Group Photograph of Wheeler Survey c. 1870

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Pictured is a group of 31 men in front of a house/building. Some are standing on the porch, others are standing in front of the porch, and others are sitting in chairs in front of the porch.


  • Wheeler, George M (George Montague) 1842-1905
  • Central Pacific Railroad Company


Also known as RU7177_Box13_F1_Merrill01 [SPI_1680]

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2010-3388

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1870
  • c 1870

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Wheeler Surveys
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  • Geology
  • Portraits
  • Nature and society
  • Wagons
  • Discoveries
  • History
  • Military
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  • Military bases
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  • Portraits, Group
  • United States--History


  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • United States
  • Arizona
  • Nevada
  • White Pine County (Nev.)


  • Gelatin silver prints
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007177 [SIA2010-3388]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints 9.25w x 9.5h

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