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New Additions to the Watkins website

Image numbers correspond to Watkins stereoview numbers in the Stereoview Catalog

January through June 2012

  • Wes Cowan Auctions: (Watkins) 214. (Watkins Pacifc Railroad) 3, 55, 169, 170. (A.A. Hart) 7, 11, 15, 35, 37, 124, 144, 168, 262.
  • Phil Anderson: 1343, 1346, 1348, 1349.
  • Russell Norton: unnumbered view fire engine.

August 15, 2011

Added over 450 images including many early Mendocino views and the entire set of known E series views:
  • J. P. Getty Library, Los Angeles
    • 3 5 8 9 10 12 14 15 19 23 27 28 33 33 35 36
      40 42 46 49 51 51 53 56 57 60 63 66 69 73 76 83
      88 96 97 111 118 129 168 226 232 237 238 239 244 310 312 357
      375 382 389 403 428 496 529 536 552 574 578 690 750 760 761 787
      787 789 789 796 797 798 807 816 826 901 910 911 912 914 915 917
      920 922 933 983 1014 1016 1019 1019 1024 1024 1028 1029 1030 1052 1065 1065
      1068 1074 1095 1097 1107 1116 1118 1121 1121 1127 1147 1149 1149 1159 1163 1164
      1174 1176 1324 1348 1356 1369 1380 1632 1644 1662 1729 1730 1813 1858 1942 1975
      2007 2007 2009 2016 2018 2024 2025 2027 2028 2032 2037 2044 2045 2046 2054 2059
      2071 2076 2078 2131 2317 2320 2337 2351 2364 2368 2369 3001 3057 3059 3075 3089
      3091 3099 3103 3107 3123 3154 3160 3174 3309 3312 3703 4039 4101 4140 4157 4224
      4374 4430 4509 4870 4888 4892 5007 E24 E30
      22 (Taber) 801 (Taber) 819 (Taber) 1019 (Taber) 1065 (Taber) 1646 (Taber) 1663 (Taber)
  • California State Library
    • 31 112 173 183 195 196 739 767 769 979 1392 1554 1558 1599 1645 1830
      1841 1846 1848 1849 1862 1863 1866 1874 1881 1966 2004 2063 2104 2305 2366 2547
      2572 2767 3005 3006 3024 3025 3026 3027 3032 3033 3034 3043 3045 3046 3047 3048
      3049 3059 3078 3080 3082 3096 3101 3104 3114 3116 3118 3121 3122 3147 3149 3154
      3165 3743 3824 4024 4025 4029 4030 4031 4032 4033 4034 4036 4037 4040 4041 4042
      4048 4054 4057 4063 4082 4701 4707 4784 4785 4786 4787 4788 4789 4790 4791 4792
      4816 4817 4818 4819 4837 4838 4839 4854 4857 4859 4861 4864 4865 4866 4868 4869
      4872 4873 4878 4885 4886 4887 4890 4896 4897 4901 4902 4903 4904 4905 4906 4907
      4908 4909 4910 4918 5208 5219 5226 5227 5230 5235 5236 5239 5240 5241 5242 5245
      5248 5249 5254 5255 5256 5258 5259 5260 5263 5264 5265 5266 5267 5269 5270 5272
      5273 5274 5276 5287 5292 5293 5294 5295 5297 5298 5300 5301 E1 E2 E3 E4
      E5 E6 E7 E8 E9 E10 E11 E12 E15 E16 E17 E18 E19 E20 E21 E22
      E23 E24 E25 E26 E27 E28 E29 E30 E31 E32 E33 E34 E35 E36 E37 E38
      E40 E41 E42 E43 E44 E45 E46 E47 E49 E50 E51 E52 E53 E202 E203 E204
      E205 E206 E207 E208 E209 E210 E211 E212 E213 E214 E215 E216 E217
  • Bill Eloe: 218, 228, 240, 246, 261, 302, 334, 337, 1345, 1346, 1374, 1604, 1776, 1810, 1884.
  • Bill Lee: 863 (Taber).
  • Jeremy Rowe: Unnumbered Arizona views.
  • John Saddy - Jefferson Stereoptics: 513, 5066.

May 20, 2011

Added images:
  • American Antiquarian Society:
    • 32 33 47 49 52 779 169 306 715 722 758 770 777 778 819 939
      997 1020 1028 1032 1087 1096 1111 1146 1339 1342 1351 1577 1711 1768 2073 2074
      2526 2528 2529 2530 2533 2534 2535 2539 2540 2541 2546 2550 2552 2555 2751 3133
      4215 5005
  • Jeremy Rowe: 1005, 1007, 1018, 1114, 1148, 1149, 1150, 1162, 1166, .
  • Dan Kerlee: 5201, 5213, 5216, 5224.

