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    • "Big Alec", wife, three sons, and daughters-in-law

    • Native American (Paiute) man, identified as Big Alec, with his wife, three sons, and two daughters-in-law, in Deep Creek, Nevada. The men wear shirts and dungarees, Big Alec wears suspenders, the youngest son wears a jacket with a ribbon on the...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--Deep Creek--1910-1920.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--Deep Creek--1910-1920.; Deep Creek (Nev.)--1910-1920.; Boys--Nevada--Deep Creek--1910-1920.; Families--Nevada--Deep Creek--1910-1920.; Women--Nevada--Deep...
    • 1913
    • Place names of Colorado : a genealogical & historical guide to Colorado sites

    • The primary objective of this index is to contain a comprehensive listing of place names or sites in Colorado that would direct the researcher to recent and readily available publications. Included in this publication for each site or place name,...
    • Names, Geographical--Colorado.; Colorado--History, Local.
    • 1999
    • Chinese quarters, Virginia City, Nevada

    • Views of Chinese-owned businesses and living quarters in Virginia City (Storey County), Nevada. Shows a butcher shop, a barber shop, a laundry and a cobbler. Men have queues (braids) and wear shan ku (tunic and trousers) and bu xie (cotton shoes);...
    • Chinese--Nevada--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Virginia City (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Alleys--Nevada--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Barbers--Nevada--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Barbershops--Nevada--Virginia City--1870-1880.; Chinese...
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    • Private train at Mound House, Nevada

    • Men pose by a Carson & Colorado passenger coach in Mound House (Lyon County), Nevada; the locomotive and coal tender are are in the distance.
    • Carson and Colorado Railroad--1890-1910.; Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations.; Mound House (Nev.)--1890-1910.; Passengers--Nevada--Mound House--1890-1910.; Railroad private cars--Nevada--Mound House--1890-1910.;...
    • July 16, 1903
    • Scenes in the White Pine Mining District, Nevada

    • Views in the White Pine Mining District in White Pine County, Nevada. Shows miners, a processing mill, a gambling hall, a saloon, a train of pack mules, a freight wagon drawn by oxen, Chinese men, and North American Indians.
    • Chinese--Nevada--White Pine County--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nevada--White Pine County--1860-1870.; White Pine County (Nev.)--1860-1870.; White Pine Mining District (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Bars--Nevada--White Pine County--1860-1870.; Carts...
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    • East portal Summit Tunnel, length 1,660 ft.

    • View of the Central Pacific Railroad Summit Tunnel on Donner Pass (Nevada County), California; a man poses with a horse and buggy on the unfinished rail bed.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Donner Pass (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Nevada County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--California--Nevada County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--California--Nevada...
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • Ophir City, Nevada, east canon

    • View of log cabins and timber buildings in a canyon at Ophir City (Washoe County), Nevada. Buildings have shingle, straw or hay roofs. A building has stone chimneys, stone walls are between houses. Shows commercial buildings and possibly Murphy...
    • Ophir City (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Nevada--Ophir City--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Ophir City--1870-1880.; Mining--Nevada--Ophir City--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • North Fork Yuba River between Cisco and Meadow Lake

    • Miners pose at a placer mining operation along the Yuba River in Nevada County, California. Cabins are nearby.
    • Nevada County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Yuba River (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--California--Nevada County--1860-1870.; Miners--California--Nevada County--1860-1870.; Mining--California--Nevada County--1860-1870.
    • [1869]
    • Summit Tunnel, before completion, Western Summit - altitude 7.042 feet

    • Interior view of the west end of the Central Pacific Railroad's unfinished Summit Tunnel on Donner Pass (Nevada County), California.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Donner Pass (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Nevada County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Interiors--California--Nevada County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--California--Nevada County--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • Near Austin Nevada

    • Men pose on rocks by Nevada Central Railroad tracks near Austin, Nevada. One man holds a rifle. A train is in the distance.
    • Austin (Nev.)--1880-1890.; Railroad tracks--Nevada--Austin--1880-1890.; Rock formations--Nevada--Austin--1880-1890.; Nevada Central Railway.
    • [between 1886 and 1888]
    • On the Western Pacific at Winnemucca, Nevada

