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Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby mepstein » Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:42 am

This photo was taken around 1910. I'm needing to figure out where for a book I'm writing. Note the "wall" in the background. Could this be Tioga Pass?
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Re: Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby Wandering Daisy » Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:04 pm

That "wall" looks like it could be snow fence.
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Re: Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby mepstein » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:02 am

Yes, Does look like a snow fence or a wall.
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Re: Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby giantbrookie » Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:28 pm

That scene doesn't look immediately familiar. It isn't Tioga Pass, for the background does match. I can't think of any place in the Sierra that matches this view.
Since my fishing (etc.) website is still down, you can be distracted by geology stuff at: http://www.fresnostate.edu/csm/ees/facu ... ayshi.html
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Re: Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby oldranger » Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:31 pm

The "wall" looks like a dam to me!

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Re: Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby Troutdog 59 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:04 am

Sorry to be of no help to your original question (where is this?), but I have to echo what Mike said. The "wall" in the background looks like a dam.
If you stand in the light, you get the feel of the night, and the music that plays in your ear......
In your mind you can hear, a voice so sweet and clear, and the music that plays in your head......
As it flows up from the ground, taking all that hear the sound, close your eyes, it’s about to begin.

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Re: Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby cmon4day » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:35 pm

Looks like Conway Summit
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Re: Mystery Photo: Where in the Sierra Nevada or is it elsewhere

Postby oldranger » Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:19 pm

mepstein

Are you sure that the photo is even in the US? People riding donkeys hasn't been real common in the US.

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