October 9 , 2010

Added images:
  • Len Walle:
    • 1 8 17 23 36 50 63 71 142 153 165 218 297 777 914 919
      957 1029 1047 1049 1109 1133 1138 1139 1164 1167 1238 1244 1266 1285 1312 1374
      1375 1400 1562 2287 2313 3102 4061 E4
      Watkins Pacific Railroad:
      77 80 122 176 185 218 262 340
  • Russel Norten: 25 (glass), 44 (glass), 246. Watkins Pacific Railroad 323.
  • Ken Rosen: 4348, 5252, 5282.
  • David Dickinson: 474.
  • Carl Mautz: Watkins Pacific Railroad 195.
  • Drew Johnson: 978.
  • Jeff Kraus: 2057.
  • Steve Heselton: 403.

July 6 , 2010

Added images:
  • Bill Lee: 145, 585, 2446. Watkins Pacific Railroad 268. A.A. Hart 1, 33, 60, 155, 268, 307.
  • Jeremy Rowe: 4896.
  • Stereoview.net: 2350.
  • Online Archive of Califirnia: Eadweard Muybridge images of Watkins view numbers 1628, 1631, 1633.

April 8, 2010

Courtesy of Ken Rosen:
  • Added title and image:   182, 409, 542, 704, 1600, 1622, 1798, 1850, 1945, 2233.
  • Added image:   770, 1281, 1359, 1705, 1713, 1749, 2340, 2460, 3124, 4840, 4867, E201.

January 31, 2010

Added images courtesy of:
  • Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
  • 130 140 141 147 171 177 181 187 221 238 245 260 265 268 271 529
    695 716 753 804 981 1001 1066 1099 1298 1319 1330 1354 1544 1560 1568 1575
    1582 1625 1648 1649 1667 1731 1740 1759 1779 1812 1906 1920 1933 1953 1962 2003
    2005 2011 2051 2119 2194 2195 2219 2224 2331 2349 2513 2517 2768 3120 4387 4484
  • Mechanics' Institute Library:

  • 433 462 627 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649
    650 651 652 653 654 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666
    1421 1486
  • Bill Lee: 161, 176, 223, 265, 583, 1031, 1070, 1072, 1135.
  • Stereoview.net: 4051.
  • Steve Heselton: 162, 309, 33_, 757, 2067.

January 3, 2010

Added images courtesy of:
  • Phil Nathanson:
  • 10 18 22 30 46 59 62 144 151 220 244 260 283 675 754 779
    901 902 904 941 1001 1004 1031 1059 1102 1114 1123 1129 1135 1143 1226 1236
    1291 1341 1542 1547 1563 1588 1639 1650 1658 1719 1732 1763 1837 1852 1872 1977
    2006 2021 2038 2053 2066 2113 2123 2285 2310 2325 2326 2329 2342 2357 3016 3041
    3714 4388 4516 4785 4790 4793 4799 4829 4844 4862
  • Leonard Ances: unnumbered view - possibly 310.
  • Robert Smith: 2039.
  • Stereoview.net: 2275, 4808.

August 23, 2009

    Added images courtesy of Phil Nathanson:
    39 809 1094 1108 1127 1164 1220 1809 1838 2020 2036 2317 2351 3009 3030 3053
    3058 3078 3083 3095 3109 3113 3119 3126 3158 4038 4459 4781 4810 4822 4826 4830
    4831 4883 5239 E28 E39
    Watkins Pacific Railroad:
    13 150 296 331

August 8, 2009

  • Added title and image: 235, 743, 1971, 2101, 2461.
  • Added image:
    170 218 742 802 1225 1262 1263 1276 1332 1359 1363 1548 1590 1598 1632 1634
    1645 1726 1810 1816 1881 2109 2229 2301 2312 2322 2335 2346 2361 2363 2366 2516
    2520 2767 3038 3040 3045 3807 4028 4240 4436 4458 4846 4848 4849 4850 5024 E7
    E48 E203

July 6 , 2009

Added title and image:
  • Bill Lee: 556.
  • Steve Heselton: 692.

