railroad track

1869-1873

Broadway north from 12th Street, 1873 and Oakland hills.

Jluy 19, 1928

(On back of photo) "104460 - Kahn V.S.P.; defendant's exhibit - "c" in ev.; 1928; Accident at Fruitvale (station); Main Line crossing 29th Ave. (exact location); 7/13/1928 (date); 1:45 pm (time);...

1890-1920

Port Costa, per the notation on the back of the photo, sometime around the turn of the 20th century. One-and two-storey houses are on the hillside on the south shore of Carquinez Strait. At the...

2-Mar-52

A view of the Alameda County Courthouse, looking northwest [along 12th Street ?] toward the Tribune Ttower and the Oakland City Hall. A set of railroad tracks runs from bottom center and curves...

13-Jan-60

The notation on the back of the photo indicates that the photo is taken from 5,000 feet elevation above Blue Canyon. It is taken looking east toward the summit of the Sierra Nevada. [The rounded...

2-Nov-61

The notation on the back of the photo reads " This is the new completed

section [of Highway 40, alter designated as I-80 JM 10/24/2000] between hampshire Rocks and Soda Springs--big lake...

29-Apr-57

Although there is no location given for this photo, it compares favorably by date the photo was taken, by the descriptive direction arrows in 2000.1.1207, and by the general topography, so that it...

29-Apr-57

Although there is no location given for this photo, it compares favorably by date the photo was taken, by the descriptive direction arrows in 2000.1.1207, and by the general topography, so that it...

30-Jun-59

The notation on the back of the photo reads "New 4 lane super highway under construction just west of Donner Summit." The Tribune clipping, dated July

15, 1959, attached to the back of the...

30-Jun-59

The Tribune clipping, dated July 12, 1959, attached to the back of the photo reads "ROAD AROUND TRUCKEE--Due to open in November is this section of Highway 40 freeway bypassing Truckee (...

29-Apr-57

An aerial view of the Truckee River Canyon at Floriston, California near the Nevada State line. The SP railroad tracks are on one side of the river and

the new freeway, later renamed...

28-Jun-58

The Tribune clipping, dated June 29, 1958, on the back of the photo reads, "GIGANTIOC JOB--This view of U.S. Highway 40 looking west toward Colfax which is in the background, gives graphic...

5-Nov-61

The Tribune clipping, dated November 5, 1961, attached to the back of the photo reads " AROUND THE SUMMIT_ Paths are being cleared through trees and rocks for the new Highway 40 freeway [later to...

29-Apr-57

The Tribune clipping, dated April 30, 1957, reads "FREEWAY THROUGH THE CANYON-- Officials gather at the stasrting point of a new freeway to be built through the scenic Truckee River Canyon on U.S...

1906

The photographs are mounted on black paper. The front photo shows the workers laying a new rail line on 4th Street. The second photo shows the ruins at Van Ness and Eddy, with the top of City...

1970s
late 19th century

This is an albumen stereograph with twin images of a forest landscape. Two men in suits appear near railroad tracks that parallel a river. Mount Shasta appears in the background.

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