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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.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
6 photographic prints ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.
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
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