U.S. Pacific Railroad Exploration and Survey Lithographs, 1857  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kentta, Robert
Title
U.S. Pacific Railroad Exploration and Survey Lithographs
Dates
1857 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.04 cubic feet, including 6 lithographs
Collection Number
OrSlTCC Railroad
Summary
The collection contains lithographs for Volume VI of the U.S. Pacific Railroad Survey Reports.
Repository
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
402 Park Way P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR
97380
Telephone: 541-444-2450
rkentta@ctsi.nsn.us
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
Collection materials are in English.
Sponsor
Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant rewarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains lithographs for Volume VI of the U.S. Pacific Railroad Survey Reports. The lithographs were created by John J. Young. Lieutenant R.S. Williamson led the Williamson-Abbott Survey to explore possible railroad routes from California to Oregon.

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Preferred Citation

U.S. Pacific Railroad Exploration and Survey Lithographs, Siletz Tribal Cultural Collections, Siletz, Oregon.

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Description
Plate I: Lassens Butte from vicinity of camp
Plate II: Mouth of Fall River near camp
Plate VII: Diamond Peak and Ravine of middle fork of Willamette River from camp
Plate VIII: Canyon of Psuc-see-quee Creek near camp
Plate IX: Mount Hood from Tysch Prairie
Plate XII: Shasta Butte and Shasta Valley from a point near camp

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Expeditions and surveys--California--1850-1860
  • Expeditions and surveys--Oregon--1850-1860
  • Railroad surveys--California
  • Railroad surveys--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Young, John J.
  • Corporate Names :
  • U.S. Pacific Railroad
  • Geographical Names :
  • Diamond Peak (Or.)
  • Fall River (Or.)
  • Lassens Butte (Or.)
  • Mount Hood (Or.)
  • Shasta Valley (Calif.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Lithographs