Whitney, Mount (Calif.); Mountains--California; Streets--California--Lone Pine; Stores & shops--California--Lone Pine; Automobiles; Storefronts; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
View of street intersections looking toward stores, cars, and Mount Whitney.
Railroad station at Carson City Nevada. Railroad personnel, most likely those of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, along walls of station. Carriages waiting at station for passengers. The two-wheeled carriage in the center is from the Park...
Streets--California--Independence; Business districts; Automobiles; Storefronts; Restaurants; Stores & shops--California--Independence; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
Street view of Highway 395 looking toward the Jim's Cafe, stores, and cars parked on the streets.
Streets--California--Bishop; Stores & shops--California--Bishop; Business districts; Automobiles; Storefronts; Restaurants; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
View of street intersections on Highway 395/Main Street and West Line Street in Bishop, looking northeast toward stores, restaurants, and markets near Church Street.
Santa Ana River (Calif.); Irrigation--California; Rivers--California; Railroads--California; Ranches--California; Water-supply--California--Management; Surveying--California--Riverside County--19th century; Surveying--California--History;...
Ranches--California; Mountains--California; Surveying--California--Los Angeles County--19th century; Surveying--California--History; California--Maps
Henry Hancock was a prominent Los Angeles lawyer and surveyor. He worked as Los Angeles City Surveyor and United States Deputy Surveyor in the 1850s. Hancock surveyed most of the large ranches between Monterey and San Diego in California.
The crown jewel of the Sierra Nevada, Mt. Whitney looms over the Owens Valley as the highest point in the contiguous United States at 14496 feet. The peak is only seventy-six miles from the lowest point in the contiguous United States, in Death...
View of snow-clad Owens Valley, from either Big Pine, California or else Bishop, California. Unidentified range of mountains in background. Phrase "LA" and image of Los Angeles Coliseum part of frame around photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
View of floor of Owens Valley looking west to town of Big Pine and the Sierra Nevada. Inscription on front of photograph: "Looking Across Valley at Big Pine. H. W. M. 1007." Title supplied by cataloger.
This photograph was taken looking to the west. The mountains in the background are the Sierra Nevada. Big Pine, California, home of J. D. Black, is to the upper right of the photograph. The Los Angeles Aqueduct intake, noted in pen in lower left,...