Ocean Wave Bridge, north of town, over the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, Lake City, Colorado, a wood-beam and plank suspension bridge. George Betts and James Browning were hanged by a lynch mob on April 26, 1882 for the murder of Sheriff Campbell.
Formerly F34644.; Hand-written title photoprint mount: "1898 Ocean Wave Bridge, Lake City, on which George Betts and James Browning wer hung, 16 years ago the 26th of this April."; Photoprint faded and scratched.; Title hand-written on mat board mount below photoprint.; R7100000726
1 photonegative ; 10 x 13 cm. (4 x 5 in.); 1 photoprint ; 22 x 17 cm. (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)
Gunnison River (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Lake City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bridges--Colorado--Lake City--1890-1900.
Source: Grant Houston Editor, Silver World Newspaper, PO Box 517, Lake City, Colorado 81235
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Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image