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June English Forestry Photographs

June English Forestry Collection Photographs

Photocopies of materials relating to the history of the Sierra National Forest, late 19th century to mid-1980s. 15 linear feet + 134 photographs. For several years Mrs English was the historian for the Sierra National Forest.


E/F-1-40: These photographs are copies made in 1981 with what appears to be color film. The original photographs were in a scrapbook belonging to William M. Turner. The number in parentheses at the end of a caption is the number assigned by June English (not the original photographer’s number).

E/F-1 Charles H. Shinn in front of Peace Cabin, ca.1923. (3)
E/F-2 Close-up of E/F-3. (3-a)
E/F-3 Charles H. Shinn in front of Peace Cabin, ca.1923. (3-b)
E/F-4 Charles H. Shinn in front of Peace Cabin, ca.1923. (3-c)
E/F-5 Charles H. Shinn and William M. Turner in front of Peace Cabin, ca.1923. (3-e)
E/F-6 William M. Turner, ca.1923. Close-up of part of E/F-5. (3-f)
E/F-7 Charles H. Shinn, ca.1923. Close-up of part of E/F-5. 3 cop. (3-g, 3-h, and 3-i))
E/F-8 Louis Carmen, Joe Kinsman, and Sam Polkinhorne (Indians). (24)
E/F-9 William M. Turner and niece Constant [sic] Garnett, Vancouver, B.C., June 1951. (18)
E/F-10 Johnnie Walker (Indian) in front of “the old homestead”. (29)
E/F-11 William M. Turner and truck. Turner was in saw filing business. (17)
E/F-12 Maggie Moore and Annie Jackson (Indian girls) in costume, pre-1904. (10)
E/F-13 Forest Service bridge, ca.192-. (21)
E/F-14 William M. Turner’s two-story log house at Mill Flat, Pineridge District. (6)
E/F-15 Frank Halleck (Indian) sitting in front of store, Fine Gold. (28)
E/F-16 Johnnie Walker (Indian), Fine Gold. (26)
E/F-17 William M. Turner and unidentified man, holding twins, 1925. 2 cop. (1-a and 1-b)
E/F-18 William M. Turner at Soquel, filing saw for Forest Service, ca.1923. (15)
E/F-19 Three Indian women in modern clothing in front of William M. Turner and unidentified man.
E/F-20 Joe Chepo (Indian). (25)
E/F-21 Turner ranch house “Pak-ha-beech-ee”. (13)
E/F-22 Oscar Fuller and family. 2 cop. (9 and 9-a))
E/F-23 Oscar Fuller and family in front of house just finished by William M. Turner.
E/F-24 Ida Bishop, Annie Gibon [Gibson?], and two unidentified children (Indians). (2)
E/F-25 Levi Grahame, his son and children, and Mrs Grahame (Indians). (30)
E/F-26 Joe Keller in World War II U.S. Army uniform. (31)
E/F-27 Ben Norris and Hank Super in front of wool storage shed. (27)
E/F-28 Man and two pack horses at Hogue Ranch. (11)
E/F-29 Man and two pack horses at Hogue Ranch. (11-a)
E/F-30 Burt Hurt and government men in camp. 2 cop. (4 and 4-a)
E/F-31 William M. Turner standing on overhanging rock, Yosemite Valley below. 2 cop. (8 and 8-a)
E/F-32 William M. Turner with tools, below flume he constructed. (5)
E/F-33 Starting work on water tower, Bass Lake, 1905. Charlie Easton at right. (23)
E/F-34 Logan Bridge on San Joaquin River. (22)
E/F-35 Frame of willows over hot water hole (Indian sweathouse), Casa Diablo (near Mammoth). (19)
E/F-36 Indian board house. 2 cop. (20 and 20-a)
E/F-37 William M. Turner and Clarence Walker at tunnel portal, Kings River. (16)
E/F-38 Men riding in incline car on Kings River project, 1926-27. (12)
E/F-39 Ranger, cook, and waiter in front of cookhouse at Kings River project, 1926-27.2 cop. (14 and 14-a)
E/F-40 Capitana (female Monache chief) and Big Susie. 2 cop. (7 and 7-a)
E/F-41 Sierra Summer School Banquet, Lakeshore, Huntington Lake, August 5, 1927. Original photo by Robert A. Parker, Bear Creek Studio, Cedar Crest.
E/F-42 Crowd around hugh bonfire at Huntington Lake, July 29, 1927. Sierra Summer School? Original photo by Robert A. Parker, Bear Creek Studio, Cedar Crest.

