Pinecrest Lake

Price: $14.95
  

Stock #: 842209
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Pinecrest
State: California (CA)
County: Tuolumne
Artist: Merle Porter
Publisher: Royal Pictures
Size: 4" x 5.75" (10.25 x 15 cm)
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Front:
Pinecrest Lake Color by Merle Porter

Back:
C-568 PINECREST LAKE This mountain lake is located on the Sonora Pass that the Bidwell-Bartleson party first found in 1841. Some think that the first white man to have traversed the area was Jedediah Strong Smith, “Pathfinder of the Sierras.'' who crossed the Sierras in 1827. The Mono wagon road was used to haul freight to the Mono diggings in 1857. When Body discovered ore in Bodie'' in 1859 and the sensational discovery in Aurora, in 1860, work went on to open the Sonora Pass wagon road. When it was open, in 1864, travel over the Mono Trail came to a halt ... M.P. Photo-Color by Merle Porter © & PUBLISHED BY ROYAL PICTURES, COLTON, CALIFORNIA 92324

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