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The Eureka Mill - Carson River

Date of photo: Late 1870s
Photographer: Carleton Watkins

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/watkins1050
Shortlink: http://wnhpc.com/d/608
Tags: carsonriver, carsonrivercanyon, eurekamill, eurekamillrr, mills, mining,

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Date Uploaded: February 14, 2009

Source: California Digital Library

Source URL: http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf1k4004bt?&brand=oac


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on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 12:37 PM

This photo taken 1876, from hillside just west of the mill site. Fun to enlarge and count the peoplpe posing for their "Portraits"!!!

on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Fun also to compare these photos with some of series (#1447-1452) in Lawrence and Houseworth Collection, available on line Sons Of California Pioneer website. Alot of changes since the spring of 1872. Possible, C.E.Watkins (he was an employee, before again going out on his own) worked for L. & H. at that time, so these 1876 photos could be "old friends".

on Monday, April 11, 2011 at 05:15 AM

The seies of 5 photos (Lawrence and Houseworth) referenced to Society of California Pioneers, is also shown on page 20 of this (wnhpc.com) collection of photos. Note US flag and brand new white flagpole, atop orehouse. in celebration of US centennial in 1876.


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