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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 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...
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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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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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: 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 .
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Rivers and streams--Feather River,...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1495 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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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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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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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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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1547 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam Construction,...
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: 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 .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
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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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Description: A black and white photo looking upstream from Las Plumas. Island Bar is in the background, with the WPRR to right. Inscribed on the backside: "Great Western Power Plant Las Plumas under construction. Island Bar in background, near river, WPRR right"; "555". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0026 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Island Bar...
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Description: Upper Cooling Silo, Oroville Dam. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1477 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 8 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1560 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Business and...
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Description: Union Hotel Fire in Oroville - printed in Days of Old, Days of Gold, p. 20. Sign for Gales Livery Stable in on the left. Note: Oversized photo Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7.5 x 12.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-0376 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Hotels and motels--Union Hotel,...
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Description: U. S. Highway, 40A and Western Pacific Railroad relocation. Aerial view, January 15, 1960 Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1465 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Transportation--Roads and...
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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: 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...
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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
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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.),...
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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: Sign on building across street: Paul L. Roberts groceries, hardware, notions. Inside Chico Soda works. Red Crown Gasoline. Please have exact fee ready. On side of car: Sacramento Northern Railway. Old photo file card reads: "Snapshot old street car Chico-Vecino run with Motorman Oral Sweem". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3 x 4.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095II Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and Industry--Beverages, Bottling--Chico Soda Works,...
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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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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...
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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: Thermalito Diversion Dam, January 1965 Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1448 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Thermalito Diversion Dam,...
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...
Description: Inscribed on the backside: "This gives The Gold Bank Hoist and Residence at the old Gold Bank Mine near Forbestown. The Hoist building is over the shaft 2,000 feet high. The Mine is laying idle. Jan. 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard  ( 3.5 x 5.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095DD Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Residences, Gold mines and mining--California,...
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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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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: A black and white photo of an eighteen-horse or mule team pulling a flat bed wagon with a huge spool of cable. The wagon has solid wood wheels. The photo is taken from the rear of the wagon, which is on a narrow road cut into the side of a hill. Inscribed on the backside: "Spool of cable for Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (5 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0050 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Great Western Power Company,...
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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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Description: Sepia photo of the south portal of the Great Western Power Co. A long distance shot with building in center and floodways below. A huge pipe is going up the hill, and another building with a crane-like structure higher on the hill, to the right. Printed on post card stock. Inscribed on the backside: "South Portal G. W. Power Co. Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0045...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Great Western Power Company,...
Description: Sepia photo of a snow scene with five men having a snowball fight at Las Plumas. Two are in suits and ties.There is a house in the background. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0056 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Residences, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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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: 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...
Description: Scenic view of the Feather River canyon and the road or railroad bed winding above the river. Inscribed on the backside: "Pinecrest or Pieper Flat on top of hill above Las Plumas - North side of River (Feather)". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. ) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0021 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), Pieper Flat (Calif.), Pinecrest (Calif.),...
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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 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: Scene near Berry Creek (colored print) Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-0796 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Berry Creek, californiarevealed
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: Mr. Sam Owens, Forbestown, an old settler, is many years dead. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095R Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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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...
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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: Inscribed on the backside: "The Residance [sic] of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Price. That was built in the [18]50s sometime. The people are both dead and the house has been destroyed many years ago. Jan. 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard  ( 5.5 x 3.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095W Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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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 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 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...
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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...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1554 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Bridges - North Fork Bridge, Feather River...
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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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Description: A black and white photo of PG and E intake. A body of water with a very steep hillside on the far side. On far left is a concrete looking pillar with a round balcony looking area on top (on the near side of the river). There is a fuzzy area in the photo which may be sprays of water coming down the hillside. Inscribed on the backside: "Intake PGE". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 x 6 3/8 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0008...
Topics: californialightandsound, Water--Water Transport, californiarevealed
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Description: A black and white photo of the Penstocks at Las Plumas Plant. Large mountainside with homes on one side and river below. What looks like a tram is on right side (going down the mountainside.) The cluster of more than a dozen buildings are all built on a steep hillside with tall stilt-like supporting posts on the downhill side. The penstock is on the right side of the photo. Inscribed on the backside: "Penstocks Las Plumas Plant, Great Western Power Co. Feb. 10, 1910";...
Topics: californialightandsound, Wildlife--Fish, Buildings and structures--Dams, Buildings and...
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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.),...
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,...
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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 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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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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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
Butte County Library
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Description: Oroville Dam, Test Fills, June 27, 1960. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1473 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam Construction,...
Butte County Library
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Description: Oroville Dam Site clearing, February 27, 1963. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1468 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1498 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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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...
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam Business & Industry -...
Butte County Library
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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 -...
Butte County Library
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1562 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, Oroville (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1549 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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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
Butte County Library
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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
Butte County Library
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Description:  Old School house on Oroville - Quincy road. Old card reads "Old abandoned school house on old Oroville Quincy Road between Bush (sic) [Brush] Creek and Mountain House. W.R. Parker, past Pres. of Butte County Historical Society holds up old agate marble he found in the dooryard." Print only Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-3715 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education - Elementary Schools, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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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
Butte County Library
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Description: Old and new bridges across West Branch of Feather River. Bill Talbitzer seated in the foreground. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10  in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-0363 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures --Bridges--West Branch Bridge, Feather River...
Butte County Library
by Talbitzer
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Description: North Fork Bridge and railroad tunnel, May 6, 1960. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1466 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges--North Fork Bridge, Buildings and...
Description: Near the western entrance to the Feather River Canyon, California. Colored print Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-0798 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed