Bloomer Cut, & Colfax
|Original CPRR Grade about 1/4 mile west of Newcastle, CA, then known as NewCastle, AltaCal'a||Original CPRR Grade at NewCastle Cut, just East of Newcastle, CA, and now bypassed by Tunnel#18||Monument near Track#1 in Auburn, CA, to the CPRR's some 10,000 Chinese construction workers|
|West end of Bloomer Cut, Track#1 (looking East)||Midpoint of Bloomer Cut, Track#1 (looking West)||Midpoint of Bloomer Cut, Track#1 (looking East)|
|Statue of Schulyer Colfax, Vice President of the US (1869-73), Colfax, CA||Track#1&2 at the AMTRAK Station, Colfax, CA||G.J. "Chris" Graves, Schuyler Colfax, & Charles "Chuck" Sweet|
ADDITIONAL IMAGES OF NEWCASTLE TRESTLE AND THE NEWCASTLE GRADE
Compare with Historic CPRR Sierra Grade Construction Views (1864-1869).
Digitized and Ortho-rectified Aerial Image Courtesy USGS (annotation
Digital photography and images by Bruce C. Cooper.