    • View of Winnemucca, Nevada; shows the Western Pacific Railroad depot, a boxcar, a graveyard, a covered wagon, the Humboldt County courthouse, the Little Humboldt River, houses, and a shed with lettering: "Old Buford All Straight Whisky."
    • Western Pacific Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Little Humboldt River (Nev.)--1910-1920.; Winnemucca (Nev.)--1910-1920.; Cemeteries--Nevada--Winnemucca--1910-1920.; Courthouses--Nevada--Winnemucca--1910-1920.; Covered...
    • 1911?
    • Group of Pah-Ute Indians, Nevada

    • Native American (Paiute) men, women and children sit or stand and pose in rows under a tree near probably Cottonwood Springs (Washoe County), Nevada. Men wear woven shirts, necklaces, scarves, ties and hats. Women wear dresses or skirts and hold...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--Washoe County--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--Washoe County--1870-1880.; Washoe County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Washoe County--1870-1880.; People--Nevada--Washoe County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • Elko

    • View of a tent, a wooden hand cart, and a cast iron stove near Elko (Elko County), Nevada; Central Pacific Railroad tracks, a train, a stagecoach, town buildings with false fronts, and a photographer and his assistant are in the distance. A sign...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Elko (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nevada--Elko--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nevada--Elko--1860-1870.; Tents--Nevada--Elko--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • Carlin

    • View of Carlin (Elko County), Nevada; men pose by Central Pacific Railroad locomotives and a train. Warehouse sheds with monitor roofs are in the distance.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Carlin (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nevada--Carlin--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Nevada--Carlin--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nevada--Carlin--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • End of track, near Humboldt Lake [sic]

    • View of a Central Pacific Railroad construction camp at Humboldt Sink, in Pershing or Churchill County, Nevada. Cooking utensils are by canvas tents, men and horses and wagons are by freight cars and a caboose, and the Trinity Mountains are in the...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Humboldt Sink (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Nevada--Humboldt Sink--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Nevada--Humboldt Sink--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nevada--Humboldt Sink--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1869?]
    • Explorations in Nevada & Arizona; water rhyolites, near Logan Springs, Nevada

    • Men and women stand and pose in front of one-story stone buildings with arched doorways and timber roofs in the mining town of Logan (Lincoln County), Nevada. Layered volcanic (rhyolite) rock formations are behind buildings. A structure with a...
    • Logan (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Mining--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; People--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Stone buildings--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Volcanic rock--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Geographical...
    • [between 1867 and 1871?]
    • Gold Hill, Nevada

    • Panoramic view of buildings at Gold Hill (Storey County), Nevada. Shows frame mine buildings, houses and churches with steeples. Ore cars are on tracks near railroad tipples and ore piles. A frame three-story building on a hill near a dirt road...
    • Gold Hill (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nevada--Gold Hill--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Gold Hill--1860-1870.; Mine buildings--Nevada--Gold Hill--1860-1870.; Mining--Nevada--Gold Hill--1860-1870.; Tipples--Nevada--Gold...
    • [between 1867 and 1868?]
    • Rhyolite, Nevada

    • Miners pose on a tailings pile at the Yankee Girl Mine, Rhyolite, Nevada. A sign, "Yankee Girl", is on top of the headframe.
    • Nevada--1900-1910.; Yankee Girl Mine (Nye County, Nev.)--1900-1910.; Hoisting machinery--Nevada--1900-1910.; Miners--Nevada--1900-1910.; Mining--Nevada--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Nevada Gulch, "Elk Horn" Narrow Guage [sic] Ry., S.D.

    • Men pose beside the passenger car of a Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad train and narrow gauge tracks at Nevada Gulch in Lawrence County, South Dakota. A man poses at the window of locomotive number 209. F.E. & M.V.R.R. or Deadwood...
    • Fremont, Elkhorn, and Missouri Valley Railroad--1900-1910.; Lawrence County (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Nevada Gulch (S.D.)--1900-1910.; Narrow gauge railroads--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1900-1910.; Passengers--South Dakota--Lawrence...
    • [1900?]
    • Nevada Fall, Cap of Liberty and South Dome

    • View of Nevada Fall on the Merced River, Liberty Cap, Half Dome (South Dome) and possibly Mt. Broderick, rock formations in Yosemite National Park, California.
    • Half Dome (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Liberty Cap (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Nevada Fall (Calif.)--1870-1900.; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1870-1900.; National parks & reserves--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1900.; Rock...
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Overland to the Pacific Shoshone beggars at the railway station, Carlin, Nevada.

