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Bodie Jail, Bodie, Mono County, CA



B&W Photos

HB86896
Exterior, Front West View

HB86897
Exterior, Front West View, Close-up

HB86898
Exterior, View From Southwest, Front

HB86899
Exterior, Exposed Wall Construction Detail


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Bodie, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1925
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-167).
Building/structure dates: 1859 initial construction
Significance: The town of Bodie was the result of a gold rush in 1859. By 1879, Bodie reached its pinnacle with Main Street being approximately one mile long. The typical building was a poorly constructed one or two story frame structure. By 1883, the main veins had been exhausted and the people left as suddenly as they had come.

Subjects
Wooden Buildings
Jails
Gold Mining


Related Names
McDonald, Melissa, Historian
DeHaas, John N., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR, FRONT WEST VIEW
2. EXTERIOR, FRONT WEST VIEW, CLOSE-UP
3. EXTERIOR, VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST, FRONT
4. EXTERIOR, EXPOSED WALL CONSTRUCTION DETAIL


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