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Title
Downstream From Storrie Power House and Western Pacific Railroad Track
Contributor
Way, Glenn M
Publication Information
Meriam Library. California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Collection
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
View of downstream from Storrie Power House and Western Pacific Railroad track at Plumas County. Date is unknown. Donor/Source of Loan: Rob Hanford (loan).
Audio Tape #12B-220. Downstream From Storrie Power House and Western Pacific Railroad Track. In the left foreground is the switchback connecting Storrie to the Western Pacific Railroad. Running parallel to it is the telephone line, which had been broken on this day and which Glenn M. Way had been sent out to repair. GMW had hiked from the road bed out to a point above the river to take this photograph. The engine that moved the equipment on this switchback was a boadgauge Shay steam engine.
Type
Image
Format
138 x 79 mm
Film negative
Identifier
sc17368
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll11/id/24712
Subject
Western Pacific Railroad Company
Great Western Power Company
Railroads
Railroad bridges
Railroad tracks
Place
Plumas County (Calif.)
Storrie (Calif.)
Source
sc17368.tif
Relation
original not owned
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection

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