Snowfall in Cle Elum III.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Russell H. Connell 1876-1950., “Snowfall in Cle Elum III.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed July 23, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8453.

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Title

Snowfall in Cle Elum III.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Kittitas Co. (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; First Street (Cle Elum, Wash.); Central Annex (Cle Elum, Wash.); Blizzards -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; Winter scenes -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; City and town life -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; Commercial streets -- Washington (State) -- Cle Elum; Horse-drawn carriages and carts

Description

A team of six strong horses pulls a sled through three feet of new snow on E. First Street in Cle Elum during the winter of 1915-1916. From November until April over 28 feet of snow fell on the upper Kittitas County communities of Roslyn, Ronald and Cle Elum bringing nearly all forms of transportation to a halt. The driver turns his team from Pennsylvania Avenue traveling east onto First Street. The brick Central Hotel Annex is on the right.: Postcard titled, "The Big Snow Cle Elum, Wash." (Connell Photo)

Creator

Russell H. Connell 1876-1950.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

Winter of 1915-1916.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

4" x 6 3/4" b/w enlarged reprint of original photograph postcard.

Identifier

STS-072