Sierra Nevada and Utah stereograph views [graphic]. ca. 1869-1902.


Sierra Nevada and Utah stereograph views [graphic]. ca. 1869-1902.

Chiefly views in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, many of them along the line of the Central Pacific Railroad. Includes views of felled giant sequoia trees. Also includes Utah views taken along the Union Pacific Railroad at Devil's Slide (Morgan County), Pulpit Rock (Echo Canyon) and Devil's Cauldron (Weber Canyon). Mounts are captioned: -- 1: Sierra Nevada Mts. Showing Snow Sheds Mts. C.P.R.R. -- 2: Mirror View, Mary's Lake, Sierra Nevada Mts., California. -- 3: Mirror View of St. Mary's Lake, Sierra Nevada Mountains, Cal. -- 4: Castle Peak. Sierra Nevada Mts. 10,000 feet altitude. -- 5: Donner Lake Sierra Nevada Mts. C.P.R.R. -- 6: The Devil's Peak, from Palisade Lake, near Western Summit, Sierra Nevada Mountains. -- 7: Devil's Slide, Upper Weber Canyon, from the R.R., looking south. -- 8: Pulpit Rock, mouth of Echo Kanyon [i.e. Echo Canyon], looking west. -- 9: View up the Kanyon [i.e. Canyon] from the Witches' Cauldron. -- 10: Donner Lake from Summit. Lakeview Bluff on the right -- 11: In the Yosemite Valley. -- 12: View Across Fallen Leaf Lake - Valley of Lake Tahoe. -- 13: A Felled Tree - 78 feet circumference - from which a section has been taken for exhibition. -- 14: Zephyr Cove, Lake Bigler, Cal. [i.e. Lake Tahoe] -- 15: Big Tree, felled in Fresno Grove, (78 feet circum.) Fresno Co. -- 16: Looking thro' summer clad boughs to grand snow-capped Mount Shasta (14,442 ft.), Cal.

16 photographic prints : stereographs, albumen ; mounts 9 x 18 cm.


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