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Snow Blockade, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

About this Collection

This album of 15 Taber photographs shows railroad cuts through the deep snow of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Machinery for cutting through the drifts and railroad workers are also shown in several photographs. The photographs were taken in Placer County at Emigrant Gap, Cascade, and Blue Canon. Each photo bears a printed caption and photographer's number. The title of the collection is the one embossed on the cover of the album. Also embossed on the cover is the name "W.H. Kendal," whose bookplate is pasted to the inside front cover of the album.... View collection guide.

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