September 12, 2014
Book Collection, ID: LB2014-029
Title: Virginia & Truckee
sub_Title: A Story of Virginia City and Comstock Times
Author(s): Beebe, Lucius; Clegg, Charles
Date(s): 1949; 1963; 1980; 1991
surviving_Equipment: Presently owned by Old Tucson Studios; Presently owned by California State Railroad Museum; Presently owned by Nevada State Railroad Museum; Presently owned by Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania; Presently owned by Virginia City Chamber of Commerce; Presently owned by Orange Empire Railway Museum; Presently owned by Pacific Locomotive Association; Built into a structure in Carson City
"In the rich and enduring lexicon of the American West, the roll call of its resources and tally of its wonderments, no names are more fragrant with romance and high destinies than the now ghostly place names and institutional names of Nevada… The mills, whose stacks and towering battlements once made a metropolis along the river as dense as the mills of Pittsburgh today, are now vanished in the desert more completely than the traces of Carthage or the nine cities of Troy."

Book Collection, ID: LB2014-029

Title: Virginia & Truckee

sub_Title: A Story of Virginia City and Comstock Times

Author(s): Beebe, Lucius; Clegg, Charles

Date(s): 1949; 1963; 1980; 1991

surviving_Equipment: Presently owned by Old Tucson Studios; Presently owned by California State Railroad Museum; Presently owned by Nevada State Railroad Museum; Presently owned by Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania; Presently owned by Virginia City Chamber of Commerce; Presently owned by Orange Empire Railway Museum; Presently owned by Pacific Locomotive Association; Built into a structure in Carson City

"In the rich and enduring lexicon of the American West, the roll call of its resources and tally of its wonderments, no names are more fragrant with romance and high destinies than the now ghostly place names and institutional names of Nevada… The mills, whose stacks and towering battlements once made a metropolis along the river as dense as the mills of Pittsburgh today, are now vanished in the desert more completely than the traces of Carthage or the nine cities of Troy."

September 8, 2014
California Place Collection, ID: CP2014-016.01
Title: Penstocks (?), Mill Creek Powerhouse
County: Mono
Coordinates: 38.0350554, -119.1817153
Creator: Pacific Power Company
Operator: Southern California Edison
Constructed: 1903-1904; 1910 (?)
Head_(1919): California’s Second Highest (1905 ft)
Source: no source; pipes rising to air over; desert peach; copper mountain and; pinon riveted to nothing where; voices rise along trail through; saddles through; notches through; empty rivet holes; the connection forever unmade

California Place Collection, ID: CP2014-016.01

Title: Penstocks (?), Mill Creek Powerhouse

County: Mono

Coordinates: 38.0350554, -119.1817153

Creator: Pacific Power Company

Operator: Southern California Edison

Constructed: 1903-1904; 1910 (?)

Head_(1919): California’s Second Highest (1905 ft)

Source: no source; pipes rising to air over; desert peach; copper mountain and; pinon riveted to nothing where; voices rise along trail through; saddles through; notches through; empty rivet holes; the connection forever unmade

September 3, 2014
Book Collection, ID: LB2014-032
Title: Taos Pueblo
Author(s): Reno, Philip; Collier, John (Introduction by)
Sources: His And farther on was gold… c1962
Crises: 1st and 2nd
"All New Mexico’s troubles begin in Taos"

Book Collection, ID: LB2014-032

Title: Taos Pueblo

Author(s): Reno, Philip; Collier, John (Introduction by)

Sources: His And farther on was gold… c1962

Crises: 1st and 2nd

"All New Mexico’s troubles begin in Taos"

August 27, 2014
Book Collection, ID: LB2014-027
Title: Mafic-Ultramafic Layered Intrusion at Iron Mountain, Fremont County, Colorado
Creator(s): Shawe, Daniel R.; Parker, Raymond L.
Date(s): 1967
USGS_Bulletin_no.: 1251-A
Map: Yes (Mafic and Ultramafic)
cover_note: Really more of a greenish hue.
related_Comments: Does anyone understand what Geology even means?
"The local irregularities in attitude probably resulted from disruption during intrusion of the large biotite-hornblende syenite body against this contact. Local strong brecciation of layered rocks and intimate penetration by syenite along the west edge of the mafic and ultramafic complex also attest to the disruption effected by the syenite intrusion."

