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Texas, Big Boy, and Boy: 4014 BiG Bo 014 UNION PACIFIC 4014) Big Boy 4014 makes an appearance in Navasota, Texas while celebrating the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
Texas, Big Boy, and Boy: 4014
 BiG Bo
 014
 UNION
 PACIFIC
 4014)
Big Boy 4014 makes an appearance in Navasota, Texas while celebrating the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Big Boy 4014 makes an appearance in Navasota, Texas while celebrating the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railro...

Construction, Spike, and Railroad: Golden spike is placed, marking the end of the construction of the transcontinental railroad (1869)
Construction, Spike, and Railroad: Golden spike is placed, marking the end of the construction of the transcontinental railroad (1869)

Golden spike is placed, marking the end of the construction of the transcontinental railroad (1869)

Native American, American, and Sacramento: A Native American overlooks the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Sacramento, USA 1867
Native American, American, and Sacramento: A Native American overlooks the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Sacramento, USA 1867

A Native American overlooks the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Sacramento, USA 1867

Today, Spike, and Railroad: Today in MURICA: The last spike in the transcontinental railroad turns 150 today
Today, Spike, and Railroad: Today in MURICA: The last spike in the transcontinental railroad turns 150 today

Today in MURICA: The last spike in the transcontinental railroad turns 150 today

Today, Utah, and Spike: Today is the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The Golden Spike was driven 10 May 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah.
Today, Utah, and Spike: Today is the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The Golden Spike was driven 10 May 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah.

Today is the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The Golden Spike was driven 10 May 1869 at Promontory Poi...

Jupiter, Historical, and Spike: JUPITER Central Pacific Railroad Engine Jupiter ready for the big day - Transcontinental Railroad - Golden Spike National Historical Park
Jupiter, Historical, and Spike: JUPITER
Central Pacific Railroad Engine Jupiter ready for the big day - Transcontinental Railroad - Golden Spike National Historical Park

Central Pacific Railroad Engine Jupiter ready for the big day - Transcontinental Railroad - Golden Spike National Historical Park

