(“Telegraph Office on Pikes Peak” by Stewarts Commercial Photographers. Copyright Pikes Peak Library District, courtesy of Special Collections. Image Number: 013-1099.)

People going into building on summit of Pikes Peak past large snowbanks. Building has sign over door, “Telegraph your friends the highest telegraph office in the world.”

 

2 Responses to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 11/29/10: Telegraph Office on Pikes Peak

  1. Jerry says:

    Appreciate the photo.

    Do you know in what year it was taken?

  2. Craig Richardson says:

    The photo was taken ca. 1890’s.

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