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    Imperial Size "Stagecoach" Photograph Calistoga Springs, California, ca. 1890s-1910s. Later stagecoaches made that road famous under the three decades that Bill Spiers had a monopoly on freight wagons and stagecoaches over Mt. St. Helena. It was the Lawley toll road that made Middletown, and such spas as Adams, Seiglers, Anderson, Harbin and Caldwell. It should be noted here that the Calistoga terminus for Spier's stages was the Hotel Calistoga famous in itself to world travelers-whose owner and "mein host" was Owen Kenn.

    Very nice large size format photograph of stagecoach taken by Turrill & Miller of San Francisco. Shows a Stagecoach leaving a Speir's Stable and Stage line, full of passengers. Noted on verso Driver is Al Palmer the "Thorough brace" 18 in this group. Measures approximately 12.75" x 10.75".

    Condition:
    Fine, photo has a couple of small stains & mount has some small chips.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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