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  • All fields: United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1867-1881)
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    • Mining town

    • Panoramic view of timber and stone buildings in a mining town, probably in Nevada. Shows deteriorated stone buildings, stone and brick commercial buildings and smokestacks and frame houses. Rocks, shrubs and trees are on hillsides and probably a...
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    • [between 1867 and 1890?]
    • Mining site

    • Men sit and pose on a porch of an adobe or stone building. A mine building, headframe, and smokestack are near deteriorated stone buildings, possibly in Nevada. Sagebrush and grass are on rocky hillsides.
    •  
    • [between 1867 and 1890?]
    • Mining site

    • Men stand and pose near timber mine buildings and a mine entrance on a hillside in probably Nevada. Log and ore piles are beside ore car tracks and a tipple. A dirt road is on a hill and in a valley with mountains in the distance. Sparse trees are...
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    • [between 1867 and 1900?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • View of boulders, snowfields, and talus in probably the Cascade Mountains (Siskiyou County), California.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Mount Shasta, California

    • Panoramic view of snow on Mount Shasta in the Cascade Mountains (Siskiyou County), California. Shows buildings, trees, and cultivated land in Shasta Valley. Smoke is near trees and foothills.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • View of trees and rocky foothills probably in the Cascade Mountains (Siskiyou County), California. Shows snow on ridges and mountain summits and possibly a volcanic plug.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • View of snow covered mountain summits, probably in the Cascade Mountains in Siskiyou County, California.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • View of talus, a high mountain meadow and trees in probably the Cascade Mountains in Siskiyou County, California. Patches of snow are on hills.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • Panoramic view of tree covered mountains and valleys probably in the Cascade Mountains in Siskiyou County, California.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Snake River Canon, Idaho

    • Aerial view of steep canyon walls and towers of a canyon below Shoshone Falls in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows trees on talus slopes and fallen timber washed up beside boulders at the edge of the Snake River.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1868]
    • 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...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [between 1867 and 1868?]
    • Virginia City, Nevada

    • Panoramic view of buildings in Virginia City (Storey County), Nevada. Shows frame houses and probably mine buildings, brick commercial buildings, and churches with steeples. Horse-drawn wagons are on dirt roads near sagebrush covered hillsides and...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [between 1867 and 1868?]
    • 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...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [between 1867 and 1871?]
    • Emma Mine, Little Cottonwood Canon, Utah

    • View of frame buildings and ore piles of the Emma Silver Mines Company at Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon (Salt Lake County), Utah. Men pose on a porch near an American flag and flag pole and probably a headframe. Wagon roads are in the hillside...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1873?]
    • Alta City, Little Cottonwood, Utah

    • View of frame buildings, houses and log cabins in Alta in Little Cottonwood Canyon (Salt Lake County), Utah. A partly legible sign on a commercial building roof reads: "Alta Brewery." Mine buildings, ore piles and a tipple, probably the Emma Silver...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1873?]
    • Shoshone Falls, Idaho

    • View of Shoshone Falls, a waterfall on the Snake River (Twin Falls County), Idaho. Shows rocky slopes or towers in the river and canyon walls of a canyon. Fallen timber and rocks are on the shore.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1868?]
    • 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.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1867]
    • Camp in Cascade Mountains, California

    • Men sit on rocks beside a tent and horses at a camp on a snow-covered mountain probably in the Cascade Mountains (Siskiyou County), California. Steam from possibly a geothermic vent is on the mountain.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • View of probably a glacier in the Cascade Mountains (Siskiyou County), California. Shows a cracked and sunken snowfield. Piled snow is at the base of a talus slope.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • Panoramic view of foothills and probably a river valley near the Cascade Mountains in Siskiyou County, California. Shows trees beside a river and probably an irrigation ditch and a fence on a hillside.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Austin, Nevada

    • View of frame and brick houses, buildings, and mines on hillsides in Austin (Lander County), Nevada. A small creek bed is near a corral and a wagon is beside a building that reads "stables". Metal pipes and mining supplies are on the ground, and...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1867?]
    • Shasta Valley, California

    • View of low foothills, a portion of snow-covered Mount Shasta and Black Butte, in the Cascade Mountains (Siskiyou County), California. Shows buildings, possibly ranches, probably the Shasta River and an irrigation ditch in Shasta Valley.
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
    • [1870?]
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • A man stands and poses in a rock crevice beside the Snake River and waterfalls at Shoshone Falls in a canyon in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows eroded canyon walls, rocky shores and island boulders in the river.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • 1874
    • Snake River

    • Panoramic view of a survey camp beside the Snake River at Shoshone Falls, a waterfall in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Men stand or sit on boulders beside a transit and tripod or near a canvas tent, above the Snake River. Camp equipment and supplies...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1868?]
    • Shoshone Falls, Idaho

    • A man wears a hat and jacket, a holster and a pistol and sits on a rock above Shoshone Falls on the Snake River in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows steep rock cliffs, boulders in the river, and several waterfalls in a canyon.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1868]
    • Shoshone Falls, Idaho

    • A man wears a hat and jacket and sits on a rock above Shoshone Falls on the Snake River in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows steep rock cliffs, boulders in the river, and several waterfalls in a canyon.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1868]
    • Shoshone Falls, Idaho

    • Close up view of multiple waterfalls at Shoshone Falls on the Snake River in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows trees on large boulders in the river and the steep, rock walls of a canyon.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1868]
    • Shoshone Falls, Idaho

    • View of Shoshone Falls, a waterfall on the Snake River (Twin Falls County), Idaho. Shows rocky slopes or towers in the river and canyon walls of a canyon. Fallen timber is scattered among boulders on the shore.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1868]

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