February 14, 2009

Added over 750 views from the collections of California State Library, Library of Congress and The New York Public Library as well as views contributed by several individuals
  • Bill Lee: 247, 679, 1258, 1270, 1272, 1320, 1331, 2753, 4783, 4893, AA Hart #263.
  • Bruce Lancaster: 2012.
  • David Horine: 2423, 3036.
  • David Knight: 1668.
  • Graham Pilecki: 1, 2, 694, 703, 721, 780, 1101, 1111, 1133, 1620, 1624, 1631, 1641, 1720.
  • kbcb: 1234, 1243.
  • Nancy McCreery: 3066, 3148, 3169, 3171, 4841, 4858.
  • R. Paul Firnhaber: 812.
  • California State Library:
  •      Watkins Old Series and New Series
    2 41 45 48 53 72 76 222 298 353 400 505 582 607 635 650
    699 701 706 767 793 795 799 824 947 950 968 1003 1006 1072 1074 1075
    1084 1379 1383 1617 1621 1630 1633 1647 1651 1710 1725 1728 1732 1782 1804 1805
    1808 1814 1817 1821 1835 1886 2159 2220 2221 2222 2223 2228 2274 3167 3168 3301
    3302 3303 3304 3305 3306 3308 3310 3311 3313 3314 3316 3318 3319 3321 3559 3571
    3581 3594 3595 3596 3601 3622 3635 3637 3641 3642 3657 3658 3701 3723 3731 3746
    3747 3781 3782 4078 4079 4080 4081 4083 4084 4085 4086 4087 4088 4089 4090 4091
    4092 4093 4094 4095 4096 4098 4099 4100 4101 4102 4103 4104 4105 4106 4107 4108
    4109 4110 4111 4130 4132 4136 4137 4140 4144 4150 4153 4156 4157 4158 4159 4161
    4163 4164 4170 4171 4172 4175 4180 4186 4187 4188 4189 4190 4191 4192 4205 4206
    4233 4321 4322 4324 4326 4327 4329 4330 4332 4353 4358 4367 4373 4376 4381 4383
    4384 4385 4386 4393 4395 4398 4399 4401 4404 4417 4418 4419 4421 4423 4424 4425
    4427 4429 4431 4432 4433 4434 4435 4437 4439 4441 4445 4446 4451 4452 4456 4457
    4460 4487 4489 4491 4497 4499 4501 4504 4505 4509 4510 4511 4612 4642 4649 4751
    4755 4757 4758 4762 4769 4773 4774 4778 4779 4794 4795 4796 4797 4798 4800 4802
    4803 4804 4805 4806 4807 4809 4811 4812 4813 4815 4821 4824 4825 4828 4832 4833
    4834 4835 4880 4882 4884 4912 4913 4915 4916 4917 4919 4920 4921 4922
         Watkins Pacific Railroad and AA Hart
    4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 15 17 20 21 22 22 25 25
    27 30 31 32 38 40 41 42 43 44 46 48 50 52 56 61
    66 69 72 73 74 75 80 81 83 90 92 92 101 101 102 103
    112 113 116 117 117 118 119 120 121 132 135 142 144 149 154 160
    166 167 169 175 187 189 190 194 197 199 204 206 207 210 212 217
    221 224 228 233 234 248 251 255 256 267 271 274 276 287 313 315
    332 334 339 342 361
  • Library of Congress:
  •      Watkins Old Series and New Series
    1013 1015 1091 1124 1138 1144 1151 1152 2306 3003 3011 3014 3052 3065 3067 3071
    3074 3081 3084 3085 3086 3091 3094 3097 3100 3105 3110 3111 3112 3125 3127 3128
    3131 3140 3142 3146 3148 3152 3157 3163 3166 3170 3172
         Watkins Pacific Railroad and AA Hart
    10 16 18 24 39 48 51 53 58 59 61 62 68 72 73 76
    77 78 79 82 85 86 87 91 93 95 97 104 106 109 110 111
    115 118 122 123 126 127 131 141 149 151 153 156 159 162 163 170
    171 172 173 174 175 176 178 179 180 184 187 188 189 190 191 192
    195 196 199 201 202 203 206 209 215 216 218 221 223 227 229 230
    231 232 236 237 238 239 242 244 245 247 249 252 253 254 258 259
    261 264 269 270 271 273 275 276 279 280 288 289 291 292 294 295
    299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 310 311 313 315 316 317 318
    320 321 322 328 330 334 335 336 339 340 341 346 349 352 353 355
    362 364
  • New York Public Library:
  •      Watkins Old Series and New Series
    2 7 9 16 23 61 64 71 124 137 226 344 504 507 551 606
    694 696 701 733 750 765 768 805 811 813 820 821 848 890 892 895
    945 960 1010 1014 1017 1018 1027 1030 1066 1079 1089 1098 1100 1101 1103 1105
    1112 1113 1121 1122 1126 1130 1147 1149 1156 1207 1229 1243 1246 1250 1274 1300
    1306 1318 1320 1325 1326 1327 1328 1331 1540 1553 1572 1580 1581 1586 1587 1593
    1596 1665 1668 1734 1746 1805 1824 1865 1879 1907 1908 1924 1925 1936 1948 1988
    2041 2055 2063 2230 2318 2321 2339 2404 2406 2407 2411 2418 2424 2425 2427 2467
    2525 2532 2542 2545 2548 2549 2553 2556 2557 2753 2754 2758 2765 2766 2769 2770
    3004 3010 3013 3015 3017 3031 3037 3042 3056 3060 3068 3070 3072 3073 3077 3079
    3092 3098 3129 3143 3145 3153 3155 3156 3161 3164 3306 3549 3632 3733 4006 4015
    4017 4027 4035 4044 4064 4132 4162 4164
         Watkins Pacific Railroad and AA Hart
    6 22 65 73 74 84 94 111 115 118 121 151 173 215 225 236
    238 248 260 261 275 290 299 300 305 321 324 338 341

