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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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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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Description: A black and white photo of a long distance snapshot of the power house with all the pipes (penstock) coming down the side of the mountain. The Feather River is at the bottom of photo, with a large area of foamy white spray below the powerhouse. Inscribed on the backside: "Great Western Power Co., Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0041 Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Business and...
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Description: A black and white photo of a slightly different view of huge pipes in photo #91-41-81. 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 : 1991-041-0082 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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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...
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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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- Hogan, J. H.
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: Mr. George Finch, an old time citizen and is living so far as known, Feb. 10, 1918. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 19893-095J Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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Description: A black and white photo postcard of a long low white building above a set of four large pipes on a very steep hillside. Above the main building other buildings are perched on the hillside. High voltage power poles are barely visible on left. Photo printed on postcard paper stock. Inscribed on the backside: "South Portal Las Plumas Penstock". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard (5 1/2  x 4 1/2 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0010...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse,...
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- Dunham, Murry
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Description: Inscribed on the backside of the photograph: "Robt. Bisbee, on old settler supposed to be alive, Forbestown, 1918." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095E Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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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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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "The High [Flume] on the Forbestown Ditch close to Mrs. Mary Birk's place, east of Forbestown one mile... This is made of wood and has been standing for many years. Jan. 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard ( 3.5 x 4.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1985-095GG Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Water--Water Transport, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1455 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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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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- Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1543 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Bridges - Hansell's Bridge, Buildings &...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1496 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Forbestown School in 1918. This school building was built in 1862 and has been in constant use ever since, although it has been repaired many times to keep it up. Feb. 10, 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4.25 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095X1 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education - Elementary Schools, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
Description: A black and white photo of a very large tower structure with wires attached across top. Men are working at the top. Inscribed on the backside: "Scene of Great Western Power Co. Las Plumas Plant under construction (Later named Big Bend Power Plant.)"; "Tram wagon left"; "486." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0027 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
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Description: A black and white photo of a huge gear wheel with a pipe through the middle hanging in the air. 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 : 1991-041-0083 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
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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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Description: A black and white photo of the Las Plumas powerhouse from above, looking up the Feather River with the Western Pacific Railroad track winding to the side of the river to the right. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas PG&E looking up river". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (5 1/2  x  3 1/2 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0016 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Business and...
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 6 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1555 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam Business & Industry -...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1498 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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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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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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Description: A black and white photo. A long view of Feather River and surrounding mountains. A railroad line is visible above the river bed. The railroad building and siding with support structures (same 91-41-6) are shown from a distance. Inscribed on the backside: "Looking at Las Plumas before construction. Road on right is road to future power plant." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (2 7/8  x  5 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0011...
Topics: californialightandsound, Water--Water storage and transfer, californiarevealed
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- Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1566 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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- Talbitzer
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Description: West Branch Bridge, August 1, 1961. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1467 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges--West Branch Bridge, californiarevealed
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Description: A black and white photo of a gondola or skip loader, carrying about fifteen men, hanging in the air by cables and a large block and tackle hook. Inscribed on the backside: "Skip"; "Las Plumas." Printed on post card stock. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0051 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Transportation--Aerial trolley...
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Description: A black and white photo of a hillside view of Island Bar buildings. A view from across the river looking down on three large white buildings, with full length porches. Printed on postcard stock. Inscribed on the backside: "Big Bend Mining Co". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (5 1/2  x  3 3/8 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0018 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Tents, Buildings and structures--Residences,...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1459 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1453 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Description: Oroville Dam construction views - Flooding of Diversion Dam. December 1964. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1446 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Feather River (Calif.),...
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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.),...
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1488 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Forbestown School in 1918 with school children: Stella Mills, Lenor Reilly, Bertha Roberts, Helen Roberts, Josephine Wickman, Alma Wickman, Roy Beik, Laurence Beik, Howard Beik". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095X3 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Description: Oroville Dam Diversion Tunnel #1 with concrete finishing of interior. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1469 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Buildings and...
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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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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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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Old Grandpa Worden, Clipper Mills, Cal, an old settler, many years dead". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095AA Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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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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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1485 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Oroville (Calif.),...