Book Collection, ID: LB2014-027

Title: Mafic-Ultramafic Layered Intrusion at Iron Mountain, Fremont County, Colorado

Creator(s): Shawe, Daniel R.; Parker, Raymond L.

Date(s): 1967

USGS_Bulletin_no.: 1251-A

Map: Yes (Mafic and Ultramafic)

cover_note: Really more of a greenish hue.

related_Comments: Does anyone understand what Geology even means?

"The local irregularities in attitude probably resulted from disruption during intrusion of the large biotite-hornblende syenite body against this contact. Local strong brecciation of layered rocks and intimate penetration by syenite along the west edge of the mafic and ultramafic complex also attest to the disruption effected by the syenite intrusion."

August 26, 2014
California Place Collection, ID: CP2014-015.01
Title: Cemetery Rd
Creator(s): Various public works depts; Various glacial epochs
Materials: wood; creosote; vitrified carbons; glacial till; irrigation water
Coordinates: 38.0432835, -119.1725314
HUC_10: 1809010104 (Lee Vining Creek–Frontal Mono Lake)
Motions: following greater sagebrush; following your angles; following down impossibly steep; following out of control; following the night and rain; following the slow water bringing light

California Place Collection, ID: CP2014-015.01

Title: Cemetery Rd

Creator(s): Various public works depts; Various glacial epochs

Materials: wood; creosote; vitrified carbons; glacial till; irrigation water

Coordinates: 38.0432835, -119.1725314

HUC_10: 1809010104 (Lee Vining Creek–Frontal Mono Lake)

Motions: following greater sagebrush; following your angles; following down impossibly steep; following out of control; following the night and rain; following the slow water bringing light

August 18, 2014
International Map Collection, ID: IM2014-001
series_Title: Philip’s Topographical Map of England and Wales
Title: 37. Dover and Hastings (cycling edition)
Date(s): unknown
Adjoining_Sheets: 30; 31; 36
Scale: 1 : 200,000
red_figures_thus_(circled): give the shortest distance from London by Cycling Routes
red_figures_thus_(alone): give the distance between each Cycling road junction

International Map Collection, ID: IM2014-001

series_Title: Philip’s Topographical Map of England and Wales

Title: 37. Dover and Hastings (cycling edition)

Date(s): unknown

Adjoining_Sheets: 30; 31; 36

Scale: 1 : 200,000

red_figures_thus_(circled): give the shortest distance from London by Cycling Routes

red_figures_thus_(alone): give the distance between each Cycling road junction

August 13, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-026
Title: Mining Claim Procedures for Nevada Prospectors and Miners (Third Edition)
Published: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Date(s): 1987
Special_Publication: 6
not_open_to_claims: Indian Reservations; State Parks and other State lands; the beds of navigable lakes and streams; the “checkerboard” sections granted to the Central Pacific Railroad (later renamed the Southern Pacific Co.); the Hawthorne Ammunition Depot; The Nevada Test Site; the U.S. Bombing and Gunnery Ranges; the various National Wildlife Refuges; the Lake Mead National Recreation Area (mineral leasing permitted); the Great Basin National Park; the Wilderness areas established by legislation in 1964

Book Collection, ID: B2014-026

Title: Mining Claim Procedures for Nevada Prospectors and Miners (Third Edition)

