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Guide to the Stereographs of the Central Pacific and Western Pacific Railroads
PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06  
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Central Pacific Railroad ca. 1868-1873

Physical Description: 16 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily landscape images of the Central Pacific Railroad route.
Stereo No. 602

Washoe Indians.

Stereo No. 783

Scene at Lake Angela, near Donner Peak, Nevada County.

Stereo No. 847

Reflections in Donner Lake.

Stereo No. 851

Pollard's Hotel, and reflections in Donner Lake.

Stereo No. 856

Reflection in Donner Lake.

Stereo No. 1228

American Canon, from the Central Pacific Railroad, 4 miles above Alta.

Stereo No. 1236

Section of the Long Ravine Bridge--120 feet high.

Stereo No. 1245

Rounding Cape Horn.

Stereo No. 1251

Winter view in Cisco--altitude 5,911 feet.

Stereo No. 1255

Cisco in winter--altitude 5,911 feet.

Stereo No. 1263

The snow plow--near Cisco, Placer Co., Cal.

Stereo No. 1278

French Lake--near Old Man Mountain, Nevada County.

Stereo No. 1294

The Truckee River, near the state line, Central Pacific Railroad.

Stereo No. 1318

Secret Town Bridge--1,100 ft. long, 95 ft. high, from the east.

Stereo No. 1471

Railroad ferry-boat El Capitan.

Stereo No. 1525

Alameda Canon, below the third bridge.


Western Pacific Railroad ca. 1868-1873

Physical Description: 1 stereograph

Scope and Content Note

Contains one stereo from the Western Pacific Railroad with a view of the water and horizon of San Francisco Bay.
Stereo No. 1480

Reflection in San Francisco Bay, from the Railroad Wharf, Oakland.