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Title
Summit of Sierra Nevada, snow sheds in foreground, Donner Lake in the distance, C.P.R.R.
Creator
Russell, Andrew J
Contributor
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887
Date Created and/or Issued
1870
Publication Information
New York : Julius Bien
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery : with a description of the geographical and geological features, and some account of the resources of the great West; containing thirty photographic views along the line of the Pacific rail road, from Omaha to Sacramento / by F.V. Hayden. Plate no. [XXIX].
Illustrated with thirty views taken by A.J. Russell while in the employ of the Union Pacific Railroad Company. These documented the construction of the Pacific Railroad, initially published in 1869 in album, The Great West Illustrated.
2010-6152.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print : albumen ; image 6 x 8 in.
Identifier
(C)001470594CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Central Pacific Railroad Company--Photographs
Railroad construction & maintenance--California--Nevada County
Snowsheds--California--Nevada County
Lakes & ponds--California--Nevada County
Mountains--California
Railroad tunnels--California--Nevada County
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Photographs
Donner Lake (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Albumen prints
Book illustrations
Landscape photographs
Place
California
Nevada County
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Donner Lake (Calif.)

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