Railroad Construction near Carson, Washington

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Railroad Construction near Carson, Washington


  • 1905 - 1908? (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 4.9 x 3.7 inches

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Photograph of a large pile of rock and debris formed by a blast at a railroad construction site on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. On the right, a person stands on the edge of a cliff, above the debris. A railroad is visible behind the debris. There is a large rock formation behind the railroad on the left. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Shot from 400 kegs powder at 'Briton's Peak' Smith Creek near Carson landing."

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No Copyright - United States http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

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Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway photographs; Org. Lot 78; Box 4, Folder 9; 008

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