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Handwritten notes on back of photograph: W.H. Jackson 208. Thomas Moran seated at water's edge (12/15/1970 by Nell Carico, USGS). The Second Cañon. Plate 75 View of the Yellowstone, 1871. In USGS album First Canon to Yellowstone Lake. No. 208 missing from USGS albums in the National Archives. See stereo 421, 422, 423 (1871). No index card. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 24, No. 208: The Second Cañon at the water's edge. On one side rise abrupt perpendicular walls of gneiss, and on the opposite side, less abrupt, are scattered a few cottonwoods among the mass of rocky debris...
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Album caption: The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. View from th east side of the canyon. Yellowstone National Park. 1871. Index card: Jackson, W. H. 82 - The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. View from the east side of the canyon. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 1871. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 27, No. 243: The Lower Falls. View from the east side of the canon.
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Album caption: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. West side, 1 mile below the falls looking down. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Index card: Jackson, W. H. 89 - Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. West side, 1 mile below the falls, looking down. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 1871. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 28, No. 252: Grand Canon. West side, one mile below the falls, looking down.
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Album caption and index card: The Grotto, a near view of the crater, showing the beading and crystalline whiteness of the whole mass. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1872. See also: jwh00182, jwh00958, and jwh01579 Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1872 Series, page 44, No. 448: The Grotto, a near view of the crater, showing the beading and crystalline whiteness of the whole mass. (See Nos. 297, 298 in the 1871 series.)
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Album caption and index card: The Liberty Cap. Mammoth Hot Springs. [Yellowstone National Park] Wyoming. 1872. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1872 Series, page 44, No. 458: The Cap of Liberty. (See no. 227.)
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Album caption and index card: The famous Powell armchair in Marble Canyon. [Grand Canyon National Park] Coconino County, Arizona. August 20, 1872. (Photo by E. O. Beaman) Published in Utah State Historical Society, opposite p.9, Utah Historical Quarterly, v. 15. 1947; Published in Darrah, W.C. Powell of the Colorado, illustration no.12, Princeton University Press, 1951; Published in Stegner, W. Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, following p.238, Houghton Mifflin, 1954.
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Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1872. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1872 Series, page 46 No. 494: Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood.
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Album caption and index card: Camp at Red Buttes. Northwest end of Casper Mountain. Our camp at the Red Buttes was pleasantly located on the broad grassy bottoms of the Platte, in a sort of amphitheater, with the red beds rising to a great elevation all around. The Red Buttes are so called from the high ridges, or groups of ridges, on the south side of the Platte, their basset edges bearing eastward toward out camp, and of a bright brick red in color. As we approach them from the east, in the afternoon, the rays of the setting sun greatly heighten their effect and bring them out in strong relief, so that we can readily see why they have been such prominent landmarks, and have so long attracted the attention of the...
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Album caption and index card: Yellowstone Lake, a birds-eye view, taken from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm, near where the Upper Yellowstone empties into the lake. View looking south, and shows the high range that separates the waters of the Yellowstone from those of Wind River. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. (Panorama with photo numbers 104b - 104d; jwh0104b, jwh0104c, and jwh0104d.) Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 30, Nos. 278-282: Yellowstone Lake, a bird's-eye panoramic view, in five sections, taken from the high hills on the east side...
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Album caption: Rapids above the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River. The view is immediately above the falls, showing the narrow rock-bound channel. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Index card: Jackson, W. H. 92 - Rapids above the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River. The view is immediately above the falls, showing the narrow rock-bound channel. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 28, Nos. 257 - 259: Rapids above the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone. The first view is immediately above the falls, showing the narrow rock-bound...
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Album caption: Great Salt Lake City. A view looking south from the bluffs just north of the city. Shows the suburbs to the southwest, with glimpses of the Jordan Valley, and the Oquirrh Mountains. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1869. Handwritten notes on album caption: None Index card: Great Salt Lake City. A view looking south from the bluffs just north of the city. Shows the suburbs to the southwest, with glimpses of the Jordan Valley, and the Oquirrh Mountains. Salt Lake County, Utah, 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 8, Nos. 41 - 43: A view looking south from the...
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Album caption: Mud Geyser, on the Yellowstone River, Hot Spring Series, Handwritten notes on album caption: 57-HS-97 USGS in National Archives. New no. 97. In action. 1871. This photo appears to have been retouched in the center of glass neg. to indicate the rise and fall of the geyser. Some other geyser photos have the retouching. Nellie C. Carico topog. div. June 14, 1972. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 29, No. 264: Mud Geyser in action. The only true mud geyser discovered, 8 miles below Yellowstone Lake. It has a funnel-shaped orifice in the center of a basin 150 feet...
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Album caption: The Powell-Ingalls Special Commission meeting with Southern Paiutes near St. George. Standing figure at far left is Major John Wesley Powell - note empty shirt sleeve. Washington County, Utah. September 1873. (Photo from Smithsonian Institution: BAE neg. no. 1662-A, Paiute). Notes on back of photo: Photo Credit, U. S. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, Photo File No. PIO-HIST 119. Index card: Hillers, J.K. 1039 - Various Indian tribes in conference with the U. S. Commission, near the Virgin River, a tributary of the Colorado River in southern Utah. Figure at extreme left is Major John Wesley Powell (note empty right sleeve). Utah, 1874. (Photo from Smithsonian Institution: BAE...


map background search result map search result map The famous Powell armchair in Marble Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. 1872. Kanab Canyon. Utah. circa 1870s. Temple Creek, Aquarius Plateau. Utah. circa 1870s. Water Pocket Creek. Utah. circa 1871. The Powell-Ingalls Special Commission meeting with Southern Paiutes near St. George, Washington County, Utah. 1873. Great Salt Lake City. A view looking south, suburbs to the southwest, with glimpses of the Jordan Valley, and the Oquirrh Mountains. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1869. Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, viewed from the east side of the canyon. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.  Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Rapids above the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Yellowstone Lake, viewed from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm.  Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. The Grotto. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1872. Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs area. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1872. Camp at Red Buttes, northwest end of Casper Mountain. Natrona County, Wyoming. 1870. Dale Creek Bridge, 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. Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1872. The Second Cañon at water's edge. Thomas Moran seated on rocks. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Mud Geyser in action. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Granite Peak, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1872. Great Salt Lake City. A view looking south, suburbs to the southwest, with glimpses of the Jordan Valley, and the Oquirrh Mountains. Salt Lake County, Utah. 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. Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, viewed from the east side of the canyon. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.  Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Rapids above the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Yellowstone Lake, viewed from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm.  Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. The Grotto. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1872. Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs area. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1872. The Second Cañon at water's edge. Thomas Moran seated on rocks. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Mud Geyser in action. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Dale Creek Bridge, Black Hills. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Camp at Red Buttes, northwest end of Casper Mountain. Natrona County, Wyoming. 1870. The famous Powell armchair in Marble Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. 1872. Kanab Canyon. Utah. circa 1870s. Temple Creek, Aquarius Plateau. Utah. circa 1870s. Water Pocket Creek. Utah. circa 1871. The Powell-Ingalls Special Commission meeting with Southern Paiutes near St. George, Washington County, Utah. 1873.