Church, Fire, and Period: THE GOTHIC REVIVAL IN CALIFORNIA, 1850-1890 LYIE F. PERUSSE fabricated in the East and "shipped 'round the Hor" and assembled in the West. The early Presbyterians of San The Gothic Revival flourished in California during the Francisco met for a while in the city hall until their own period following the discovery of gold through the decades wooden church of Gothic Revival design arrived "planned subsequent to the opening of the transcontinental railroad. and sawed and planed and chiselled in the East, and shipped Introduction Internal and external evidence of the monuments conby sailing vessel around Cape Horn." sidered dates them betwen 1850 and 1890 From the Golden Gate to the gold fields adventurous gold seekers, dventurous gold seekers, Brick Manufacture and Cc powerful ranchmen, enterprising merchants, and zealous A few towns located where good lateriic clays were churchmen buit in the pointed style. It was but one of the available became centers of brick manufacture. The first styles chosen, however, for the architecture of the period brick was manufactured in upper Californin 1847 at could be regarded as a cavaleade of American architecture the kiln of G. Zins in Sutterville, just south of Sacramento. In 1817 Zins burned 40,000 bricks and in 1818 his yard Towns were located from the coast inland along te produced 100,000 bricks. It seems probable that some of waterways to the gold fields during this period from San the earlest brick buildings in the area were made of Zin's Francisco to the Sierra Nevada. The structures under bricks. Doak's brickyard in Stockton in 1850 manufactured consideration are confined to this area comprising a por 700,000 bricks, some of which were sold in San Andreas tion of the coast, valley, and mountain areas of Northern Calaveras County) and Coulterville (Mariposa County) The local supply did not meet the demand, for in 1819 a shipload of brick from Plymouth, Massachusetts, sold in San Francisco for $60.00 a thousand. Disastrous fires and in microcosm. California. Materials and Construction Stands of timber, depositsof later clays, lime mortar, the brick building boom of the fifties forced an expansion and stone were abundant. The builders readily made use of the industry. In 1854, two years after the great fire in of local materials in addition to those shipped in. A Sacramento, the city had over 500 brick houses. Less than temporary advertisement in a San Franeisco newspaper a year after te Nevada City (Nevada County) fire of 1856, listed lumber for sale within a few weeks after the dis. twenty-five fireproof structures had been erected there. These examples illustrate the trend toward fireproof con- covery of gold. struction. Frame Construction Good quality of lme for mortar was found locally and Some large-scale structures were built with mortise and manufactured in Tuolumne and Placer Counties. That tenon framing,others balloon, and some were even pre manufactured at Columbia was satisfactory even when fabricated. The Mariposa County Courthouse (1854 wxed with sand having a fair percentage of clay. About built of lumber whipsawed from neighboring forests and 1853, John R. Gwynn discovered a ledge of lime rock about fitted together with mortise and tenon joints held together a mile above the town of Aubun, established a limekiln with wooden pegs3 Balloon framing, considered by ci and produced quantities of me. This lime was used tectural writers of the nineteenth century as the most oghout the northern part of the state, and al the portant single contribution to domestie architecture, was masonry structures in that part of the state were supplied used after the first quarter of the nineteenth century and with lime produced there. The business was sold to H. T Holmes, who for the next thirty years furnished practically Several frame structures have been referred to as pre all of the lime for the masonry structures in the northern L.YLE F. PIst is emember of the Reference Staf in the Libvary part te state. One of the largest deposits of hydraulic limestone was found in a range of hills back of Benicia in tended to replace the older methodring, of the Unisersity of California at Los Angeles. Cothic Revival in California, 1850-1890 15 The Gothic Revival in California, 1850-1890 | Journal of the Society ...
Church, Fire, and Period: THE GOTHIC REVIVAL IN CALIFORNIA,
 1850-1890
 LYIE F. PERUSSE
 fabricated in the East and "shipped 'round the Hor" and
 assembled in the West. The early Presbyterians of San
 The Gothic Revival flourished in California during the Francisco met for a while in the city hall until their own
 period following the discovery of gold through the decades wooden church of Gothic Revival design arrived "planned
 subsequent to the opening of the transcontinental railroad. and sawed and planed and chiselled in the East, and shipped
 Introduction
 Internal and external evidence of the monuments conby sailing vessel around Cape Horn."
 sidered dates them betwen 1850 and 1890 From the
 Golden Gate to the gold fields adventurous gold seekers,
 dventurous gold seekers, Brick Manufacture and Cc
 powerful ranchmen, enterprising merchants, and zealous A few towns located where good lateriic clays were
 churchmen buit in the pointed style. It was but one of the available became centers of brick manufacture. The first
 styles chosen, however, for the architecture of the period brick was manufactured in upper Californin 1847 at
 could be regarded as a cavaleade of American architecture the kiln of G. Zins in Sutterville, just south of Sacramento.
 In 1817 Zins burned 40,000 bricks and in 1818 his yard
 Towns were located from the coast inland along te produced 100,000 bricks. It seems probable that some of
 waterways to the gold fields during this period from San the earlest brick buildings in the area were made of Zin's
 Francisco to the Sierra Nevada. The structures under bricks. Doak's brickyard in Stockton in 1850 manufactured
 consideration are confined to this area comprising a por 700,000 bricks, some of which were sold in San Andreas
 tion of the coast, valley, and mountain areas of Northern Calaveras County) and Coulterville (Mariposa County)
 The local supply did not meet the demand, for in 1819 a
 shipload of brick from Plymouth, Massachusetts, sold in
 San Francisco for $60.00 a thousand. Disastrous fires and
 in microcosm.
 California.
 Materials and Construction
 Stands of timber, depositsof later clays, lime mortar, the brick building boom of the fifties forced an expansion
 and stone were abundant. The builders readily made use of the industry. In 1854, two years after the great fire in
 of local materials in addition to those shipped in. A Sacramento, the city had over 500 brick houses. Less than
 temporary advertisement in a San Franeisco newspaper a year after te Nevada City (Nevada County) fire of 1856,
 listed lumber for sale within a few weeks after the dis. twenty-five fireproof structures had been erected there.
 These examples illustrate the trend toward fireproof con-
 covery of gold.
 struction.
 Frame Construction
 Good quality of lme for mortar was found locally and
 Some large-scale structures were built with mortise and manufactured in Tuolumne and Placer Counties. That
 tenon framing,others balloon, and some were even pre manufactured at Columbia was satisfactory even when
 fabricated. The Mariposa County Courthouse (1854 wxed with sand having a fair percentage of clay. About
 built of lumber whipsawed from neighboring forests and 1853, John R. Gwynn discovered a ledge of lime rock about
 fitted together with mortise and tenon joints held together a mile above the town of Aubun, established a limekiln
 with wooden pegs3 Balloon framing, considered by ci and produced quantities of me. This lime was used
 tectural writers of the nineteenth century as the most oghout the northern part of the state, and al the
 portant single contribution to domestie architecture, was masonry structures in that part of the state were supplied
 used after the first quarter of the nineteenth century and with lime produced there. The business was sold to H. T
 Holmes, who for the next thirty years furnished practically
 Several frame structures have been referred to as pre all of the lime for the masonry structures in the northern
 L.YLE F. PIst is emember of the Reference Staf in the Libvary part te state. One of the largest deposits of hydraulic
 limestone was found in a range of hills back of Benicia in
 tended to replace the older methodring,
 of the Unisersity of California at Los Angeles.
 Cothic Revival in California, 1850-1890
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The Gothic Revival in California, 1850-1890 | Journal of the Society ...

The Gothic Revival in California, 1850-1890 | Journal of the Society ...