E/F-43-49: Relate to Point Fire, 1941.

E/F-43 Distant view of burnt area from Music Mt. Lookout, September 26, 1941. Original photo (damaged).
E/F-44 Close-up view of burnt area. Original photo.
E/F-45 Close-up view of burnt area, showing sign “site 1″. Original photo.
E/F-46 Close-up view of burnt area, showing sign “site 1″. Original photo.
E/F-47 Close-up view of burnt area, showing sign “site 3″. Original photo.
E/F-48 Close-up view of burnt area, showing sign “site 3″. Original photo.
E/F-49 Close-up view of burnt area, showing sign “site 2″.
E/F-50 Jerry Dwyer (?) with his dogsled team, ca.1925. Original photo on postcard stock, Murphy’s Art Shop, Big Creek.
E/F-51 Ranger (?) and dog at snowbound cabin, ca.1925. Original photo on postcard stock, Murphy’s Art Shop, Big Creek. (802)
E/F-52 Toadstool Rock, near Big Creek, ca.1925. Original photo on postcard stock, Murphy’s Art Shop, Big Creek. (B102)
E/F-53 Snow-covered building at Huntington Lake, March 25, 1938. Original photo by O. Bartholomew.
E/F-54 Huntington Lake from the shore, dam at right, ca.1925. Original photo by Wallace Hutchinson, courtesy of U.S. Forest Service.
E/F-55 Sunset from Huntington Lake, ca.1925. Original photo.
E/F-56 Smashed cabin, ca.1925. Original photo.
E/F-57 Outdoor rock fireplace and rustic cabin, Big Creek? ca.1925. Original photo.
E/F-58 Building with square, steep hip roof, Big Creek? ca.1925. Original photo.
E/F-59 Camp 72, Southern California Edison Company, ca.1925. Original photo. (222775)
E/F-60 Generator in Power House no.3, Big Creek, ca.1925. Original photo on postcard stock, Murphy’s Art Shop, Big Creek. (144)
E/F-61 Construction of Southern California Edison dam, ca.1925. Original photo. (222774)
E/F-62 Rustic Southern California Edison Company workshop, ca.1925. Original photo.
E/F-63 Rustic Southern California Edison Company workshop, ca.1925. Original photo.
E/F-64 House on edge of a 1000′ bluff, ca.1925. Same location as E/F-74, but a different house. Original photo. (213565)
E/F-65 House on edge of a 1000′ bluff, ca.1925. Same location as E/F-73, but a different house. Original photo. (213563)
E/F-66 Brush piling, Madera Sugar Pine Lumber Company sale, Sierra, Season 1927. Photo by Lloyd Craig, Fresno Republican.
E/F-67 Brush piling, Madera Sugar Pine Coompany sale above Pineridge, ca.1927. Original photo. (222768)
E/F-68 Solomon’s Service Station and downtown Big Creek, ca.1925. Photo by Robert A. Parker, Bear Creek Studio, Cedar Crest, on postcard stock. (996)
E/F-69 Big Creek on fire, October 1930. Reproduced in Glenn, Sierra Nevada interlude, 1975, p.85. Photo by Robert A. Parker, Bear Creek Studio, Cedar Crest, on postcard stock.
E/F-70 Snow-covered house, ca.194-. On back: Myron Glenn, Big Creek.
E/F-71 Road to Huntington Lake, ca.1925. Original photo. (222765)
E/F-72 Cabin, Huntington Lake, ca.1925. Original photo. (222760)
E/F-73 Penstock construction, ca.1925. Original photo. (222773)
E/F-74 Reardon’s Big Creek Theatre, ca.1925. Original photo. (222776)
E/F-75 Houses and street, Big Creek, ca.1925. Original photo. (222777)
E/F-76 Houses and street, Big Creek, ca.1925. Original photo. (222778)
E/F-77 Church and another building, Big Creek, ca.1925. Original photo. (222779)
E/F-78 Houses and parked cars, Big Creek, ca.1925. Original photo. (222780)
E/F-79 Snowbound cabins at Home Creek Resort, 1951-52. Original photo.
E/F-80 Man and woman at base of large pine tree, October 1958. On back: 23040 top out @ 42′. No salvage. 19,000 Recovered, 109″ Diam.
E/F-81 On back: C.K. Westfall Claim, HE #7831. See English/Forestry Collection, Box E.2, U-V-W II, item no.14.
E/F-92 Shaver Lake (low water), 1978 (color).
E/F-83 Shaver Lake (filled), July 4, 1978 (color).

