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Title
View of San Antonio Creek showing the trestle of the Transcontinental Railroad [picture]
Creator
Thomas Houseworth & Co
Date Created and/or Issued
1870?
Publication Information
Oakland Public Library
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Collection
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain
Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
The photograph depicts the trestle of the Central Pacific Railroad Co. crossing San Antonio Creek below the dam that formed Lake Merritt. Vessels docked in Alameda are visible in the distance. The trestle was the last obstacle overcome in the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Negative number in Oakland History Room's collection : F-180.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 20 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt2b69q78c
copl_069
Neg. F-180
Subject
Harbors - California - Oakland - History - Pictorial works
Wetlands - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Live oak - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Railroads - California - Oakland - History - Pictorial works
Central Pacific Railroad Company - History - Pictorial works
Place
Oakland (Calif.) - Harbor - Pictorial works.
Oakland Estuary (Oakland, Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.

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