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H/A Collection NCE Construction Book 2
Showing progress of construction on Keddie-Bieber line of Western Pacific Railroad. Pictures taken during the first week in December, 1930, are in Books 2 and 3.

Miles shown in description are construction sections and approximate only. In description accompanying photographs the words “north” and “south” are used in the railroad sense only without respect to points of the compass. “North” is toward Bieber. “South” is toward Keddie.

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Mile 2 Near Keddie. Showing Morrison & Knudsen's Camp A. This is typical of many of the camps constructed, and is provided with electric lights, running water, electric refrigeration and other features of comfort and sanitation.
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Mile 3 Between Keddie and Indian Falls. Looking north showing partially completed grade and south portal or tunnel three. Keddie-Indian Falls county road at right has been widened in accordance with agreement with county. See Page 1, Book 1, for comparison of work done since October 1st.
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Mile 3 Between Keddie and Indian Falls. View showing south portal of tunnel three. Compare with pages 1, Book 1.
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Mile 3 Between Keddie and Indian Falls. Looking north along grade to point where county road is to pass over line by means of overhead crossing.
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Mile 3 Between Keddie and Indian Falls. Looking south to the north portal of tunnel three. This view taken from the top of cut shown in prev¬ious picture No. 5.
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Mile 4 Near Indian Falls. Morrison & Knudsen's camp B.
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Mile 7 Between Damsite and Crescent Mills. Showing Paul J. Tyler camp.
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Mile 7 Between Damsite and Crescent Mills. Showing completed contractor's roadway bridge over Indian Creek and portion of practically completed new grade in the background. Compare with page 3, Book 1.
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Mile 17 North of Greenville. Looking south toward Greenville
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Mile 17 North of Greenville. Looking north from top of 55-foot cut, and along portion of 2.2% grade. This compared with page 7, Book 1.
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Mile 20 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. View looking south. Compare page 8, Book 1.
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Mile 20 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. View looking north. Compare with page 9, Book 1.
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Mile 21 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking south showing corrugated culvert and temporary trestle in place preparatory to making fill.
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Mile 22 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north at the south portal of tunnel seven. Compare with page 10, Book 1.
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Mile 22 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking south at north portal of tunnel seven. Compare with page 11, Book 1.
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Mile 22 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north across highway to completed grade in background. This is location of highway underpass, being somewhat differently viewed on page 12, Book 1.
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Mile 22 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north from point near highway crossing shown in prev¬ious picture.
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Mile 23 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking south along partly completed grade.
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Mile 23 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north at south portal of tunnel eight.
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Mile 23 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. South portal of tunnel 8.
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Mile 23 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north along partially completed grade north of tunnel 8.
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Mile 23 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking south at the north portal of tunnel 8.
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Mile 23 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north at the south portal of tunnel 9. Compares with page 14, Book 1.
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Mile 23 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking south at the north portal or tunnel 9. Compares with page 15, Book 1.
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Mile 24 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north through large cut and approaching Sheep Camp Creek fill in background at left.
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Mile 24 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north showing progress on Sheep Camp Creek fill, which is being made as a result of the elimination of tunnel 10 in the background. This fill takes the place of a high steel viaduct originally contemplated across this gulch. Approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the cut, and a 6x5 reinforced concrete box under the fill will provide for drainage.
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Mile 24 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Showing beginning of construction of 6’ x 5’ reinforced concrete box to carry Sheep Camp Creek drainage under the big fill.
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Mile 24 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. View of first lift on Sheep Camp Creek fill.
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Mile 24 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north showing progress on Sheep Camp Creek fill, and in background the first bench of the 110 foot deep cut which is supplanting originally contemplated tunnel 10.
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Compare with page 17, Book 1.
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View taken from top of fill shown page 30.
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Mile 24 Between Greenville sad Wolf Creek Summit. Looking north from north end of Sheep Camp Creek fill and showing in the background the first cut of the excavation which takes the place of the originally contemplated tunnel 10. The man standing in the middle foreground is approximately at the position of the originally contemplated tunnel portal which shows on page 18, Book 1.
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Mile 24 Between Greenville and Wolf Creek Summit. Power shovel working in first bench of big cut Which will supplant originally contemplated tunnel 10 just north of Sheep Camp Creek fill.
12-01-1930

 

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