E/F-84-133: Southern California Edison Company on Kern River. From Bradley Wagman Doyle’s scrapbook. All photos are original, ca.1920s.

E/F-84 Shay engine and two flatcars with logs on trestle.
E/F-85 Donkey engine at work.
E/F-86 Woman in doorway of Pullman car. Photo damaged.
E/F-87 Workmen’s shack (?)
E/F-88 Two men in ruins of shack.
E/F-89 Small waterfall in mountains.
E/F-90 High Sierra meadow. 2 cop.
E/F-91 Large mountain lake.
E/F-92 Men on picnic in woods.
E/F-93 Close-up of man on cabin roof.
E/F-94 Same view as E/F-103 but without the man.
E/F-95 Inside a mine.
E/F-96 Ruins of abandoned logging (?) camp.
E/F-97 Old cabin in woods.
E/F-98 Unloading heavy machinery.
E/F-99 Group of men at camp.
E/F-100 Men standing next to truck in snowstorm. Signs: “To Tunnels” and “To Kernville”.
E/F-101 Another view of E/F-110.
E/F-102 Another view of E/F-110.
E/F-103 Men in a snowstorm.
E/F-104 Men below flimsy trestle over stream.
E/F-105 Men in front of shacks.
E/F-106 Bridge at intake.
E/F-107 Workmen’s shacks.
E/F-108 Workmen’s shacks.
E/F-109 View of foothills.
E/F-110 Man on rocks.
E/F-111 Southern California Edison Company hospital.
E/F-112 Southern California Edison Company office and church.
E/F-113 A tent camp.
E/F-114 Camp no.2.
E/F-115 Camp no.2.
E/F-116 Tunnel 20, Camp no.4.
E/F-117 Tunnel 20, Camp no.4.
E/F-118 Tunnel 18, Camp no.4.
E/F-119 Tunnel 18, Camp no.4.
E/F-120 Camp no.4.
E/F-121 Compressor, Camp no.4.
E/F-122 On the road to Camp no.5.
E/F-123 Camp no.5.
E/F-124 Camp no.5.
E/F-125 Tunnel 17, Camp no.5.
E/F-126 Starting Camp no.7.
E/F-127 Site of first building, Camp no.7.
E/F-128 Road to tunnel 10, Camp no.7.
E/F-129 Six men in swimming suits with “D.S.” on chest, in front of building.
E/F-130 Men at cookout.
E/F-131 Bridge on construction (?) road.
E/F-132 Men at company shack.
E/F-133 Mountain road along Kern River.

  • E/F-f1 Group photo of students and faculty at Camp Sierra (probably Sierra Summer School), ca.1930. Original photo.