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Type of Object Print, Photographic
Object ID 1911.106.300
Collection Photographs
Description A black and white panormaic photograph of the Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railroad. Passengers are posing for a picture at the Double Bow-Knot around 1906. Water tanks for locomotives are seen left center above train, (engines obtained water from the front tank with spout.) A pile of railroad tracks is seen at far right center. Mesa Station is seen between the ties and water tanks.

Handwritten on the back of the photograph: "Engine #4 with train entering double bow-knot. Water tanks for locomotives in rear at Mesa Station. Engines obtained water from front tank with spout. Near tank is additional supply. Mesa Station shown just to right of trees. Piles of ties to right. Could be 1906-1907 when wood branch was being built. Muir Woods line branched off to left of water tanks. Track showing above first car is track up mountain above Mesa."
Physical Description 1 photographic print, b&w, 2.5" x 9.5"
Date Created circa 1906
Year Range from 1906
Year Range to 1907
Creator (Artist/Author/Photographer) unknown
Contributed by Black & white photo of passengers posing for a picture at Double Bow-Knot
Search Terms Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway
Accession number 1911.106
Copyright The Mill Valley Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States. If you publish or publicly display this item, the Library appreciates being credited with the following statement, "Courtesy of the Lucretia Little History Room, Mill Valley Public Library."