaska
Bering Sea
Notes
Content: Includes also photographs taken in western and southwestern United States, Mexico, Maine and the Netherlands.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG774640291-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10434525
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ef858800-c6d0-012f-20b8-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1903: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
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Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "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." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-68f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "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." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-68f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1903). 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. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-68f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.