• Creator
  • Dobbs, B. B. (Beverly Bennett)
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1903
  • Description
  • By late fall 1899, reports of gold strikes at Nome gained enough credibility to draw gold seekers from Dawson. Some 2,500 people left Dawson for Nome, traveling by river or trail. Once the word was out in Seattle and elsewhere, the small settlement grew quickly.This photo shows a commercial building in Nome sometime between 1900 and 1905. A drugstore and doctor's office occupies the left side of the building and a steamship office occupies the... more
    By late fall 1899, reports of gold strikes at Nome gained enough credibility to draw gold seekers from Dawson. Some 2,500 people left Dawson for Nome, traveling by river or trail. Once the word was out in Seattle and elsewhere, the small settlement grew quickly.This photo shows a commercial building in Nome sometime between 1900 and 1905. A drugstore and doctor's office occupies the left side of the building and a steamship office occupies the right side. By late 1899, Nome already had four drugstores. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle