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Creator Role

photographer publisher

Description

The stereograph features a black and white image of the Central Pacific Railroad, a route between Utah and California and the western portion of the Transcontinental Railway. In the image, a locomotive can be seen on the portion of the railroad known at the Emigrant Gap. The image is mounted to an orange card with rounded corners.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/2 X 6 15/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto, at left of card: CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD. recto, at right of card: C. E. WATKINS, / 429 Montgomery St., between Sacramento and California recto, at bottom of card: 167. Emigrant Gap, looking East, / Yuba Mountains in distance verso, handwritten at top of card: photographic wagon on flat car

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

stereograph

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

7212

Digital ID

FVW_07212

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Emigrant Gap, looking East, Yuba Mountains in distance

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