Guide to the Central Pacific Railroad Construction Photographs

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: PC0016
Creator: Lawrence & Houseworth.
Title: Lawrence and Houseworth Central Pacific Railroad construction photographs
Dates: 1866-1868
Physical Description: 13 photoprint(s)
Summary: Collection includes views of individual Central Pacific locomotives, and scenes along the Central Pacific route up the west side of the Sierra Nevada.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Central Pacific Railroad Construction Photographs (PC0016). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Alternative Formats

This collection has been scanned.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes views of individual Central Pacific locomotives, and scenes along the Central Pacific route up the west side of the Sierra Nevada.

Access Terms

Central Pacific Railroad--Construction--Pictorial works.
Lawrence & Houseworth.
California--Description and travel--Views.
Photoprints.
Railroads--California.
Stereographs.


Collection Contents

 

Photographs 1866-1868

Box 1, Folder 1

#33 Locomotive Nevada at Colfax

Box 1, Folder 2

#34 Locomotive Atlantic at Colfax

Box 1, Folder 3

#35 Depot at Colfax

Box 1, Folder 4

#36 Colfax, from the south

Box 1, Folder 5

#37 Teamsters camp at Colfax

Box 1, Folder 6

#38 Canyon of American River from West Cape Horn and RR at the left

Box 1, Folder 7

#41 Long Ravine Bridge near view

Box 1, Folder 8

#50 Tunnel Hill cut, first view

Box 1, Folder 9

#50 Tunnel Hill cut, second view

Box 1, Folder 10

#65 View near Dutch Flat

Box 1, Folder 11

#134 Central Pacific Railroad, Bridge over Dry Creek

Box 1, Folder 12

#135 Locomotive Conness on the Trestling

Box 1, Folder 13

#148 American River Bridge