Published: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Date(s): 1987

Special_Publication: 6

not_open_to_claims: Indian Reservations; State Parks and other State lands; the beds of navigable lakes and streams; the “checkerboard” sections granted to the Central Pacific Railroad (later renamed the Southern Pacific Co.); the Hawthorne Ammunition Depot; The Nevada Test Site; the U.S. Bombing and Gunnery Ranges; the various National Wildlife Refuges; the Lake Mead National Recreation Area (mineral leasing permitted); the Great Basin National Park; the Wilderness areas established by legislation in 1964

August 12, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-028
Title: Tales of the Cochiti Indians
Author: Benedict, Ruth
Dates: 1931
Published: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology
Bulletin: 98
SuDoc: SI 2.3 : 98
Informant_4: a very different individual from the others. He spoke Spanish fairly, and had been an adventurer all his life. He is very old now, but a leading member of the principales.
"Since that time men have always had a difficult time to get salt. They have to remove all their clothes and even beads–naked as when they were born–and go in quiet as can be. They must not speak a word or laugh or make fun, and then they can take all they wish. If they speak or laugh or make fun, they will stand just where they are and die. It is always a great deal of trouble to bring the salt."

Book Collection, ID: B2014-028

Title: Tales of the Cochiti Indians

Author: Benedict, Ruth

Dates: 1931

Published: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology

Bulletin: 98

SuDoc: SI 2.3 : 98

Informant_4: a very different individual from the others. He spoke Spanish fairly, and had been an adventurer all his life. He is very old now, but a leading member of the principales.

"Since that time men have always had a difficult time to get salt. They have to remove all their clothes and even beads–naked as when they were born–and go in quiet as can be. They must not speak a word or laugh or make fun, and then they can take all they wish. If they speak or laugh or make fun, they will stand just where they are and die. It is always a great deal of trouble to bring the salt."

August 11, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-026
Title: The Thousand Mile Summer, in desert and high sierra
Author: Fletcher, Colin
Date(s): 1958; 1964; 1966
Sections: In San Francisco; Up the Colorado; Across the Mojave; Through Death Valley; Beyond the Panamints; Over White Mountain; Into Bodie; Beside the Silver King; Along the High Sierra; Down the Home Stretch
"There is a peculiar satisfaction about choosing a really good campsite from the map…"

Book Collection, ID: B2014-026

Title: The Thousand Mile Summer, in desert and high sierra

Author: Fletcher, Colin

Date(s): 1958; 1964; 1966

Sections: In San Francisco; Up the Colorado; Across the Mojave; Through Death Valley; Beyond the Panamints; Over White Mountain; Into Bodie; Beside the Silver King; Along the High Sierra; Down the Home Stretch

"There is a peculiar satisfaction about choosing a really good campsite from the map…"

July 17, 2014
Document Collection, ID: DA2013-002.04
Title: Examination on the Rules, Maintenance of Way, and Structures
Creator: Southern Pacific Transportation Company
other_numbers: CS-2186-K [REV 6/1/90]
found_Location: Crew Shack, Amedee Rd, Wendell, California [Coordinates 40.3480650081, -120.23230433]
Rights_of_Way: Southern Pacific (Modoc); Union Pacific
Trackage: None (scrap of various states)
Travel: by four and four; by site (sight) and inquiries of recognition; biomass intrusion; by deep red ballast on the old old way; by coterminous dust; by ignition danger; by trespassing the hot white sun

Document Collection, ID: DA2013-002.04

Title: Examination on the Rules, Maintenance of Way, and Structures

Creator: Southern Pacific Transportation Company

other_numbers: CS-2186-K [REV 6/1/90]

found_Location: Crew Shack, Amedee Rd, Wendell, California [Coordinates 40.3480650081, -120.23230433]

Rights_of_Way: Southern Pacific (Modoc); Union Pacific

Trackage: None (scrap of various states)

Travel: by four and four; by site (sight) and inquiries of recognition; biomass intrusion; by deep red ballast on the old old way; by coterminous dust; by ignition danger; by trespassing the hot white sun

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