September 25, 2014
Nevada Place Collection, ID: NP2012-002.01Title: Extremely Dangerous DownhillCreator: unknownAdditional: Delaware Mine; Rock Island Mine; Bay State Mill; The ScalesCoordinates: 39.264512, -119.6998993Grades: Ophir; V&TWater_systems: 2nd aqueduct; 3rd aqueduct; progressive Horses: wildCamber: off to the left; of workings (dry); of added notations; the thick treads my tires; of crunches gravel; of air (compressed); above old blowouts; above timbers; above lives and lives; the things you know; roll sideways and fall

Nevada Place Collection, ID: NP2012-002.01

Title: Extremely Dangerous Downhill

Creator: unknown

Additional: Delaware Mine; Rock Island Mine; Bay State Mill; The Scales

Coordinates: 39.264512, -119.6998993

Grades: Ophir; V&T

Water_systems: 2nd aqueduct; 3rd aqueduct; progressive

Horses: wild

Camber: off to the left; of workings (dry); of added notations; the thick treads my tires; of crunches gravel; of air (compressed); above old blowouts; above timbers; above lives and lives; the things you know; roll sideways and fall

September 22, 2014
Book Collection, ID: B2014-027
Title: High Sierra Hiking Guide; Mineral King
Author: Felzer, Ron
Dates: 1971; 1972
Walking: refreshing for the body as well as the soul; he walks or he gets nowhere
Suits_(Legal): Being considered by Supreme Court (as this book goes to press)
purpose_1: Reliable basis for planning a trip
purpose_2: Serve as a field guide while you are on the trail
purpose_3: Stimulate you to further field investigation and background reading
"There is absolutely no substitute for walking the trails, so we walked all the trails."

Book Collection, ID: B2014-027

Title: High Sierra Hiking Guide; Mineral King

Author: Felzer, Ron

Dates: 1971; 1972

Walking: refreshing for the body as well as the soul; he walks or he gets nowhere

Suits_(Legal): Being considered by Supreme Court (as this book goes to press)

purpose_1: Reliable basis for planning a trip

purpose_2: Serve as a field guide while you are on the trail

purpose_3: Stimulate you to further field investigation and background reading

"There is absolutely no substitute for walking the trails, so we walked all the trails."

September 17, 2014
Nevada Place Collection, ID: NP2012-001.01
Title: Past sunset, Churchill Canyon Rd.
Creators/materials: General movement of earth
Authorities: various
Coordinates: 39.1019578, -119.3673134
Verified: Minnesota Mine
Night: quick in the mirror; quick in the dust of little lake; little pit of manageable excavations; a quick stop to watch it swirl; high behind me and across everything

Nevada Place Collection, ID: NP2012-001.01

Title: Past sunset, Churchill Canyon Rd.

Creators/materials: General movement of earth

Authorities: various

Coordinates: 39.1019578, -119.3673134

Verified: Minnesota Mine

Night: quick in the mirror; quick in the dust of little lake; little pit of manageable excavations; a quick stop to watch it swirl; high behind me and across everything

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

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