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Slaughterhouse Canyon

Date of photo: 1973
Photographer: Unknown

Source: Facebook: Stephen Gennerich

Tags: laketahoe, slaughterhousecanyon,


This view shows Slaughterhouse Canyon in 1873. Logs that were milled in Glenbrook were brought up the canyon by railroad, then put into flumes at Spooner Summit and sent down to Carson City. This view shows the switchbacks the railroad had to go through to make it up the steep grade.


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Date Uploaded: September 2, 2013

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/fb530665587006392

Contributor: Stephen Gennerich on Facebook

Source: Facebook: Stephen Gennerich

Source URL: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=530665587006392&set=gm.152482744959504&type=1

Source Caption: Railway to Spooner Camp in Slaughterhouse Canyon in 1873. Follow the canyon down as it goes left to Glenbrook. Notice the flume and what appears to be a pipe running over the top of the flume.

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