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Central Pacific Railroad

Title
Central Pacific Railroad [graphic] / Alfred A. Hart.
Author
Hart, Alfred A., 1816-1908
Publication
Sacramento, Cal. : Alfred A. Hart, 1864?-1869?

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Description
25 stereographs (photographic prints) : albumen, some col.; 85 x 175 mm. or smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Cityscapes.
  • Artists' signatures.
  • Albumen prints.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Title and statement of responsibility from labels. Most views have titles printed on mount, with captions on paper pasted to mount. Some views have hand-written captions, and are signed. Some labels read "Photographed and Published for the Central Pacific Railroad...." Includes views "Photographed and published by Frank Durgan" that duplicate Hart views.
  • Includes one hand-colored view.
  • Views are numbered:12, 41, 74, 76, 93, 120, 136, 150, 163, 183, 187, 203, 207, 214, 279, 279, 296, 299, 301, 302, 320, 363.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F102
Author
Hart, Alfred A., 1816-1908, photographer.
Title
Central Pacific Railroad [graphic] / Alfred A. Hart.
Imprint
Sacramento, Cal. : Alfred A. Hart, 1864?-1869?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views along the Central Pacific Railroad: Bloomer Cut; train crossing Long Ravine Bridge near Colfax, men on flat cars; Secrettown Bridge; Giant's Gap; Black Butte and houses on Crystal Lake; wagons on rutted road through rocky landscape, near Summit Tunnel; general view of Colfax, looking east; interior view of snow shed frame; wagons and horse teams throng Main Street in Cisco; snowy view of the summits of the Sierras; group stands on road at lower right, near tunnel, view of Donner Lake from Summit Tunnel; Chinese workers, one with yoke and buckets, at creek at Coldstream; railroad locomotive in foreground of view of J Street, Sacramento from the levee; two views of the bridge, 4th crossing of the Truckee River, 147 miles from Sacramento; track running along baslatic rocks, lower canyon of Truckee; Truckee River and R.R. at Lime Point; Pleasant Valley, lower canyon of the Truckee, looking west, another view looking east; Winnemucca town and peak; Ogden and the Wahsatch Range.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Durgan, Frank. Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F102
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