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    • Looking down Alameda Canon, from second crossing

    • View of Central Pacific Railroad tracks at Niles Canyon (Alameda Canyon) in Alameda County, California.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Niles Canyon (Alameda County, Calif.)--1860-1890.; Railroad tracks--California--Alameda County--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Railroad pier - looking toward Goat Island and San Francisco

    • View of Central Pacific Railroad track and a pier in Oakland (Alameda County), California; Goat Island (Yerba Buena Island) is in the distance.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Oakland (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Oakland Outer Harbor (Calif.)--1860-1890.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Yerba Buena Island (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Bays (Bodies of...
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Cape Horn - looking west

    • View of Central Pacific Railroad tracks at Cape Horn (Placer County), California.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Cape Horn (Placer County, Calif.)--1860-1890.; Railroad Tracks--California--Cape Horn--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Arrival of eastern train, at Oakland wharf, San Francisco Bay

    • A Central Pacific Railroad locomotive vents steam at the wharf in Oakland (Alameda County), California. Men pose on tracks by the engine, which has a diamond stack, lantern, and cow catcher.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Oakland (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Piers & wharves--California--Oakland--1860-1890.; Railroad facilities--California--Oakland--1860-1890.; Railroad locomotives--California--Oakland--1860-1890.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Rocky cut above Alta - and American River, 2,000 feet below

    • View of a Central Pacific Railroad cut and tracks near Alta (Placer County), California. The American River is far below.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; American River (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Placer County (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Railroad cuts--California--Placer County--1860-1890.; Railroad tracks--California--Placer County--1860-1890.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Hydraulic mining. Miners piping off top dirt

    • View of a man using "Hydraulic Chief" type nozzles to aim jets of water at an eroded bluff, in (probably) California. Another man stoops in the gold mine, wearing a raincoat.
    • Hydraulic mining--California--1860-1880.; Miners--1910-1920.; Mining--California--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Placer mining. Big boulder range - Knapp's Ranch, Columbia, Tuolumne County

    • View of eroded pinnacles and deep gouges at "Big Boulder Range," a hydraulic gold mine at Knapp's Ranch, Columbia, Tuolumne County, California.
    • Columbia (Calif.)--1860-1880.; Hydraulic mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Placer mining. The reservoirs for saving water, Columbia, Tuolumne County

    • View of holding ponds for hydraulic gold mines; shows flumes, a gauging weir, and plank embankments. Columbia, Tuolumne County, California, is in the background.
    • Columbia (Calif.)--1860-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Reservoirs--California--Columbia--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Hydraulic mining. The flume - near Smartsville, Yuba County

    • View of a wooden flume on a high trestle, for placer gold mines near Smartville, Yuba County, California.
    • Smartville (Calif.)--1860-1880.; Flumes--California--Yuba County--1860-1880.; Hydraulic mining--California--Yuba County--1860-1880.; Mining--California--Yuba County--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Winter view in Cisco - altitude 5,911 feet

    • View of Cisco (Placer County), California; shows buildings and a Central Pacific Railroad train in deep snow. A man is in the foreground.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Cisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--California--Cisco--1870-1880.; Railroads--California--Cisco--1870-1880.; Snow--California--Cisco--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1875?]
    • Placer mining. Tail flume - Columbia Gulch, Tuolumne County

    • View of a wooden flume and hydraulic gold mine structure, in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California.
    • Columbia (Calif.)--1860-1880.; Flumes--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Hydraulic mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.; Mining--California--Columbia--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Hydraulic mining. The sluice blocks

    • View of a placer gold mine sluice between eroded embankments in California.
    • Sluices--California--1860-1880.; Hydraulic mining--California--1860-1880.; Mining--California--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1880?]
    • Teaming from the railroad at Cisco, Placer County, Cal.

    • A ten mule team pulls a Conestoga wagon and a covered box wagon by the halfway house at Cisco (Placer County), California.
    • Cisco (Calif.)--1880-1900.; Covered wagons--California--Cisco--1880-1900.; Wagon trains--California--Cisco--1880-1900.; Wooden buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Silver Palace car

    • View of a Central Pacific Railroad Pullman passenger coach, the "Silver Palace," in (probably) California. False front buildings are behind the railroad car.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Railroad passenger cars--California--1860-1870.
    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • Interior view of snow shed, C.P.R.R.

    • A view of the interior of a snow shed on the Central Pacific Railroad. A young man sits on the railroad tracks inside the timber structure.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Interiors--1860-1890.; Snowsheds--1860-1890.
    • [between 1865 and 1890?]
    • C.P.R.R. Terminus, Oakland wharf

    • View of the Oakland Wharf, in Oakland (Alameda County), California; shows Central Pacific Railroad box cars, covered piers, and ship masts.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Oakland (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Piers & wharves--California--Oakland--1860-1890.; Railroad facilities--California--Oakland--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Long Ravine bridge - 120 ft. high, 678 ft. long, near view

    • View of Central Pacific Railroad track, trestles, and shelters at Long Ravine bridge, near Blue Canyon (Placer County), California.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Blue Canyon (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Railroad bridges--California--Blue Canyon--1860-1890.; Trestles--California--Blue Canyon--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Side view of Secret Town bridge - 100 feet long, 95 feet high

    • View of a Central Pacific Railroad trestle at Secret Town (Placer County), California.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Secret Town (Calif.)--1860-1890.; Railroad bridges--California--Secret Town--1860-1890.; Trestles--California--Secret Town--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]
    • Emigrant Gap - looking west from the tunnel

    • View of a Central Pacific Railroad train at Emigrant Gap in Placer County, California. Shows a track on a ridge reinforced with a stone retaining wall and logs and stone rubble.
    • Central Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1890.; Emigrant Gap (Calif. : Mountain pass)--1860-1880.; Placer County (Calif.)--1860-1880.; Railroads--California--Placer County--1860-1890.; Retaining walls--California--Placer County--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1885?]

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