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Stereographs of the Central Pacific and Western Pacific Railroads,

 Collection
Identifier: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06_Cpwprr

Thomas Houseworth and Co. stereograph collection

 Collection — Box: P011
Identifier: PC-RM-Houseworth
Overview Thomas Houseworth and Co. is the company continued by Thomas Houseworth after his partner George Lawrence retired in 1869. Houseworth was an optometrist and stereograph merchant located in San Francisco, Calif. The images in this collection contain reprints of Lawrence and Houseworth images, as well as newly created images. Houseworth was a major player in the stereograph market until the early 1870s, and he took numerous measures to make sure his work remained viable, including introducing new...

Photographs of the effects of hydraulic mining in Nevada, Sutter, and Yuba counties

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PC-RM -Todd
Overview Consists of seventeen photographs documenting the destructive effects of hydraulic mining. Includes images of washed-over roads, ruined orchards, broken dams, riverbank gravel deposits, and working hydraulic hoses. Photos were taken in Nevada, Sutter, and Yuba counties and feature the Yuba and Feather Rivers. Two other photographs depict waterfront and shipping scenes in unidentified location, probably San Francisco. One photograph shows a dredge docked near an unidentified waterfront. J.A....

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