Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; White Bear Lake (Minn.)
White Bear Lake, "a beautiful sheet of water, bordered with timber, about fourteen miles long and two wide, with high swelling banks running back a mile or so, and rising to the height of about one hundred and fifty feet." Plate V.
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Clark Fork River (Mont.); Flathead Lake (Mont.)
The Clark Fork River, "being much cut up by coulees, have the appearance of that on the Upper Missouri. The soil is principally a light yellow clay; the stream here is two hundred yards wide, swift and deep, sparsely timbered with pine and...
Boats; Ships; Universities & colleges; Lakes -- Washington (State) -- Lake Union;
University of Washington floating theater moored at the edge of Lake Union. The boat was not completed at the time it was photographed, but it was designed to be the future home of the University of Washington Theater.
Lieutenant Grover's camp on the shores of Pike Lake. Governor Stevens considered this to be "the real starting point of the expedition and named the camp, "Camp Marcy", in honor of the Secretary of State." Plate VI.
Structures which were to be inundated by the reservoir were removed before the lake started to fill. The photo appears to show the destruction of one of the piers which supported the Great Northern bridge across the Columbia at Marcus, Washington.
"Minnehaha, or the Laughing Water, called also Brown's Falls. It is situated west of the Mississippi, and distant about three miles from Fort Snelling. Ten miles above the falls the stream flows from Lake Calhoun, and it passes through a level...
Great Northern depot at Marcus, Washington. This was the junction for the Republic branch, leading to the left of the photo. The main line to Nelson, BC curves to the right. The railroad was relocated and the town razed to make way for Lake...