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Nortonville, Somersville and views of the Black Diamond railroad, Calif. [graphic].
BANC PIC 1993.043--PIC; BANC PIC 1993.043--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Nortonville, Somersville and views of the Black Diamond railroad, Calif

Creator/Contributor:

McKellips, D. O.

Abstract:

Collection includes views relating to the Black Diamond Railway, especially showing the area around Nortonville and Somersville, Calif. Most images show the general vicinity, the rail bed, and other traces of the railway as they appeared ca. 1930-1946, after operation ceased. A few views relate to mining and associated buildings.

Date:

ca. 1936-ca. 1946 (issued)

Subject:

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Black Diamond Railway -- Pictorial works
Railroads -- California -- Contra Costa County -- Photographs
Coal mines and mining -- California -- Contra Costa County -- Photographs
Nortonville (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Somersville (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers mainly unidentified. Few by D.O. McKellips.
Most captioned on verso.
Several photoprints are duplicates.
Many items numbered on verso by compiler or photographer. Numbers range from 1-92, but run is incomplete, with some numbers set aside but never used for images.
In addition are 31 modern copy prints.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
photoprint
8 negatives and 30 photographic prints : b&w ; chiefly 10 x 14 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1993.043--PIC
BANC PIC 1993.043--PIC

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.