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Butte County Library

The mission of the Butte County Library is to provide all individuals, regardless of age, ethnic background, educational or economic level, with free access to ideas, information, and technology.

Originally established in the Butte County Charter in 1913, the Butte County Library system today consists of six branch libraries and a literacy program. Administrative offices for the Library are located in the Oroville Branch Library. The Library also serves residents through branches in Biggs, Chico, Durham, Gridley, and Paradise. 

Contact Information:

Butte County Library
1749 Spencer Ave.
Oroville, CA 95965
Telephone: (530) 538-7641
Email: buttehistory@sbcglobal.net

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May 31, 2017
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Description: A grove with Table Mountain in background. Inscribed on the backside: "Oroville". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0177 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Oroville (Calif.), Agriculture--Crops--Fruit--Oranges, californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Looking down a row of orange trees. Inscribed on the backside: "Oroville - orange orchard". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0176 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--Crops--Fruit--Oranges, Oroville (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Four men standing in front of an orange tree. They are in suits, ties and hats. One is half hidden in orange tree (in bib overalls.) Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0175 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--Crops--Fruit--Oranges, Oroville (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: An olive grove with a large (but short) palm in foreground (bottom looks like a pineapple) and the palm fronds are like ferns. Sepia photo. Inscribed on the backside: "Oroville olive grove". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0174 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--California, Oroville (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a huge dredger in Oroville, resembling a large white three story building. Inscribed on the backside: "Dredger - Oroville". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0171 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Mines and mineral resources--Mines and mining, Oroville (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Photo of an orange grove with a farmer in the foreground, a house on the right hand side, two very tall palms. In the background, but very faint, is a tall electric power tower. Inscribed on the backside: " Oroville orange grove". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0170 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--Crops--Fruit--Oranges, Oroville (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: View of an olive grove in Oroville - a road in the orchard with an early roadster coming toward camera. Inscribed on the backside: "Olive grove- Oroville". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0166 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--California, Oroville (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: View of an olive grove in Oroville, looking down a row. Inscribed on the backside: "Olive grove - Oroville". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0165 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: View of an olive grove in Oroville, looking straight on. Inscribed on the backside: "Olive grove- Oroville". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0164 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a view looking down on the river with lots of metal barrels floating downstream and piling up among rocks, with some floating down stream. Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0138 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Shows a bridge under construction, with men working on one end. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0134 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0133 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), Buildings and Structures--Bridges,...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of three scenes of a bridge over the Feather River [Old Enterprise Bridge]. Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0132 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of the same as 91-41-130 (only from further back) in the area of three derailed box cars. Inscribed on the backside: "Near MP 222 W.P.R.R. circa 1910". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0131 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific,...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of the derailed box cars off to the side of the rails and leaning against the rock cut. Three men are standing on front, two in white shirts and one in a panama hat. In the background are more men with something that may be another car (or part of one). It is partly covered from view by a telephone pole. This view shows the bent sections of track. The cars are labeled: D. [and] R. G. [Denver & Rio Grande]. Inscribed on the backside: Near MP 222 W.P.R.R....
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroad--Disasters, Feather River Canyon (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo from the back of the derailed locomotive with a good view of both the crane and the locomotive, as it is being rerailed. The locomotive and cars have fallen down a steep embankment. Inscribed on the backside: "Near MP 222 W.P.R.R. circa 1910-11, rerailing locomotive". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0129 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroad--Disasters, Feather River Canyon (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of another view of men working on the derailed train. The crane is more clearly visible in this photo. While the men work together with a long pole, a man in a suit and hat is sitting on the side hill cut, smoking a cigarette and watching them. Inscribed on the backside: "Near MP 222 W.P.R.R. circa 1910, rerailing locomotive tender and passenger baggage car". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak...
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroad--Disasters, Feather River Canyon (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Scene of a train derailment. A railroad car is off the track and a dozen men standing on or by the track, and a crane behind the railroad car seems to be in the process of lifting it or pulling it. A young man holding a pick-mat-lock is clearly visible on the right and is looking solemnly at the camera. His hat is shiny as if it had been raining. (See info written on photo #1991-41-128.) Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon." Source :  1 Page of 1 :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Valleys, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Las Plumas...
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Description: Black and white photo of a view down the railroad tracks with a river on the right. There are hills in the background. The valley in front is wide and flat. Vegetation suggests this is in the eastern Sierras. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0126 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Tunnels, Transportation--Railroads--Western...