Description: A black and white photo of a structure much like #91-41-28 (scaffolding) with ladder steps going up one side. Below on the ground are several men and a mule team and wagon behind. Much lumber. Behind is a river and up from there is the mountainside. Inscribed on the backside: Las Plumas Power Plant site under const.; 548. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0032 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse,...
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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.),...
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "This is the old Wire Bridge across the south fork Feather River on the old Mountain Trail from the old town of Forbestown to Mooretown two old mining camps in the early days, built many years ago, Jan. 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard ( 3.5 x 4.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095FF Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Description: The beginning of Oroville Dam. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1464 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 8 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1484 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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- Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1479 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Intake dam of Great Western Power Company. Inscribed on backside: "Intake dam Great Western Power Co". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 13/8 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0023 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Great Western Power Company,...
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.),...
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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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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1499 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam Construction,...
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Mrs. J. P. Price - an old settler of Forbestown, is dead". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5.5 x 3.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095V Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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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Description: A black and white photo of The "Club House" at Las Plumas, with driveway in front. Lots of trees and top of hill (mountain) in background. The building is like a large home with concrete steps flanked by low walks, to a wide porch under the main roof. There appears to be rolled awnings above three porch sections divided by porch roof supports. Inscribed on backside: "Club House - Las Plumas" and "Fishback Foto Finishing Las Plumas, Calif." Source :  1...
Topics: californialightandsound, Company Clubs and Associations--Las Plumas Social Club, Sports and...
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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...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1551 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam,...
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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.),...
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 .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
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Description: A black and white photo of an interesting shot of the railroad tracks, built on half trestle on the side of a hill, rounding a bend. Very large pipe is going up the hill from it in lower left hand of picture. Inscribed on the backside: "Construction Great Western Power House, Las Plumas"; "603". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0046 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Great Western Power Company,...
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1450 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges, Middle Fork, Feather River (Calif.),...
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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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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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Description: A black and white photo of a bridge (wood and steel) with a white tent in the background, a small sign that is half hidden by signed G. W. P Co. Some other part that is readable says: This bridge is...Do so at their...The bridge is composed of wood beams and trusses above a wood plank road bed. Background is a hill (or mountain). Inscribed on the backside: Great Western Power Co, Las Plumas area. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4  x  4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak...
Topics: californialightandsound, Water - Water Transport Business and Industry - Power - Great Western...
Butte County Library
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Description: A side view of the Las Plumas "Club House" or community house in the Feather River Canyon. A row of cottages is visible to the left, across the drive. A road or railroad cut is visible on the hillside above. A phone or electric cable crosses the picture at an angle down to the roof of the club house. Inscribed on the backside: "[J. B. Stansell], Santa Barbara Co. Club - CA. - J. L. Williams"; "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (3 3/8 x 5...
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Business and industry--Power--Las Plumas Power Plant,...
Butte County Library
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1565 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business & Industry - General Stores - Bidwell Bar Store, Bidwell Bar,...
Butte County Library
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Description: A black and white photo of a group of seven people sitting on a hillside full of rocks. Inscribed on the backside: "Big Bend Mining Co". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/8 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0047 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Mines and mineral resources--Mines and mining, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
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Description: Picture of Montgomery Street in Oroville looking east. Published in Diggin's Vol. 31 #3, p. 79. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1989-158 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Oroville (Calif.), californiarevealed
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 .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse,...
Butte County Library
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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
Butte County Library
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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
Butte County Library
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Description: Municipal Auditorium, Oroville Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063F Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Community Recreation, Oroville (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
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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,...
Description: A black and white photo of the Feather River intake diversion dam and structure, with top of dam and flowing water in foreground. Inscribed on the backside: "Intake Diversion Dam and Intake Structure". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6 3/8 in. ) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0020 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Tunnels, Dark Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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Description: A black and white photo of a large weir. At top is a wooden barrier holding back a body of water, but permitting water to flow down to a lower body of water. Inscribed on the backside: "Intake PGE". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0003 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
Butte County Library
- Talbitzer
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Description: Monument at Hamilton Bend - printed in Days of Old, Days of Gold, p. 21. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-0377 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Landmarks and monuments--Historic sites--Hamilton townsite, Hamilton,...
Butte County Library
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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 .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...