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Title
The Snow Plow - near Cisco, Placer Co., Cal. # 1263
Contributor
Thomas Houseworth & Co
Date Created and/or Issued
[18--]
Publication Information
San Francisco : Thomas Houseworth & Co
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
STEREO-1835
STEREO COLLECTION: RAILROADS: C.P.R.R.: THOMAS HOUSEWORTH & CO.: # 1263.
Photographer's number 1263
Orange mount; pink verso.
On Front: "Central Pacific Railroad." and "Thomas Houseworth & Co., San Francisco."
View of a snow plow pushed by several locomotives being used to clear the train tracks of snow. The snow is as deep as the train on either side of the tracks, trees and a building (train depot?) are visible in the background, and 6 men stand in the snow and on the plow.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photoprint on stereo card : stereograph ; 3 1/2 x 7 in.
Identifier
(C)001389476CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-2789
Subject
Central Pacific Railroad Company
Railroad construction & maintenance--California--Cisco
Snowplows--California--Cisco
Railroads--California--Cisco
Cisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Stereographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Cisco
Cisco (Calif.)

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