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Description: Photo of four men standing on railroad tracks in front of a tunnel. The tunnel entrance is framed with large beams of wood. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0125 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo looking down a narrow gauge railroad track (with boards laying on the ties between the rails). Also, a white tent and several large white canvas covers over lumber piles or supplies. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0124 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific,...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo at same location as #91-41-121 - only clearer and the train is shorter and carries freight. Also, there are many more buildings on the hillside above the railroad. Inscribed on the backside: Las Plumas. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0123 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a hillside at Las Plumas with a long train of railroad cars - some are passenger cars - at the very bottom of the image. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0122 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Sepia photo of Las Plumas of railroad station with railroad cars on the tracks. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0121 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Rivers and streams--Feather River, Transportation--Railroads,...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo looking at Las Plumas site from above with the railroad and river in the lower right side of photo. This is a side view of the railroad depot buildings. The photo clearly shows the main track, a siding, and a smaller siding just in front of the building. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0120 Digitized by  California...
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant,...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo showing the mountainside at Las Plumas with the river in the foreground. Buildings are seen on the lower level of the mountain with the road leading into them. One is a very large three story wood frame structure with full width balconies on each floor - with at least fourteen rooms (windows showing) on each level. Appears to have been taken prior to construction of the power house. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Rivers and streams--Feather River, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a view of Las Plumas - looking down the river, with the mountainsides showing and also the railroad on the side hill. The river is relatively low. Inscribed on the backside: Las Plumas. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0118 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a scene of a pool in the Feather River with a sand bar, the railroad and a mountainside in the background, in the Feather River Canyon. Inscribed on the backside: Feather River Canyon est. 1905-1926. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0117 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Rivers and streams--Feather River, Feather River (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of an overview of the Feather River Canyon prior to 1927 showing the river and the railroad (or highway low on the hillside above the river). Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon prior to 1927". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0115 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Rivers and streams--Feather River,...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a view of dam and fish ladder from a high vantage point with the fish ladder on the left - looking across the overflowing dam, with the lake behind the dam on the right. [The dam at Enterprise.] Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0109 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Fish ladders, Geography--Rivers and...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: An overview of a fish ladder and dam, with highway construction above the hill. A telephone pole is on the right suggesting photo was taken from the railroad cut. This may be the dam near Enterprise, now under Lake Oroville. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0108 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Fish ladders, Geography--Rivers and...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a view of a fish ladder and water flowing over a dam. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0107 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River (Calif.), Buildings and structures--Fish ladders,...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a man standing in a concrete room or tank that is part of the fish ladder on the Feather River. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph  Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0106 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Fish ladders, Wildlife--Fish, californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description:  Black and white photo of the Big Bend School. The building is made of logs. Inscribed on the backside of the photograph: Big Bend School ca. 1917 or 1918. Building built by early day families of Big Bend, Butte County, California. Teacher, standing in doorway, was Miss Sophie Gerson. She boarded with the Moak and Pinston families. It is said, a local boy by the name of Johnson, did not enjoy school, burned it down. Inscribed on the backside of the catalog card: Dan Johnson a...
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Education - Elementary Schools, californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a rocky snow covered area with a man in a Park Ranger type uniform standing next to a telephone or telegraph pole. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0099 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Description: The Great Western Power Co. (Las Plumas) power house with the Feather River in foreground and a mountainside in the background. The penstocks come directly down the center of the image. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas"; inscribed on the front: "G. W. Power Co. copyright 1909, By the Train." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0098 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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May 31, 2017
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Description: An overview of the Las Plumas Powerhouse, showing a mountainside behind the powerhouse with the railroad tracks in front (with a half-sided car on it) and a large pipe hanging from a cable, perhaps being loaded on from a railroad car. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0097 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of very large spools and drums on a palette, and hanging from a large hook above the powerhouse. The penstocks are visible, running vertically down the hillside on the right. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0096 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Description: Black and white photo of an overview of a huge pipe (penstock) going up the mountain. It is apparently under construction. At the top is a horizontal wood road or boardwalk with crisscross beam supports. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0095 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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May 31, 2017
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Description: A view from above during construction of the Las Plumas powerhouse. It shows the skeleton of building structure of steel and wood. Workers in various sections are visible with a magnifying glass. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas"; "# 39". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0094 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of the Las Plumas Powerhouse from a distance. Photographed from down river, it shows the construction site before the main building was built. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0093 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a piece of broken machinery, like a blown valve (unscaled). Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0092 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a huge pipe hanging from a cable with four men standing on it. Background of mountain with buildings, wooden towers, etc. The structure at lower left is the same as shown in earlier photos of the railroad siding. There is a row of low buildings on the hillside above, and a very steep vertical hillside track at the left. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a wooden crate (skip loader), hanging with cargo, above a craggy hillside. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0090 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