September 25, 2005

Added the Watkins Pacific Railroad series. This series encompasses the 364 stereoviews by Alfred Hart (published by Watkins after 1870) showing the construction of the Central Pacific railroad over the Sierra Nevada mountains and across the Nevada and Utah desert. Views on Hart mounts are included where Watkins mounts are not available or where differences in cropping occur.

July 12 , 2005

  • Expanded the untitled and unnumbered views section to include contributions from The Society of California Pioneers, Len Walle and Steve Heselton
  • Added Old Series and New Series views from the collection of Len Walle, Bruce Graver, Dave and Cindi Wood, David Miura, Gary D. Lowe, Graham Pilecki, Jeff Armstrong, Kieth Stern, Robert W. Smith, Ron Perisho and William Jeager.

October 19, 2004

This update continues the addition of stereoviews from the Society of California Pioneers collection. One hundred sixty-eight views of Watkins early series have been added:
27 153 258 460 472 719 785 998 1159 1594 1720 1912 2050 2072 2368 2512
52 156 298 461 473 725 786 1000 1160 1603 1722 2017 2052 2219 2370 2514
70 159 303 462 474 737 952 1035 1169 1606 1723 2023 2058 2220 2393 2518
84 174 317 463 481 741 953 1056 1344 1607 1748 2026 2060 2226 2396 2522
113 184 321 464 506 745 962 1083 1347 1613 1770 2029 2061 2227 2481 2523
115 188 338 465 509 764 967 1085 1373 1626 1774 2031 2062 2228 2502 2756
126 214 342 466 521 769 972 1099 1393 1629 1796 2034 2063 2259 2504
127 222 344 467 545 772 973 1131 1545 1638 1857 2040 2064 2263 2506
133 227 354 468 666 773 974 1133 1576 1642 1860 2042 2065 2297 2507
136 239 377 469 669 775 975 1142 1583 1654 1861 2043 2068 2299 2508
152 252 396 470 710 777 995 1148 1589 1701 1880 2048 2069 2304 2509
152 254 402 471 714 778 996 1150 1592 1708 1910 2049 2070 2323 2511

And contributions from the following individuals:
  • From the Arizona series (taken in 1880), images 4852, 4853, 4860, 4871, 4874, 4875, 4876, 4879, 4891, 4893, 4894, 4895, courtesy of Jeremy Rowe.
  • Images 585, 670, 679, 1595, 1736, 1856, 2458, 2755, 2771, 3759, 4126, 4847, 4876, 5211, 5216, 5246, 5273, E13, courtesy of Bill Lee.
  • Images 26, 84, 599, 670, 1005, 1080, 1382, 1541, 1902, 1912, 1918, 2110, courtesy of David Horine.
  • Image 17, courtesy of Linda M. Lebsack Brooks.
  • Images 2022 and 2033, courtesy of William Jaeger.
  • Image 1210, courtesy of Stephen Bohrer.

