Donner Summit Snowshed

Tags: cprailroad , donnersummit

Date of photo: 1800s

Photographer: Eadweard Muybridge

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An interior view of the Central Pacific Railroad showsheds on top of Donner Summit. Much of the track was kept safe from snowstorms inside these wooden tunnels, so that trains were still able to run even in blizzard conditions.

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Date Uploaded: July 16, 2019

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Contributor: Donner Summit Historical Society on Facebook

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Source Caption: Interior of Snowsheds on Donner Summit- Eadweard Muybridge's photo- no date

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