Before Laying the Last Rail, Promontory, Utah
3.25 HIGH x 3.25 WIDE x 0.125 DEEP
(8.25 HIGH x 0.32 DEEP)
Museum Purchase

"Getting Ready to lay last Rail. 542" handwritten in ink at bottom on lantern slide edge.

"Getting Ready to lay the last rail" #542. Old number Russell negative number. See donor file.

"Before Laying the last Rail - Promontory, Utah" title per Glenn Willumson for the NEA Russell Grant, July 2013 - June 2015. Titles derived from the lists on the verso of Russell stereographs published after his return to New York in fall 1869.

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

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