Inventory of Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route [graphic], 1894

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Inventory of Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route [graphic], 1894

Collection number: BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
Sacha Silva
Date Completed:
Oct. 26, 1995
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route [graphic],
Date: 1894
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB
Creator: Tibbitts, H. C. (Howard C.)
Extent: Number of items: 2 albums (107 photographic prints)
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Views of the "principle points of interest on the entire Southern Pacific system." Includes New Orleans; Louisiana Bayous and cane fields; the Alamo; Casa Grande and other Arizona scenes; the Salton Sea (including "plowing salt") and Indio, Calif. vicinity; Riverside, Calif.; Santa Barbara Mission; Yosemite and the Mariposa Grove of sequoia; numerous San Francisco views; the Hotel del Monte and Monterey vicinity; and numerous Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe, and Mt. Shasta area views. One view of hydraulic mining is present.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Photographs of the Southern Pacific route [graphic], BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The 118 photographs were purchased from the California Book Auction.

Funding

Purchased through the Coulter Fund.

Scope and Content

(Taken from original inventory listing)
List and titles of a series of photographs sent to Mr. George H. Daniels, General Passenger Agent, New York Central & Hudson River R.R., New York City, New York. These views embrace, in a general way, the principal points of interest on the entire Southern Pacific System. They are numbered in consecutive order, commencing with No. 1, on the lower left-hand corner of each picture.

Scope and Content

Note: Items numbered 1-118: numbers taken from original typed list received with collection. This list was apparently made by the photographer, and numbers have been retained in spite of gaps in sequence.

List of Items

volume Vol. 1, item :1

New Orleans, Along the Levee.

item :2

New Orleans, A Sugar Refinery.

item :3

New Orleans, A Statue of Andrew Jackson.

item :4

New Orleans, Intramural Cemetery.

item :5

View along the Bayou Teche in Louisiana.

item :6

View along the Bayou Teche in Louisiana.

item :7

Cutting Sugar Cane, Louisiana.

item :8

A Sugar Mill, New Orleans.

item :9

Front View of the Alamo, San Antonio.

item :10

Devil's River Pailsades in the Canyon of the Rio Grande.

item :11

Devil's River Pailsades in the Canyon of the Rio Grande.

item :12

In the Canyon of the Rio Grande, near the mouth of the Pecos River.

item :13

In the Canyon of the Rio Grande, near the mouth of the Pecos River.

item :14

Painted Cave, in the Canyon of the Rio Grande.

item :15

Painted Cave, in the Canyon of the Rio Grande.

item :16

Mission San Xavier del Bac, near Tucson.

item :17

The Casa Grande ruins in Arizona, probably the oldest prehistoric remains in North America.

item :18

The Casa Grande ruins in Arizona, probably the oldest prehistoric remains in North America.

item :19

A Street Scene in Tempe, Arizona.

item :20

View of the Giant Cactus as found in New Mexico and Arizona.

item :21

Along the banks of the Gila, near Yuma, Arizona.

item :22

S.P. Bridge spanning the Colorado River at Yuma. On the opposite bank is shown the buildings of Old Fort Yuma.

item :23

An Indian Hut on the Colorado Desert, near Yuma.

item :24

Salton -- A Sea of Salt. 263 feet below sea level.

item :25

Plowing salt at Salton.

item :26

Indio.

item :27

Indio.

item :28

Magnolia Avenue, Riverside.

item :29

Orange Grove, Riverside.

item :30

The Beach at Santa Monica.

item :31-33

[Numbers skipped: No images]

item :34

Santa Barbara Mission, Exterior.

item :35

Santa Barbara Mission, Courtyard.

item :36

Santa Barbara Mission, The Old Door-Way.

item :37

Santa Barbara Mission, Interior.

item :38

Santa Barbara Mission, "Meditation."

item :39

Santa Barbara Mission, "In the Belfry Tower."

item :40

The Graces, Mariposa Group of Big Trees.

item :41

Wawona, Mariposa Group of Big Trees.

item :42

Yosemite Valley, from the Artists' Point.

item :43

Yosemite Valley, Three Brothers.

item :44

Yosemite Valley, The Domes.

item :45

Yosemite Valley, Upper and Lower Falls.

