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Lowe House I, North side, Pitkin Street, Southwest on North Fork, Saint Elmo (historical), Chaffee County, CO



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Location
Southwest on North Fork, Saint Elmo (historical), CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CO-170
Building/structure dates: 1881 initial construction
Significance: Illustrates a first generation wooden balloon frame house in the mining camp, built soon after the first sawmill went into operation. In this case the owners of the house operated a sawmill. Shows the importance of the front elevation; it alone received clapboarding. While side elevations and rear were board and batten.

Subjects
Houses
Wooden Buildings
Domestic Life


Related Names
Lowe Family
Cat Murphy Gold Mining Company
Thallheimer, Arnold, Photographer
Glass, James A., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOWE HOUSE I, VIEWING NORTHWEST
2. LOWE HOUSE I, VIEWING NORTHWEST


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