Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

1861 Steel Engraving from the Pacific Railroad Survey
after F. W. Egloffstein

Madelin Pass
(nowadays spelled Madeline)
June 19th, 1954 at 2pm. View taken from Mount Observation, looking east,
showing an expanse of 70 miles.  Details of locations identified.

Details of locations in the panorama are printed in the
lower margin:  Mount Shasta 100 miles distant, Survey Camp
June 22 and 23rd, Second Divide in the Madelin Pass, Survey
Camp June 23rd and 24th, Madelin Plains, Snowy Sierra
Nevada at the Sources of the Upper Sacramento or Pitt River,
Rolling Hills of the Sierra Nevada, First or Main Divide in
the Madelin Pass, Survey Camp June 18th to 19th, Great Boiling
Spring Point, Survey Camp June 17th to 18th, Survey Camp
June 16th to 17th, Mud Lake Peak, Southern Mud Lake,
Survey Camp June 19th to 20th, Valley of the Upper Smoky
Creek, Survey Camp June 20th 21st and 22nd, Entrance
to the Pass, Snowy Sierra Nevada west of the Pyramid Lake.

The Survey Camp sites are indicated on the panorama
by a curl of smoke, as from a campfire.


Courtesy of William Husson.

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