    • A Native American (Shoshone) family beg for money from white travelers at the Central Pacific Railroad depot in Carlin, Nevada.
    • Begging--Nevada--Carlin--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Nevada--Carlin--1870-1880.; Shoshone Indians--Nevada--Carlin--1870-1880.; Railroad stations--Nevada--Carlin--1870-1880.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Liberty Cap and Nevada Fall

    • View of the Nevada Fall waterfall on the Merced River near Grizzly Point, Yosemite National Park, California. Shows the steep walls of the granodiorite Liberty Cap beside the waterfall, frame buildings, footbridges, and an observation platform.
    • Liberty Cap (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Merced River (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Nevada Fall (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Rock formations--California--Yosemite National Park--1880-1910.; Waterfalls--California--Yosemite...
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Kingston Canyon Mill

    • View of the Kingston Canyon Mill, mining processing facilities in Austin, Lander County, Nevada; shows stone and frame buildings with a smokestack and monitor roofs.
    • Austin (Nev.)--1880-1900.; Mills--Nevada--Austin--1880-1900.; Mining--Nevada--Austin--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Miners

    • Miners pose near a loaded mine car and the entrance to a mine tunnel in Nevada. A mule carries wooden saddle boxes and there is a mine building nearby.
    • Donkeys--Nevada--1880-1900.; Mine railroads--Nevada--1880-1900.; Miners--Nevada--1880-1900.; Mining--Nevada--1880-1900.; Pack animals--Nevada--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Downtown Yerington, Nev prospector & outfit.

    • A prospector poses on a burro-drawn trap in downtown Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada. Spectators look on. A sign reads: "[M]ontana Cafe".
    • Yerington (Nev.)--1880-1910.; Animal teams--Nevada--Yerington--1880-1910.; Carts & wagons--Nevada--Yerington--1880-1910.; Donkeys--Nevada--Yerington--1880-1910.; Miners--Nevada--Yerington--1880-1910.; Mining--Nevada--Yerington--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Liberty Cap and Nevada Fall

    • View of the Nevada Fall waterfall on the Merced River near Grizzly Point, Yosemite National Park, California. Shows the steep walls of the granodiorite Liberty Cap beside the waterfall. A frame two story house or hotel has gingerbread trim, and a...
    • Liberty Cap (Calif.)--1880-1900.; Merced River (Calif.)--1880-1900.; Nevada Fall (Calif.)--1880-1900.; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1880-1900.; Buildings--California--Yosemite National Park--1880-1900.; Pedestrian bridges--California--Yosemite...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • East portals of tunnels no. 6 and 7, from Tunnel no. 8

    • View of unfinished Central Pacific Railroad tunnels on Donner Pass (Nevada County), California; also shows track grade and snow.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Donner Pass (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Nevada County (Calif.)--1860-1870.; Passes (Landforms)--California--Nevada County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--California--Nevada...
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • Kó-mo-hoats

    • A young Native American (Paiute) woman, Kómohoats, kneels on the ground holding a bow and arrow, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. She wears a skin cap with a chin strap and a fringed buckskin dress.
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Meadows, The (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Arrows--Nevada--1870-1880.; Women--Nevada--1870-1880.; Kó-mo-hoats.
    • 1874
    • Mining, Nevada

    • Miners pose on a tailings pile at the National Bank mine in Nevada. Sign over tunnel entrance reads: "Nat'l Bank." Snow is on the ground surrounding the mine.
    • National Bank Mine (Nye County, Nev.)--1900-1910.; Nevada--1900-1910.; Miners--Nevada--1900-1910.; Mining--Nevada--1900-1910.
    • January, 1907
    • Mineral Hill, Nevada

    • View of frame houses, mine and commercial buildings in Mineral Hill (Eureka County), Nevada. Commercial buildings on a dirt road have false fronts, gabled roofs and wooden shingles. A sign reads "bakery." Roads, ore piles, mine buildings and sparse...
    • Mineral Hill (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Business districts--Nevada--Mineral Hill--1860-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Mineral Hill--1860-1880.; Houses--Nevada--Mineral Hill--1860-1880.; Mining--Nevada--Mineral Hill--1860-1880.; United States...
    • [between 1867 and 1871?]
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Aquatic sports--1870-1880.; Boats--1870-1880.; Flumes--1870-1880.
    • 1877 June 2
    • Capt. Dave Neumena, chief of Paiutes

