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Title
Chevy pickup truck next to locomotive engine No. 7 and train of the Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway at the summit of Mount Tamalpais
Creator
Al Graves
Contributor
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1923
1983
1997
Publication Information
Mill Valley Public Library
Trans-Anglo Books Division of Interurban Press P.O. Box 6444 Glendale, CA 91205; Potrero Meadow Publishing Company, P.O Box 269, Mill Valley, CA 94942 (415) 454-2769
Contributing Institution
Mill Valley Public Library
Collection
Mill Valley History Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Copyrighted
Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. Images from the Mill Valley Public Library will be credited with the standard credit line: Courtesy of the Lucretia Little History Room, Mill Valley Public Library (and to the photographer or creator if known). This credit line is to appear alongside the reproduction. If a publication or film/video production uses material it may appear at the end.
Mill Valley Public Library
Mill Valley Public Library History Room, 375 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA, 94941, 415-389-4292 x131
Circa 1923
Copyright by Mill Valley Public Library
Description
Chevy pickup truck filled with boxes or crates next to engine No. 7 and open air passenger car on the Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway near the summit of Mount Tamalpais. One man is sitting in the driver's seat of the pickup truck with arm extended towards the train talking with two men standing next to the train. Another man is standing on the other side of the pickup truck. Steam is arising from the locomotive smokestack. The open air passenger railroad car is filled with passengers. The lookout tower may be seen in the background on the peak of Mount Tamalpais. Part of some other empty railroad passenger cars may be seen on the left of the photo. The Tavern fire ruins are behind the locomotive.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print: 25 x 20.5 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt6x0nd4kh
CMLPL_199
photo cabinet 2, Railroads Mill Valley, Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railroad; negative 2019
Language
English
Subject
Railroads
Railroad passenger cars
Railroad locomotives
Mountains
Automobiles
Trucks
Pickup trucks
Open air passenger railroad cars
Mountain peaks
Mountain railroads
Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railroad
Chevrolet
Place
Mount Tamalpais
Source
Selected photograph from page 86 of "The Crookedest Railroad in the World" by Ted Wurm and Al Graves Selected photograph from page 118 of "Mill Valley The Early Years" by Barry Spitz;

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