Chiefly views in California (approximately 150) and Nevada (approximately 115). California views consist entirely of images
of the Sierra Nevada, including the Mount Whitney, Kern River Canyon, and Kaweah regions. Nevada views include Carson City,
Virginia City, mining towns, mines, buildings, irrigation canals, landscapes (including the regions of Palisade Canyon and
the Humboldt Mountains and River), and photographs of Paiute Indians. Washington views are chiefly in Rainier National Park
and the Latoosk range, with a few views from Spokane and Seattle. Wyoming views are chiefly geographical features and landscapes
in the Colores and Green River areas. Also includes one view of the Salt River in Arizona and one view of Castle Canyon, Texas.
Howard Clinton Tibbitts was a San Francisco based photographer for the Southern Pacific Railroad. He became official photographer
for the railroad in 1892, and his career with Southern Pacific spanned some forty years. Many of his images were published
in Sunset Magazine. Tibbitts died in San Francisco on December 24, 1937.
297 negatives : b&w, chiefly glass ; 17 x 22 cm. or smaller.
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