Dale Creek from above the Bridge
3.9375 HIGH x 7.9375 WIDE x 0.0625 DEEP
(10 HIGH x 0.16 DEEP)
Museum Purchase

"107 Dale Creek from above the bridge / [??] 25 ["25" is crossed out]," inscribed in emulsion along top edge. "107" handwritten on paper attached to glass side at upper left.

Photograph. Title: 107 Dale Creek from above the Bridge (Scratched on Negative) Image Description: (s107) See title. Men, equipment, and buildings also seen. Physical Description: Stereographic collodion glass plate negative, 5"X8". Sub. Cat.: Transportation -- Railroads. Remarks: Title from Prof. S.J. Sedgwick's "Catalogue": Dale Creek Bridge, from above.

"This is among the first photographs Russell made after his trip west in 1868. You can see that the railing on the bridge is only partially completed. You can also see that Russell was struggling with the harsh, cold conditions. The wavy portion at the bottom represents a problem in making the negative which is likely to have been from the harsh weather conditions." Remarks per Glenn Willumson for the NEA Russell Grant, July 2013 - June 2015.

Public Domain Mark
This work (by Andrew J. Russell), identified by Oakland Museum of California, is free of known copyright restrictions.

Used: Union Pacific Railroad

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