Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad [graphic] / Edw. J. Muybridge. [ca. 1872]


Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad [graphic] / Edw. J. Muybridge. [ca. 1872]

Images of Central Pacific Railroad tracks, cuts, and tunnel views. Contains a few images of other subjects along the route, including a lumber mill, Calistoga visitors riding in a carriage, Tahoe House, and a group of Shoshone Indians at Corinne, Utah.

13 photographic prints (stereographs) : b&w ; 8.5 x 17.5 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 6834255

California historical society

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Central Pacific Railroad Company (corporateBody)

Signed by Leland Stanford, President of the C.P.R.R. Co. and E.H. Miller, Jr., Secretary of the C.P.R.R. Co. From the description of Land sale document to Samuel Manning, 1870 Aug. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864271 California Central Railroad Company (CPRR); inc. 21 Apr. 1857; located at Folsom, Sacramento County; sold to Central Pacific Railroad, Nov. 10, 1864; in 1885 the Central Pacific Railroad was leased by the Southern Pacific Company (reorganized 1899 as Ce...

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Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904 (person)

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