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Russell, Andrew J. Views of the American West [album of 50 prints, including railroads, etc.]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04349 Author/Creator: Russell, Andrew J. Place Written: [various places] Type: Photographs Date: 1868 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Faint outline of handwritten captions on back of photographs. Numbers 32 and 33 not included in images reprsented here. Full list of photographs: Album: Views of the American West ca. 1868 8.5 x 11.5 Albumen Print Contents of Album: Photo Box 06 1. Album Cover. 2. Devil's Gate, Dale Creek Canon. 3. Camel Rocks, Near Beaufort Station. 4. North Platte Bridge. 5. Sentinel Rock. 6. One Thousand Mile Tree. 7. Looking Down Echo Canon from Death's Rock. 8. Co-Operative Store, Salt Lake City. 9. Brigham Young's Cotton and Woolen Factories. 10. Wilhelmina Pass. 11. Conglomerate Peaks, at Echo. 12. View from Tunnel No.2. 13. Promontory Trestle Work. 14. Tunnel No. 2, Near Echo. 15. Salt Lake City. 16. Weber Valley from Witches' Rocks. 17. Source of the Laramie River. 18. Snow and Timber Line, Laramie Mountains. 19. Weber Valley, near Coalville, Utah. 20. Church Buttes. 21. Great Mormon Tabernacle. 22. Brigham Young's Residence. 23. High Bluff, Black Buttes. 24. Loop Fork Bridge. 25. Brigham Young's Bath House. 26. Castle Rock, Green River Valley. 27. Hydraulic Gold Mining. 28. Skull Rock. 29. Moore's Lake. 30. Temple Street, Salt Lake City. 31. Echo City, from the South. Contents of Drop Spine Box- Photo Box 07 32. Looking into Weber Valley. 33. Summit of Sierra Nevadas. 34. Hanging Rock. 35. Building First Bridge at Devil's Gate. 36. Dale Creek Bridge. 37. Wilhelmina Pass, Below Bridge No. 28. 38. Grizzly Bear Peak. 39. Tunnel No.3, U.P.R.R. 40. Smith's Buttes. 41. Theatre at Salt Lake City. 42. Dial or Vase Rocks. 43. Finger Rock. 44. Green River Bridge. 45. Rock Great Eastern. 46. Devil's Gate, Weber Canon. 47. The Old Trapper. 48. Ripple Lake. 49. Lake of the Sounding Shore. 50. The Sphynx. 51. Weber, From One Thousand Feet Elevation. A short typed list of the photographs is also available.

People: Russell, Andrew J.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: American West, Westward Expansion, Frontiers and Exploration, Railroad, Transportation

Sub Era: Development of the West