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Title
Excelsior Mine (3 views)
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1880]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2008-0896
PHOTO: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SIERRA COUNTY: EXCELSIOR MINE
Three views of the Excelsior Mine on Goodyears Creek four miles northwest of Downieville near Monte Cristo.
View 1 (2008-0896) shows patches of snow on the ground, rocky hillside, several wooden buildings (center) -- view 2 (2008-0897) closer view of the buildings, four men visible -- view 3 (2008-0898) shows the buildings from a slightly different angle, horse-drawn wagon and several men visible.
Transferred from CSL's C.W. Hendel Manuscript Collection.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
3 photographic prints on boudoir cards ; 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001389081CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-2393
Subject
Gold mining--California--Sierra County
Buildings--California--Sierra County
Sierra County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Boudoir card photographs
Place
California
Sierra County
Sierra County (Calif.)

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