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2018.004.6 Looking up the gulch at the Stewart slide & into the tunnel.

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: 1937-02-24

: E. Annette Huyter and James Albert Terry

: Walter Terry

: 1930s, avalanche, Stewart slide (1937), and Stewart; Evelyn

: Sandon

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1 b/w photograph (8.9 cm x 14.8 cm)

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View looking at the entrance of a tunnel dug underneath an avalanche into the Stewart home to recover the body of Evelyn Stewart of Sandon, age 6. The girl perished inside her grandparents' home in Sandon's upper gulch when the house was destroyed by an avalanche while she was visiting on 24 February 1937. Notes on rear: 'Looking up the gulch at the Stewart slide & into the tunnel. Here most of the digging was done in search of the body of little Evelyn Stewart.'

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