E.L. Biggerstaff "The Rambler"

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Photograph from The Manitou & Pike's Peak Railway Tour. Four men are shown seated inside of a vehicle on top of rugged terrain.

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 4 x 7 in. mounted to: 6 x 9 in.

Creation Information

Hiestand, J.G. 1913.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Childress County Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 85 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Childress County Heritage Museum

Since 1983, the Museum has recorded the history and preserved historical artifacts of the county, named after co-author of the Texas Declaration of Independence George C. Childress. The building that houses the Museum is of Spanish Colonial style and received Texas Historical Landmark designation in 1991.

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Description

Photograph from The Manitou & Pike's Peak Railway Tour. Four men are shown seated inside of a vehicle on top of rugged terrain.

Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; 4 x 7 in. mounted to: 6 x 9 in.

Notes

Front of photograph: "-The Rambler- Aug 19, 1913. The Queen of Pike's Peak. Official time ascending, 4 hrs 10 min from Manitou. Tonnage 4750 lbs, C.L. Sloan Agt' and driver. Memphis, Tex, E.L. Biggerstaff Chauffuer Childress Tex. S.T. Bell, Pilot, Colorado Springs. Billy Tillman mechanic, Pike's Peak Garage."

Back of photograph: "E.J. Biggerstaff 1913 tour to Pike's Peak Aug 19."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • 1913

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  • Feb. 18, 2008, 10 p.m.

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Hiestand, J.G. E.L. Biggerstaff "The Rambler", photograph, 1913; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34560/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Childress County Heritage Museum.