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    Cabinet Card Photograph Birdseye View Truckee, California, ca. 1880s-1890s. On April 12, 1868, the Nevada City Daily Transcript announced: "The name 'Coburn's Station' (original name of Truckee) has been discarded by the people of that town and it is now called 'Truckee.' We learn from a correspondent that the post office has been discontinued at Donner Lake and a new one has been established at Truckee." This cabinet card image of Truckee was taken by H. K. Gage (Herman Kimball Gage) photographer, studio corner of Church and Bridge in Truckee, Nevada County, California. 1874-1886.

    Birdseye view photograph of this bustling town of Truckee, with its wooden buildings, river, and railroad tracks in the middle of town. Measures approximately 8" x 5".

    Condition:
    Very good, has some foxing and mount is soiled, has rub on corners & break at middle top.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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