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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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Summary: Repeat photography of the 1871 Powell Colorado River Survey. 1968 Shoemaker Expedition recreating Powell's 1871 survey. For additional information refer to, Stephens, H. G., Shoemaker, E. M., Shoemaker, E. M., & Shoemaker, E. M. (1987). In the footsteps of John Wesley Powell: An album of comparative photographs of the Green and Colorado Rivers, 1871-72 and 1968. Boulder, Colo: Johnson.
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Album caption: Pressure ridge, Beaufort Sea. Handwritten notes on album caption: Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Index card: Ice pressure ridge, Beaufort Sea. Canning District, Northern Alaska Region, Alaska. Arctic Slope.
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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: Winter quarters of E. de K. Leffingwell, Flaxman Island, Alaska. Index card: Same views of Leffingwell's house taken in winter (161) and summer (162). Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910.
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Album caption: Panorama of Okpilak River, Alaska. Index card: Central part of Okpilak glacier. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Notes: Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 109, Plate XVIII-B. 1919.
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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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Album caption and index card: The famous Powell armchair in Marble Canyon. [Grand Canyon National Park] Coconino County, Arizona. August 20, 1872. (Photo by E. O. Beaman) Published in Utah State Historical Society, opposite p.9, Utah Historical Quarterly, v. 15. 1947; Published in Darrah, W.C. Powell of the Colorado, illustration no.12, Princeton University Press, 1951; Published in Stegner, W. Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, following p.238, Houghton Mifflin, 1954.
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Album caption: Pressure ridges, Arctic Ocean. Handwritten notes on album caption: (See # 21) Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. No index card available.


map background search result map search result map The famous Powell armchair in Marble Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. 1872. Colob Country. Utah. circa 1870s. Temple Creek, Aquarius Plateau. Utah. circa 1870s. Independence Rock. Natrona County, Wyoming. 1870. Tower Mountain, opposite Howardsville, Bakers Park. San Juan County, Colorado. 1874. 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. Needle in Bridger Canyon, near Fort Ellis. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. Pressure ridge, Beaufort Sea. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Pressure ridges, Arctic Ocean. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Central part of Okpilak Glacier. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Breaking camp, Marsh Creek. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. 1908. Leffingwell's winter quarters, Flaxman Island. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. West side of Lake Peters. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca.1910. Duchess of Bedford at Port Clarence. Alaska. ca. 1910. Traveling through floodwater. Canning River, Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. 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. 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. 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. Independence Rock. Natrona County, Wyoming. 1870. Needle in Bridger Canyon, near Fort Ellis. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. The famous Powell armchair in Marble Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. 1872. Colob Country. Utah. circa 1870s. Temple Creek, Aquarius Plateau. Utah. circa 1870s. Pressure ridge, Beaufort Sea. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Pressure ridges, Arctic Ocean. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Central part of Okpilak Glacier. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. Breaking camp, Marsh Creek. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. 1908. Leffingwell's winter quarters, Flaxman Island. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910. West side of Lake Peters. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca.1910. Duchess of Bedford at Port Clarence. Alaska. ca. 1910. Traveling through floodwater. Canning River, Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1910.