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Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900: On the Spit, after storm, smaller wreck protected by larger; This schooner was driven ashore, June 1900. Also smaller boats at right. Note guy ropes to shore, June storm 1900; Lighter washed up by storm. Wrecked lumber pile; tug cast ashore in Sept. storm. The lighter coming in is the only one that outrode gale, being held by anchored steamer, three miles out. About 100 lighters got away.

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Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900: On the Spit, after storm, smaller wreck protected by larger; This schooner was driven ashore, June 1900. Also smaller boats at right. Note guy ropes to shore, June storm 1900; Lighter washed up by storm. Wrecked lumber pile; tug cast ashore in Sept. storm. The lighter coming in is the only one that outrode gale, being held by anchored steamer, three miles out. About 100 lighters got away.

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Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900: On the Spit, after storm, smaller wreck protected by larger; This schooner was driven ashore, June 1900. Also smaller boats at right. Note guy ropes to shore, June storm 1900; Lighter washed up by storm. Wrecked lumber pile; tug cast ashore in Sept. storm. The lighter coming in is the only one that outrode gale, being held by anchored steamer, three miles out. About 100 lighters got away.
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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
Schooners
Tugboats
Shipwrecks
Nome (Alaska)
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): f03d8920-c6d0-012f-704a-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1903: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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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: On the Spit, after storm, smaller wreck protected by larger; This schooner was driven ashore, June 1900. Also smaller boats at right. Note guy ropes to shore, June storm 1900; Lighter washed up by storm. Wrecked lumber pile; tug cast ashore in Sept. storm. The lighter coming in is the only one that outrode gale, being held by anchored steamer, three miles out. About 100 lighters got away." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-68fb-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: On the Spit, after storm, smaller wreck protected by larger; This schooner was driven ashore, June 1900. Also smaller boats at right. Note guy ropes to shore, June storm 1900; Lighter washed up by storm. Wrecked lumber pile; tug cast ashore in Sept. storm. The lighter coming in is the only one that outrode gale, being held by anchored steamer, three miles out. About 100 lighters got away." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-68fb-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: On the Spit, after storm, smaller wreck protected by larger; This schooner was driven ashore, June 1900. Also smaller boats at right. Note guy ropes to shore, June storm 1900; Lighter washed up by storm. Wrecked lumber pile; tug cast ashore in Sept. storm. The lighter coming in is the only one that outrode gale, being held by anchored steamer, three miles out. About 100 lighters got away. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-68fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Frank E. Downs. Trip to Nome, Alaska, May to Sept. 1900: On the Spit, after storm, smaller wreck protected by larger; This schooner was driven ashore, June 1900. Also smaller boats at right. Note guy ropes to shore, June storm 1900; Lighter washed up by storm. Wrecked lumber pile; tug cast ashore in Sept. storm. The lighter coming in is the only one that outrode gale, being held by anchored steamer, three miles out. About 100 lighters got away.