Finding Aid to the Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route, 1894

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University of California, Berkeley
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Finding Aid to the Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route, 1894

Collection number: BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
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Processed by Sacha Silva
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route
Date: 1894
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB
Creator: Tibbitts, H. C. (Howard C.)
Extent: Number of items: 2 albums (107 photographic prints) 1 digital objects (1 images)
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
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: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

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

Alternate Forms Available

Digital reproductions of selected images are available.

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.

Container Listing

volume Vol. 1

New Orleans, Along the Levee. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:001

 

New Orleans, A Sugar Refinery. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:002

 

New Orleans, A Statue of Andrew Jackson. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:003

 

New Orleans, Intramural Cemetery. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:004

 

View along the Bayou Teche in Louisiana. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:005

 

View along the Bayou Teche in Louisiana. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:006

 

Cutting Sugar Cane, Louisiana. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:007

 

A Sugar Mill, New Orleans. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:008

 

Front View of the Alamo, San Antonio. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:009

 

Devil's River Pailsades in the Canyon of the Rio Grande. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:010

 

Devil's River Pailsades in the Canyon of the Rio Grande. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:011

 

In the Canyon of the Rio Grande, near the mouth of the Pecos River. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:012

 

In the Canyon of the Rio Grande, near the mouth of the Pecos River. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:013

 

Painted Cave, in the Canyon of the Rio Grande. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:014

 

Painted Cave, in the Canyon of the Rio Grande. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:015

 

Mission San Xavier del Bac, near Tucson. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:016

 

The Casa Grande ruins in Arizona, probably the oldest prehistoric remains in North America. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:017

 

The Casa Grande ruins in Arizona, probably the oldest prehistoric remains in North America. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:018

 

A Street Scene in Tempe, Arizona. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:019

 

View of the Giant Cactus as found in New Mexico and Arizona. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:020

 

Along the banks of the Gila, near Yuma, Arizona. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:021

 

S.P. Bridge spanning the Colorado River at Yuma. On the opposite bank is shown the buildings of Old Fort Yuma. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:022

 

An Indian Hut on the Colorado Desert, near Yuma. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:023

 

Salton -- A Sea of Salt. 263 feet below sea level. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:024

 

Plowing salt at Salton, Indio. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:025

Creator/Collector: Tibbitts, H. C. (Howard C.)
Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Scope and Content Note

Salton Sea.

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
 

Indio. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:026

 

Indio. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:027

 

Magnolia Avenue, Riverside. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:028

 

Orange Grove, Riverside. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:029

 

The Beach at Santa Monica. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:030

 

[Numbers skipped: No images] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:031-033

 

Santa Barbara Mission, Exterior. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:034

 

Santa Barbara Mission, Courtyard. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:035

 

Santa Barbara Mission, The Old Door-Way. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:036

 

Santa Barbara Mission, Interior. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:037

 

Santa Barbara Mission, "Meditation." BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:038

 

Santa Barbara Mission, "In the Belfry Tower." BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:039

 

The Graces, Mariposa Group of Big Trees. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:040

 

Wawona, Mariposa Group of Big Trees. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:041

 

Yosemite Valley, from the Artists' Point. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:042

 

Yosemite Valley, Three Brothers. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:043

 

Yosemite Valley, The Domes. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:044

 

Yosemite Valley, Upper and Lower Falls. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:045

 

Yosemite Valley, Cloud's Rest and Half Dome. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:046

 

Yosemite Valley, El Capitan. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:047

 

Yosemite Valley, El Capitan. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:048

 

Yosemite Valley, Lower Yosemite Falls. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:049

 

[Numbers skipped: No images] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:050-51

 

Snow Plant of the Sierras. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:052

 

San Francisco, Market Street, looking East. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:053

 

San Francisco, Golden Gate Park. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:054

 

San Francisco, Golden Gate Park. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:055

 

San Francisco, The Golden Gate. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:056

 

San Francisco, Decorations on the "Woey Sin Low" Restaurant (Chinese). BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:057

 

San Francisco, Court Yard, Palace Hotel. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:058

 

San Francisco, U.S. Mint. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:059

 

San Francisco, Along the Wharves [Sailing ships at dock]. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:060

 

San Francisco, Ferry Boat Piedmont. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:061

 

U.S. Cruiser "San Francisco", built at Union Iron Works, S.F. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:062

 

Transfer Boat "Solano", plying between Port Costa and Benicia. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:063

 

[Number skipped: No image] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:064

 

West-end Quadrangle, Stanford University. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:065

 

Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:066

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Front View. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:067

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Front View. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:068

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Front View. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:069

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Main Entrance. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:070

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Arizona Garden. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:071

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, The Lawn. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:072

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Flower Beds. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:073

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Laguna del Rey. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:074

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Laguna del Rey. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:075

 

Hotel del Monte, Monterey, Laguna del Rey. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:076

 

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Cypress Point. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:077

 

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Point Dougty. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:078

 

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Carmel Valley. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:079

 

Hotel del Monte, Eighteen Mile Drive, Carmel Bay. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:080

 

Monterey, The Old Adobe Custom House, historical as being the first building on which the first American flag was raised in California. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:081

 

Monterey, An Old Adobe Building, supposed to be the first hotel in California. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:082

 

A typical Old Adobe Building near Santa Ysabel. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:083

 

The Big Tree Grove at Felton, Santa Cruz Mountains. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:084

 

The Big Tree Grove at Felton, Santa Cruz Mountains. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:085

 

Santa Cruz Mountains. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:086

 

Cape Horn, Sierra Nevadas. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:087

 

[Number skipped: No image] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:088

 

Rotary Snow Plow in action, Sierra Nevadas. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:089

 

[Number skipped: No image] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:090

 

Donner Lake. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:091

 

Lake Tahoe, General View of the Shore-line looking West from Cave Rock. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:092

 

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. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:093

 

Lake Tahoe - Cave Rock. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:094

 

[Number skipped: No image] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:095

 

Lake Tahoe - Mount Tallac (10,000 ft. high) from Fallen Leaf Lake. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:096

 

Lake Tahoe - White Cloud Falls. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:097

 

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. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:098

 

[Number skipped: No image] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:099

 

Glen Alpine - Susie Lake. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:100

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.]
 

Glen Alpine - Heather Lake. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:101

 

Glen Alpine - Susie Lake. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:102

 

Glen Alpine - The Crest of the Sierras. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:103

 

Glen Alpine - The Crest of the Sierras. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:104

 

Tavern of the Castle Crags. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:105

 

Castle Crags from the Sacramento River. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:106

 

A distant view of Mount Shasta, from Castle Crags. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:107

 

Mossbrae Falls, Sacramento Canyon. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:108

 

Mount Shasta Soda Springs, Sacramento Canyon. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:109

 

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. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:110

 

Mount Shasta from Strawberry Valley. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:111

 

Sugar Pine Forests in Northern California. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:112

 

Hydraulic Mining. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:113

 

The Old Miner's Cabin. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:114

 

"Ye Olden Days" [Stage coach]. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:115

 

[Number skipped: No image] BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:116

 

Map of California [photograph of map]. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:117

 

Map of California [photograph of map]. BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB:118