September 21, 2004

Today brings a major expansion of the New Series image collection. My sincere appreciation goes to the Society of California Pioneers and all of the private collectors for their generous contributions.
  • More than 670 New Series images have been provided by the Society of California Pioneers.
  • Added images 3754, 3761, 3764, 4702, courtesy of Bill Lee.
  • Added images 3021, 3752, courtesy of David Horine.
  • Added images 3054, 3151, 3634, 4394, 4438, 4455, courtesy of William Jaeger.
  • From Steve Heselton, images for 3542, 3689, 3699, 3715, 3751, 3806, 4147, 4149, 4152, 4155, 5001, 5003 and E14.

July 31, 2004

  • Added images 94, 1161, 1165, 1167, 1172, 1176, 3087, 3089 and 3090. Identified previouly unnumbered image as view number 2023. Courtesy Gary D. Lowe.
    • Note: View #1176 (an old series number) is a photograph c. 1881 issued on a Taber mount and a Watkins New Series mount
  • Added titles and images for numbers 161, 2419, 2426 and 2430. Added images 55, 101, 806, 1106, 1286, 1630, 2015, 2047, 2310, 2314, 2338, 3537, 3645, and possible images of 3646 and 3648. Courtesy Robert W. Smith.
    • Note: View #1630 is on a New Series mount as well as a Taber mount, possibly from a duplicate negative.
    • Note: Views 3645 and possibly 3646 and 3648 are from a panoramic series numbered 2, 3, and 5 respectively.
  • Added image 1293, courtesy Ken and Bonnie Williams.
  • Added image 1029, courtesy Keith Stern.

June 26, 2004

  • Expanded the website with the addition of the complete New Series title listings. New Series pages initially include images courtesy of Jim Crain and The Bancroft Library.
  • Added images 13, 788, 1068, 1146 and 1485. Courtesy William Jaeger.
  • Added title for number 1884.
  • Added titles for numbers 2358, 2464, 2447, 2770. Courtesy Kim Leavitt.
  • Added titles for numbers 111, 260, 262, 283, 296, 338, 802, 901, 902, 907, 910, 920, 945, 675, 679, 1542, 1884, 2287, 2324, 2347, 2460. Courtesy Phil Nathanson.

January 22, 2004

  • Added images 589, 660, 672, 764, 766, 776, 780, 794, 943, 1358, 1385, 1395, 1400, 1635, 1733, 1735, 1741, 1756, 1769, 1839, 2507, 2752 and three unnumbered images. Courtesy Jeremy Rowe.
  • Added images 1431 and 1523, courtesy Bill Lee.

January 9, 2004

  • Added images 1155 and 1565, courtesy of Bill Lee.
  • Added titles for numbers 2039, 2120, 2320, 2341, 2343, 2344, 2345. Courtesy William Jaeger.

January 2, 2004

  • Revised "More About Watkins" page and added page of Watkins glass stereoviews.
  • Added image number 2764, courtesy of Jeff Kraus.

December 28, 2003

  • Added many of the Columbia River series images (1200-1337) courtesy of Jim Crain.
  • A new page containing UNNUMBERED views has been added to the stereoview list.
  • Added image number 2750 courtesy of Bill Lee.
  • Added image numbers 317, 976, 982, 985, 1356, 1364, 1615, 1648, 1661, 1703 and 1714 courtesy of Jeff Kraus.
  • Added images for numbers 1627, 1630, 1640, 2246, 2458, 2749 and 2751 courtesy of Jim Crain.

December 20, 2003

Added titles for numbers 124, 144, 237, 403, 577, 582, 609, 694, 796 and 993. Courtesy William Jaeger.

December 3, 2003

  • Added George Eastman House images of early Yosemite (21 views on glass) from Watkins first visit in 1861.
  • Added image number 905 courtesy of Bill Lee.
  • Added image number 1640 courtesy of Jeff Kraus.

December 1, 2003

Added five views from the CPRR Pullman Car series (numbers 1531-1538), courtesy of the Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum.

November 28, 2003

Added titles from the Society of California Pioneers collection. View numbers:
115 159 317 481 745 1344 1860 2017 2259 2396
126 184 354 506 972 1722 1861 2026 2263 2508
127 188 396 719 973 1723 1880 2063 2297 2523
133 227 402 737 995 1748 1910 2220 2299
152 298 405 741 996 1857 1912 2228 2393

November 19, 2003

The initial version of this site contains the list of "Old Series" stereoview titles assembled by Peter Palmquist with later additions compiled by Jim Crain and Steve Heselton. Images have been provided by Steve Heselton and Jim Crain. In addition, The Bancroft Library has agreed to include links to their extensive holdings via the On-Line Archive of California.


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