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Title
The Last Rail. The Invocation, Fixing the Wire, May 10th, 1869.
Creator
Hart, Alfred A., 1816-1908
Contributor
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916
Date Created and/or Issued
1869
Publication Information
[San Francisco] : Watkins
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
STEREO-1987
STEREO COLLECTION: RAILROADS: C.P.R.R.: WATKINS: # 355.
Photographer's no. 355.
Orange mount; pink verso.
Shows ceremony at Promontory Point, completion of railroad. On right, Amos L. Bowsher, General Foreman of Telegraph Construction, standing on ladder connecting wire to gold spike and Stanford's hammer.
Originally photographed and published by A.A. Hart; reissued by Watkins.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photoprint on stereo card : stereograph ; 3 1/2 x 7 in.
Identifier
(C)001389525CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-2839
Subject
Bowsher, A. L.. (Amos L.)--Photographs
Central Pacific Railroad Company--Photographs
Union Pacific Railroad Company--Photographs
Railroads--Utah--Promontory Point (Cape)
Telegraph--Utah--Promontory Point (Cape)
Railroad locomotives--Utah--Promontory Point (Cape)
Railroad construction workers
Promontory Point (Utah : Cape)--Photographs
Stereographs
Photographic prints
Place
Utah
Promontory Point (Cape)
Promontory Point (Utah : Cape)

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