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Title
Biggs, Butte Co., Cal., looking east, showing Rio Bonito fruit district on the Feather River.
Contributor
Sacramento History Online: 2002-2003
Date Created and/or Issued
[189-?]
Publication Information
Elliott Pub. Co
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1999-0038.
Bird's eye view of the town of Biggs surrounded by 18 illustrations of buildings and farms; "key to view" locates by number some sites and identifies owners of some residences.
"Compliments of S.H. LaShells, real estate-insurance agent. A speciality made of choice fruit lands." Text describes Biggs and promotes area as excellent for orchards.
Illustrations surrounding pictorial map of Biggs include: (clockwise from top left) Railroad livery stable, E. M. Brown, prop., Hamilton Hall, 1883; Hamilton School, Biggs, Butte Co. Cal.; residence & orchard of Judge John Beall, 4 miles east of Biggs; residence on fruit ranch of Alexander & Hammon, Rio Bonito Dist.;
Residence of J. M. Hastings, Biggs, Cal.; residence of John Arow, Biggs, Cal.; residence of Dr. B. Bussey, Biggs, Cal.; residence of Mrs. A. A. Bradford, Biggs, Cal.; Baptist Church, Biggs, Cal.; residence of C.A. Hiett. Biggs, Cal.; birds-eye view of part of fruit ranch of Hatch & Rock, Rio Bonito Dist.;
Planters Hotel, Livery & Feed Stable, Philip Grein, prop., Biggs.; gathering fruit for shipment on ranch of Alexander & Hammon; home & orchard of F. Preble, Rio Bonito, Dist.; Residence of H. S. Brink, Biggs, Cal;
Methodist Church, Biggs, Cal.; residence of J. M. Coffman, Biggs, Cal.; residence of G. K. Smith, Biggs, Cal.
Negative, no. 27,509 (8 x 10 in.) b/w.
Type
image
Format
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 print : lithograph ; image 16 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. on 21 x 28 in. sheet.
Identifier
(C)001378243CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-1480
Language
English
Subject
Buildings--California--Biggs
Streets--California--Biggs
Railroads--California--Butte County
Churches--California--Biggs
Houses--California--Biggs
Hotels--California--Biggs
Schools--California--Biggs
Ranches--California--Butte County
Orchards--California--Butte County
Biggs (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Prints
Lithographs
Bird's-eye view prints
Place
California
Biggs
Butte County
Biggs (Calif.)

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