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Album caption and index card: Rock pinnacles (or forms) near Green River Station. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1869 Series, page 6, No. 14: Rock forms, near Green River Station.
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Album caption and index card: Wasatch Station, 966 miles west from Omaha, altitude 6,870 feet, on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. From this point the descent is very rapid into the famous canyon. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Handwritten notes in album caption: None Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1869 Series, page 6, Nos. 21, 22: Wasatch, 966 miles west from Omaha, altitude 6,870 feet, on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. From this point the descent is very rapid into the famous canyon. Two miles farther on we come to and pass slowly over an immense trestle-work,...
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Album caption and index card: Glimpses along the west bank of Green River between Green River Station and Burning Rock cut, showing to good advantage the wall-like and castellated forms on the opposite side of the river. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1869 Series, page 6, Nos 17 - 20: Glimpses along the west bank of Green River between the station and Burning Rock cut, showing to good advantage the wall-like and castellated forms on the opposite side of the river.
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Album caption: Jackson, W. H. 4 - Sherman Station, upon the broad, plateau-like summit of the Black Hills, 8,271 feet above the sea, and 2,196 feet above Cheyenne, only 33 miles to the eastward. Sherman, named in honor of the commander of the United States Armies, enjoys the distinction of being the most elevated railway-station in the United States. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. No index card. Same caption on page 5 of the Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated.
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Album caption and index card: Jackson, W. H. 3 - Windmill at North Platte Station. At this point the Platte River runs through an almost entirely treeless plain, with but very few objects in nature to relieve the dead monotony, so that the windmills, which occur at nearly all the stations, for the purpose of raising water to the tanks, form a very prominent feature in the landscape. The river is very wide, shallow, and swift, running over bars and quicksands, with many little willow-covered islands. The north and south forks rise respectively in the North and South Parks of Colorado, and flow some 1,200 miles to their junction with the Missouri. The bridge and station are about 290 miles west of Omaha, and have...
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Album caption and index card: Burning Rock cut, near Green River Station. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1869 Series, page 6, No. 16: Burning Rock cut, near Green River Station. Additional information on page 6, Nos. 17 - 20: No. 16 is a view a short distance west of the preceding ones, where the road is cut through thin layers of a sort of cream-colored, chalky limestone, interspersed with strata of a dark-brown color, so satuyrated with petroleum as to burn freely. This cut is called the Buring Rock, from the fact that during the progress of the work...


map background search result map search result map Windmill at North Platte Station. Lincoln County, Nebraska. 1869. Sherman Station, upon the broad, plateau-like summit of the Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Rock pinnacles near Green River Station. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Burning Rock cut, near Green River Station. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Glimpses along the west bank of Green River between Green River Station and Burning Rock cut. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Wasatch Station on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Teapot Rock, Green River. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Green River Butte and Bridge. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Giants Club, Green River. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. West bank of Green River. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Bridge over the North Platte, first crossing. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Dale Creek Bridge, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. South from Dale Creek, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Dale Creek Bridge, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Pioneer's home, 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. 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. Rock study, head of Crow Creek, west of Cheyenne. Laramie County, Wyoming. 1869. Windmill at North Platte Station. Lincoln County, Nebraska. 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. 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. Rock study, head of Crow Creek, west of Cheyenne. Laramie County, Wyoming. 1869. Wasatch Station on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Bridge over the North Platte, first crossing. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Dale Creek Bridge, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. South from Dale Creek, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Dale Creek Bridge, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Pioneer's home, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Sherman Station, upon the broad, plateau-like summit of the Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Teapot Rock, Green River. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Green River Butte and Bridge. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Giants Club, Green River. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. West bank of Green River. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Rock pinnacles near Green River Station. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Burning Rock cut, near Green River Station. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869. Glimpses along the west bank of Green River between Green River Station and Burning Rock cut. Sweetwater County, Wyoming. 1869.