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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: Jackson, W. H. 1 - North Platte River, looking north from bridge. Woman in view may be Mrs. W.H. Jackson. Lincoln County, Nebraska. 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 5, No. 1 caption, "North Platte River, looking north from bridge." Correlation List of New and Old Numbers of the Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories for the years 1869 to 1875, Miscellaneous Publication No. 5, 1875, page 1, "Woman in view was the second Mrs. W.H. Jackson." Personal communication from Eugene A. Miller...
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Album caption and index card: Jackson, W. H. 2 - Bridge over the North Platte River, near its intersection with the South Platte. Lincoln County, Nebraska. 1869. 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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