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    • 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.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Idaho--Twin...
    • [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.
    • 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]
    • 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.
    • Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1867-1881)
    • [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.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Idaho--Twin...
    • [1868]
    • 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.
    • Cascade Range--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Camping--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Natural phenomena--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United...
    • [1870?]
    • 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.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Idaho--Twin...
    • [1868]
    • 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...
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Camping--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • [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.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Waterfalls--Idaho--Twin...
    • [1868]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • View of boulders, snowfields, and talus in probably the Cascade Mountains (Siskiyou County), California.
    • Talus (Geology)--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Cascade Range--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.;...
    • [1870?]
    • 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.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Idaho--Twin...
    • [1868]
    • 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.
    • Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Glaciers--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Snow--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United States Geological Exploration of the...
    • [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.
    • Shasta Valley (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Shasta, Mount (Calif. : Mountain)--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Farming--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United States...
    • [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.
    • Cascade Range--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Mountains--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel...
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • View of snow covered mountain summits, probably in the Cascade Mountains in Siskiyou County, California.
    • Cascade Range--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Mountains--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel...
    • [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.
    • Talus (Geology)--1870-1880.; Cascade Range--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Meadows--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United States Geological Exploration of...
    • [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.
    • Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Hills--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Valleys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United States Geological Exploration of the...
    • [1870?]
    • 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.
    • Black Butte (Siskiyou County, Calif.)--1870-1880.; Shasta, Mount (Calif. : Mountain)--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Buttes--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.;...
    • [1870?]
    • Cascade Mountains, California

    • Panoramic view of tree covered mountains and valleys probably in the Cascade Mountains in Siskiyou County, California.
    • Cascade Range--1870-1880.; Siskiyou County (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; Mountains--California--Siskiyou County--1870-1880.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel...
    • [1870?]
    • Snake River, Shoshone Falls, Idaho

    • Panoramic view of a survey camp beside the Snake River at Shoshone Falls, a waterfall, (Twin Falls County), Idaho. Men stand or sit beside boulders and a canvas tent on a hill above the river. One man uses a transit and tripod. Camp equipment and...
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1860-1870.; Camping--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1860-1870.; Surveying--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • [1868]
    • From the Books of George Lytle Beam

    • Image of a book cover with a photograph by George Beam of the reconstructed Cliff Palace ruins, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. The image framed by a historical rendering of early exploration scenes.
    • Book covers --1910-1930.; Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Archaeological sites--Colorado--1910-1930.; Cliff dwellings--Colorado--1910-1930.
    • [between 1916 and 1925]
    • Pagosah Healing Waters

    • View of a wagon with a sign that reads: "Pagosah Healing Waters," in Pagosa Springs (Archuleta County), Colorado. The tall, enclosed wagon has a barrel shaped roof and is light colored with dark trim and advertises hot spring baths. A building in...
    • Pagosah Healing Waters (Pagosa Springs, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Pagosa Springs (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Carts & wagons.; Signs (Notices).; Springs.; Pagosah Healing Waters (Pagosa Springs, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Wagons--Colorado--Pagosa...
    • 1993
    • Gold mining dredge, Cripple Creek Alaska

    • Hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, known as Dredge #10. Built by the Fairbanks Exploration Company (a subsidiary of the U.S. Smelting, Refining & Mining Co.) in 1940.
    • Dredges--Alaska--Fairbanks North Star Borough--1950-1960.; Gold dredging--Alaska--Fairbanks North Star Borough--1950-1960.; Fairbanks North Star Borough (Alaska)--1950-1960.; Hydraulic mining--Alaska--Fairbanks North Star Borough--1950-1960.;...
    • June 22, 1950
    • 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...
    • Cities & towns--Nevada--1860-1890.; Mining--Nevada--1860-1890.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1867-1881)
    • [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.
    • Houses--Nevada--1860-1890.; Mining--Nevada--1860-1890.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1867-1881)
    • [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...
    • Mine buildings--Nevada--1860-1900.; Miners--Nevada--1860-1900.; Mining--Nevada--1860-1900.; United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1867-1881)
    • [between 1867 and 1900?]
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company mine

    • View of a "churn drill," used for mineral exploration as well as water well drilling, by a mine shaft in Boulder County, Colorado. A miners' camp is nearby.
    • Rocky Mountain Fuel Company--Facilities--1910-1920.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Coal mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920]

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