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Description: Black and white photo of an overview of the inside of the powerhouse, looking down, on four large tanks. A catwalk railing is at upper left. For dimension comparison, a man, very tiny, is in a doorway at the lower left corner. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0089 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Description: Black and white photo of a long overview of inside of powerhouse (from ceiling to floor), with a mid-level floor and catwalk. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0088 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Description: Black and white photo of an overview inside powerhouse with the large windows behind. A large cylindrical tank is in center ground, next to a very high wall with high windows. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0087 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a large cylindrical tank with lots of pipes emanating from it - gauges next to it suggest it is a pressure mechanism of some kind. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0086 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a Pelton Wheel. Machinery with a large "donut" looking wheel with "Pelton-Francis" on side of it, in raised lettering. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0085 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of the same wheel in the air as #91-41-83, from a greater distance, a valley covered with trees below. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0084 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a close-up of huge pipes intersecting - a study in circular dimensions. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0081 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
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May 31, 2017
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Description: Another view of "Turbin # 4" with one rim unfastened. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0080 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant,...
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Description: A close-up of another view of # 4 turbin. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0079 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Another view of turbin # 4, a wheel showing a heavy steel cable going through the center. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0078 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of turbin # 4 at the Las Plumas Powerhouse - a wheel shaped structure with blades. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0077 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Buildings and structures--Power generation--Great...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a huge pipe with five smaller ones coming out of it. Probably the top of the penstock. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0076 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a hillside with parts of the mechanism of a huge pipe and a tall piece above it, with a building behind. Poles and rigging lines are above the pipe. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0075 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of thrust pumps, probably in a different location, with another type of valve next to the pump. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0074 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of thrust pumps at Las Plumas Powerhouse. A huge piece of machinery in a concrete room. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0073 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of "#2 Exciter Wheel" (portion of) with other attached machinery. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0072 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of "#2 Exciter Wheel" with two ropes around it to hoist it. Interesting item is a red area (someone added later). Some of the blades appear to be damaged. Inscribed on the backside: Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0071 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of another view view of the #2 Exciter Wheel, as in photos #67 and #68 and #69. A full view of a wheel in place with each pair of scoop blades aligned in pairs, in its entirety, standing on edge. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0070 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a full view view of the #2 Exciter Wheel, as in photos #67 and #68, showing it in its entirety, standing on edge. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0069 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Business and...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of another view of the #2 Exciter Wheel. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0068 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a huge wheel with scoop-type blades that are curved like petals. Identified as # 2 Exciter Wheel. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0067 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a hillside (very steep) with an overflow channel coming down the side that looks like it just spills out below (no water in it). Lots of weathered lumber supporting it and scattered below it. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0066 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of the same log crib-type structure as in #91-41-64 and 5 from the side showing how it is built on the hillside. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0065 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of the same log crib-type structure as in #91-41-64, from the front angle with pipes (or some pipe device) attached to pull it. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0064 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a log crib-type structure filled with what looks like small flat rocks, with a wooden tower base behind it. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0063 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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Description: Black and white photo of the entrance to a tunnel in rocky area with wooden planks, a ladder and other lumber laying around. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0062 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of much the same view as 91-41-60, but without a bright light at the back of the tunnel. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0061 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Building and structures--Residences, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a tunnel with with a bright light at the end and two pipes going through it. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0060 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Building and structures--Residences, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of a cave or rough tunnel with water and two "flow valves" in front of a half wall of concrete blocks (that also go down the "river" portion on the left). Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 3/4  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0059 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: B/W photo of a kitchen in disrepair. Wooden flooring town up, other items (possibly wallpaper) scattered on floor and some hanging - torn - on wall. The side of the stove is visible, plus a counter top and towel rack. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0058 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Interiors, Domestic life--Food preparation,...
Butte County Library
May 31, 2017
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Description: Black and white photo of the interior of an early electric kitchen in Las Plumas (probably the club house) with two Asian men - one with folded arms and the other with a large knife cutting something. There is a modern (for the period) stove with six large burner controls. It has large pots on it. On the table is a large pile of plates indicating this is a group or commercial kitchen, not a family home. There is a very large wall vent fan and a ceiling light fixture with early day...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Residences, Las Plumas (Calif.),...