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Title
Ye Alpine Tavern, Mt. Lowe, California, ca. 1900
Contributor
Kwiatkowski, Louis F. (architect)
Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 (builder)
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1900
Contributing Institution
Palos Verdes Library District
Collection
Postcard and Ephemera Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Hand-colored postcard image shows view of a group of five women standing next to the railway tracks in front of Ye Alpine Tavern, Mt. Lowe, which opened in 1895 and served as the Pacific Electric Mt. Lowe line terminus for Thaddeus Lowe's Alpine incline railway up Echo Mountain. The Mt. Lowe Trail Campground now occupies the site of the famous Alpine Tavern, which was destroyed by fire in 1936. An American flag with 45 stars is hanging in front of the multi-story stone and wood tavern, and a sign that reads "Mt. Lowe / Post Office" is visible on a large tree behind the group of women.
Date Built: 1895
Information from http://aaaim.com/echo/v2n2/AlpineTavern.htm
Type
image
Format
1 postcard; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Identifier
pvld:1154
bar code: 000013524
Subject
Inclined railroads--California--Mount Lowe
Taverns (Inns)--California--Mount Lowe
Ye Alpine Tavern
Pacific Electric Railway Company
Mount Lowe Railway
Time Period
1891-1900
Place
Lowe, Mount (Calif.)

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