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Title
[Rome Power House, workers] (6 views)
Date Created and/or Issued
[1901]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
View 1 (2012-2083). Upton & Leary, Rome Power Plant series. Shows two men crossing river on rope/pulley -- view 2 (2012-2084). Worker at Rome Power Plant -- view 3 (2012-2085). Rome dining room. Shows workers and Chinese American cook -- view 4 (2012-2086). In the Rome Power House. Shows workers in plant interior -- view 5 (2012-2087). Workers at the Rome Power Plant, c. 1901 -- view 6 (2012-2088). Rome Glee Club, c. 1901. Musicians with guitar, flutes, horn.
Built in 1895 by Nevada County Electric Power Company on South Yuba River. Operated from 1896 (when completed) to 1910 (when abandoned). Supplied power to Nevada City and Grass Valley. Known as the "Rome" plant after Romulus Riggs Colgate, investor in Power Company. First plant in what became Pacific Gas & Electric.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
6 photographic prints ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.
Identifier
(C)001485214CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Pacific Gas and Electric Company--Photographs
Chinese Americans--California--Nevada County--Photographs
Power plants--California--Nevada County
Hydroelectric power--California--Nevada County
Rivers--California--Nevada County
Dining rooms--California--Nevada County
Musicians--California--Nevada County
Nevada County (Calif.)--Photographs
South Yuba River (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Nevada County
Nevada County (Calif.)
South Yuba River (Calif.)

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