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Album caption and index card: Tower Mountain, opposite Howardsville, Bakers Park. Upon its nearby perpendicular fact of 3,000 feet are exposed a number of quartz veins, traversing its whole length. The one cutting down diagonally from the left is the Mammoth lode. Most of the others are claimed as mineral-bearing veins. San Juan County, Colorado. 1874. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1874 Series, page 69, No. 139: Tower Mountain, opposite Howardsville, Bakers Park. Upon its nearby perpendicular fact of 3,000 feet are exposed a number of quartz veins, traversing its whole length. The one cutting...
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Handwritten information on back of photograph: 216. Hot Springs on Gardiner's River, Upper Basin. 1871 Series. No index card. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 25, Nos. 216, 217: Group of Upper Basins. The above series comprise the principal portion of the basins termed fancifully by some Diana's Bathing-Pools.
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Album caption and index card: A camp on Henrys Fork, among the big cottonwoods that line all the streams. Daggett County, Utah. 1870. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1870 Series, page 18, No. 130 caption, "A camp on Henrys Fork, among the big cottonwoods that line all the streams."
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Album caption: Needle in Bridger Canyon, near Fort Ellis. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. Index card unavailable. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1872 Series, page 47, Nos. 578-584: Bridger Cañon, near Fort Ellis, Mont.
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Album caption: Great memorial valley on the Arkansas at the mouth of the La Plata. Colorado. No date. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 58, No. 91, "Moraines on La Plata Creek. A grand display of great glacial power. Upon either side of the creek are two lateral moraines a half mile apart, three miles in length, and averaging 500 feet in height, as regular as if plowed up by Titans. The granite walls of the canyon above are ground and polished so smoothly as to glisten in the sunlight. Ages past a glacier filled this canyon five hundred to eight hundred feet in depth, and...
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Album caption and index card: Gold mining in Borens Gluch. La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1875 Series, page 78, No.272: Gold-mining in Boren's Gulch. Note: 02/07/2017 - verfied with NARA Still Picture Branch that this photograph's orientation is correct.
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Album caption: Mud Geyser, on the Yellowstone River, Hot Spring Series, Handwritten notes on album caption: 57-HS-97 USGS in National Archives. New no. 97. In action. 1871. This photo appears to have been retouched in the center of glass neg. to indicate the rise and fall of the geyser. Some other geyser photos have the retouching. Nellie C. Carico topog. div. June 14, 1972. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 29, No. 264: Mud Geyser in action. The only true mud geyser discovered, 8 miles below Yellowstone Lake. It has a funnel-shaped orifice in the center of a basin 150 feet...
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Album caption and index card: Independence Rock. A noted landmark, on the Oregon Trail, for travelers at the time when this route was used. Its base, bordering the old road, is literally covered with names and dates, many of the former well known in the history of the west, and some of them antedating Fremont's time. The Sweetwater flows immediately along the southern end of it, although on the opposite side of the stream another ridge, continuing toward the southwest, was once connected with it. It is a vast and excellent illustration of disintegration, its rounded form resembling an oblong haystack, with layers of rock lapping over the top and sides of the mass. Thin layers have been broken off in part, and huge...
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Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1872. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1872 Series, page 46 No. 494: Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood.
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Picturesque views of Rocky Mountain scenery. Soda Springs on the Fountaine qui Bouille, 3 miles above Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view similar to photo nos. 619, 888)
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Album caption: View near the mouth of West Gallatin Canyon. A limestone mountain on the east side of the canyon, lying directly upon the volcanic rocks, an exposed face bordering the river, showing the line of junction. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. Index card unavailable. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1872 Series, page 45, No. 483, 484: View near the mouth of West Gallatin Cañon. A limestone mountain on the east side of the cañon, lying directly upon the volcanic rocks, an exposed face bordering the river, showing the line of junction.


map background search result map search result map View near the mouth of West Gallatin Canyon. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. The Lone Star Geyser. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. circa 1883. Independence Rock. Natrona County, Wyoming. 1870. Treasure Mountain in Elk Mountains, and view down the canyon of Rock Creek. Gunnison County, Colorado. 1873. Tower Mountain, opposite Howardsville, Bakers Park. San Juan County, Colorado. 1874. Gold mining, Borens Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Dale Creek Bridge, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. View near head of Crow Creek, west of Cheyenne. Laramie County, Wyoming. 1869. View near head of Crow Creek, west of Cheyenne. Laramie County, Wyoming. 1869. Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1872. Needle in Bridger Canyon, near Fort Ellis. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. Elk Lake and Snowmass Mountain, shadow view. Pitkin County, Colorado. 1873. (Stereoscopic view) Picturesque views of Rocky Mountain scenery. Soda Springs on the Fountaine qui Bouille, 3 miles above Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Survey camp at Henrys Fork. Daggett County, Utah. 1870. Excelsior Geyser. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. n.d. Hot Springs on Gardiner's River, Upper Basin. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Mud Geyser in action. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Tower Mountain, opposite Howardsville, Bakers Park. San Juan County, Colorado. 1874. Survey camp at Henrys Fork. Daggett County, Utah. 1870. Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1872. Elk Lake and Snowmass Mountain, shadow view. Pitkin County, Colorado. 1873. (Stereoscopic view) Gold mining, Borens Gulch, La Plata County, Colorado. 1875. Picturesque views of Rocky Mountain scenery. Soda Springs on the Fountaine qui Bouille, 3 miles above Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. View near head of Crow Creek, west of Cheyenne. Laramie County, Wyoming. 1869. View near head of Crow Creek, west of Cheyenne. Laramie County, Wyoming. 1869. The Lone Star Geyser. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. circa 1883. Excelsior Geyser. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. n.d. Hot Springs on Gardiner's River, Upper Basin. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Mud Geyser in action. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Dale Creek Bridge, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Treasure Mountain in Elk Mountains, and view down the canyon of Rock Creek. Gunnison County, Colorado. 1873. Independence Rock. Natrona County, Wyoming. 1870. Needle in Bridger Canyon, near Fort Ellis. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. View near the mouth of West Gallatin Canyon. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872.