item :46

Yosemite Valley, Cloud's Rest and Half Dome.

item :47

Yosemite Valley, El Capitan.

item :48

Yosemite Valley, El Capitan.

item :49

Yosemite Valley, Lower Yosemite Falls.

item :50-51

[Numbers skipped: No images]

item :52

Snow Plant of the Sierras.

item :53

San Francisco, Market Street, looking East.

item :54

San Francisco, Golden Gate Park.

item :55

San Francisco, Golden Gate Park.

item :56

San Francisco, The Golden Gate.

item :57

San Francisco, Decorations on the "Woey Sin Low" Restaurant (Chinese).

item :58

San Francisco, Court Yard, Palace Hotel.

item :59

San Francisco, U.S. Mint.

item :60

San Francisco, Along the Wharves [Sailing ships at dock].

item :61

San Francisco, Ferry Boat Piedmont.

item :62

U.S. Cruiser "San Francisco", built at Union Iron Works, S.F.

item :63

Transfer Boat "Solano", plying between Port Costa and Benicia.

item :64

[Number skipped: No image]

item :65

West-end Quadrangle, Stanford University.

item :66

Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton.

item :67

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Front View.

item :68

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Front View.

item Vol. 2, volume :69

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Front View.

item :70

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Main Entrance.

item :71

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Arizona Garden.

item :72

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, The Lawn.

item :73

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Flower Beds.

item :74

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Laguna del Rey.

item :75

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Laguna del Rey.

item :76

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Laguna del Rey.

item :77

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Cypress Point.

item :78

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Point Dougty.

item :79

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Carmel Valley.

item :80

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Carmel Bay.

item :81

Monterey, The Old Adobe Custom House, historical as being the first building on which the first American flag was raised in California.

item :82

Monterey, An Old Adobe Building, supposed to be the first hotel in California.

item :83

A typical Old Adobe Building near Santa Ysabel.

item :84

The Big Tree Grove at Felton, Santa Cruz Mountains.

item :85

The Big Tree Grove at Felton, Santa Cruz Mountains.

item :86

Santa Cruz Mountains.

item :87

Cape Horn, Sierra Nevadas.

item :88

[Number skipped: No image]

item :89

Rotary Snow Plow in action, Sierra Nevadas.

item :90

[Number skipped: No image]

item :91

Donner Lake.

item :92

Lake Tahoe, General View of the Shore-line looking West from Cave Rock.

item :93

Lake Tahoe - View looking South from Tallac Point across the entire length of the Lake, the Mountains in the distance being twenty-two miles away.

item :94

Lake Tahoe - Cave Rock.

item :95

[Number skipped: No image]

item :96

Lake Tahoe - Mount Tallac (10,000 ft. high) from Fallen Leaf Lake.

item :97

Lake Tahoe - White Cloud Falls.

item :98

Fallen Leaf Lake, near Lake Tahoe, showing the wonderful transparency of the waters, the depth of the water in the foreground of this picture being some twenty-two inches.

item :99

[Number skipped: No image]

item :100

Glen Alpine - Susie Lake.

Additional Note

Glen Alpine, a magnificent country adjacent to Lake Tahoe, and one of the most picturesque and scenic portions of the Sierras. [Note from photographer's original typed list.]
item :101

Glen Alpine - Heather Lake.

item :102

Glen Alpine - Susie Lake.

item :103

Glen Alpine - The Crest of the Sierras.

item :104

Glen Alpine - The Crest of the Sierras.

item :105

Tavern of the Castle Crags.

item :106

Castle Crags from the Sacramento River.

item :107

A distant view of Mount Shasta, from Castle Crags.

item :108

Mossbrae Falls, Sacramento Canyon.

item :109

Mount Shasta Soda Springs, Sacramento Canyon.

item :110

The Eighteenth Crossing of the Sacramento River. This bridge was built on a fourteen degree curve, 2.2 percent grade, and each span on a different skew.

item :111

Mount Shasta from Strawberry Valley.

item :112

Sugar Pine Forests in Northern California.

item :113

Hydraulic Mining.

item :114

The Old Miner's Cabin.

item :115

"Ye Olden Days" [Stage coach].

item :116

[Number skipped: No image]

item :117

Map of California [photograph of map].

item :118

Map of California [photograph of map].