    • Standing studio portrait of Native American (Paiutes) man, Dave Neumena, Captain of Police at the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada. He wears a white kerchief, top coat and vest with metal buttons, pocket chain, pants, and boots. One hand rests on a...
    • Indian reservation police--Nevada--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Nevada--1890-1900.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1890-1900.; Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation (Nev.)--1890-1900.; Police--Nevada--1890-1900.; Neumena, Dave.
    • 1892
    • Rhyolite columns, Karnak, Montezuma Range, Nevada

    • Rhyolite rock columns form a pointed ridge on what is identified as "Karnak" ridge in the Trinity Range (Montezuma Range), Pershing or Churchill County, Nevada.
    • Trinity Range (Nev.)--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--1860-1870.; Mountains--Nevada--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Nevada--1860-1870.; Volcanic rock--Nevada--1860-1870.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel...
    • [1867]
    • Mt. Diablo silver mine ore dump

    • View shows mine buildings of the Mount Diablo silver mine and the "C. & C." train that transported ore to the mill, Nevada.
    • Mine buildings--Nevada--1870-1890.; Mount Diablo Mine (Mineral County, Nev.)--1870-1890.; Mine railroads--Nevada--1870-1890.; Mining--Nevada--1870-1890.; Silver mining--Nevada--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Mining works at Virginia City, Nevada

    • Men pose near an unidentified mining building in Virginia City, Nevada. Other mines and residences cover the hill in the background.
    • Mine buildings--Nevada--Virginia City--1880-1900.; Virginia City (Nev.)--1880-1900.; Cities & towns--Nevada--Virginia City--1880-1900.; Mining--Nevada--Virginia City--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Austin Nevada mining

    • Two miners pose holding candles in an unidentified tunnel near Austin, Nevada.
    • Austin (Nev.)--1870-1890.; Interiors--Nevada--Austin--1870-1890.; Miners--Nevada--Austin--1870-1890.; Mining--Nevada--Austin--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Jiḿ-mi-jiḿ-mi and Pi-ká-whi

    • Two Native American (Paiute, Moapa Band) women, Jiḿmijiḿmi and Pikáwhi, stand together in the grass, Moapa River valley, southern Nevada. Both wear basket hats and heavily fringed, belted, buckskin dresses.
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Women--Nevada--1870-1880.; Moapa Valley (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Women--Nevada--1870-1880.; Jiḿ-mi-jiḿ-mi.; Pi-ká-whi.
    • 1874
    • Old abandoned mine mill, Nev.

    • Stone foundations and the framework of a wooden building are all that remain of an abandoned mining mill somewhere in Nevada.
    • Nevada--1900-1920.; Mills--Nevada--1900-1920.; Mining--Nevada--1900-1920.; Ruins--Nevada--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Two "old boys."

    • Two Native American (Paiute) men kneel on the ground, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. Both hold a bow with arrows in one hand. They have beards and wear skin caps and breechcloths.
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Meadows, The (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Arrows--Nevada--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • The old gamblers

    • A group of four Native American (Paiute) men gamble, they sit on the ground in a semi circle with bows, arrows, and baskets, at the Meadows in southwestern Nevada. They wear skin caps or feathers, leggings, and breechcloths. Photographer's shadow...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Meadows, The (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Gambling--Nevada--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Kaí-ar

    • Native American (Paiute) woman, Kaíar, stands in the grass, The Meadows, southwestern Nevada. She wears a belted and heavily fringed buckskin dress.
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Meadows, The (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Women--Nevada--1870-1880.; Kaí-ar.
    • 1874
    • The High Sierras from Glacier Point

    • View of the Yosemite Valley, Liberty Cap, Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall from Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California. The Sierra Nevada mountains are in the distance.
    • Liberty Cap (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Nevada Fall (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Vernal Fall (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--1880-1910.; Cliffs--California--Yosemite National Park--1880-1910.; National parks &...
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Pearldale Station, California

    • View of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Company depot in Pearldale (Buena Vista, Nevada County), California. Shows a frame building, outhouse, ties, and railroad tracks.
    • Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad--1930-1940.; Pearldale (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Railroad stations--California--Pearldale--1930-1940.; Railroad tracks--California--Pearldale--1930-1940.
    • 1939 April 10

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