Historic Photographs

Home

Search

Subject Browse
Browse by Subject >>

State/City Browse
Alaska
Alabama
Arkansas
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Iowa
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Maryland
Maine
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Mississippi
Montana
North Carolina
North Dakota
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
Nevada
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin
West Virginia
Wyoming


Home

>

California

>

Death Valley Junction vicinity

>

Death Valley Ranch, Main House, Death Valley Junction, Inyo County, CA



B&W Photos

HB134311

HB134312

HB134313

HB134314

HB134315

HB134316

HB134317

HB134318

HB134319

HB134320

HB134321

HB134322

HB134323

HB134324

HB134325

HB134326

HB134327

HB134328

HB134329

HB134330

HB134331

HB134332

HB134333

HB134334

HB134335

HB134336

HB134337

HB134338

HB134339

HB134340

HB134341

HB134342

HB134343

HB134344

HB134345

HB134346

HB134347

HB134348

HB134349

HB134350

HB134351

HB134352

HB134353

HB134354

HB134355

HB134356

HB134357

HB134358

HB134359

HB134360

HB134361

HB134362

HB134363

HB134364

HB134365

HB134366

HB134367

HB134368

HB134369

HB134370

HB134371

HB134372

HB134373

HB134374

HB134375

HB134376

HB134377

HB134378

HB134379

HB134380

HB134381

HB134382

HB134383

HB134384

HB134385

HB134386

HB134387

HB134388

HB134389

HB134390

HB134391

HB134392

HB134393

HB134394

HB134395

HB134396

HB134397

HB134398

HB134399

HB134400

HB134401

HB134402

HB134403

HB134404

HB134405

HB134406

HB134407

HB134408

HB134409

HB134410

HB134411

HB134412

HB134413

HB134414

HB134415

HB134416

HB134417

HB134418

HB134419

HB134420

HB134421

HB134422

HB134423


Data Pages


Drawings


Photo Caption Pages


Color Transparencies

Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Image not currently available to download
Please email us to
purchase this image.
Item Title


Location
Main House, Death Valley Junction vicinity, CA

Find maps of Death Valley Junction, CA


Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2257-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-151).
Building/structure dates: 1922
Building/structure dates: 1931 subsequent work
Significance: Once fully designed and remodeled, the Main House/Annex became the largest and most beautifully appointed building of the Death Valley Ranch complex. It served as the home and residence for the Johnsons whenever they visited the area.

Subjects
Ranch Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
2. MAIN HOUSE AND ANNEX, SOUTH AND EAST SIDES
3. EAST GATE, VIEW FROM EAST
4. EAST GATE, VIEW FROM EAST WITH SCALE
5. EAST GATE, NORTH SIDE, DETAIL OF BAS-RELIEF MEDALLION
6. EAST GATE, NORTH SIDE, DETAIL OF BAS-RELIEF MEDALLION, WITH SCALE
7. EAST GATE, SOUTH SIDE, DETAIL OF BAS-RELIEF MEDALLION
8. EAST GATE, SOUTH SIDE, DETAIL OF BAS-RELIEF MEDALLION WITH SCALE
9. EAST GATE, WEST ELEVATION
10. EAST GATE, WEST ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
11. EAST GATE, DETAIL OF SOUTH GATEPOST SCULPTURE
12. EAST GATE, DETAIL OF NORTH GATEPOST SCULPTURE
13. EAST GATE, DETAIL
14. MAIN HOUSE, EAST ELEVATION
15. MAIN HOUSE, EAST ELEVATION WITH SCALE
16. MAIN HOUSE, EAST PORCH, LOOKING NORTHWEST THROUGH GATE
17. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH FRONT AND EAST SIDE
18. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION
19. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION WITH SCALE
20. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION, EAST END
21. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION, EAST END, WITH SCALE
22. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH FRONT, LOOKING NORTHWEST
23. MAIN HOUSE, FROM SOUTH PORCH LOOKING TOWARD DEATH VALLEY
24. MAIN HOUSE, SECOND-FLOOR BALCONY, VIEW TO SOUTHWEST
25. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION, WEST END
26. MAIN HOUSE, SOUTH ELEVATION, WEST END WITH SCALE
27. WEST AND SOUTH SIDES
28. WEST AND SOUTH SIDES, FROM POWER HOUSE
29. WEST SIDE, FROM CLOCK TOWER
30. WEST ELEVATION
31. WEST SIDE
32. WEST SIDE OF MAIN HOUSE
33. MAIN HOUSE, WEST PORCH
34. MAIN HOUSE, WEST PORCH, WITH ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING
35. MAIN HOUSE, WEST PORCH, DETAIL OF 'BULLET SPLITTER'
36. MAIN HOUSE, WEST PORCH, DETAIL OF 'BULLET SPLITTER' WITH SCALE
37. WEST GATE
38. WEST GATE WITH SCALE
39. COURTYARD AND BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
40. COURTYARD AND BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST WITH SCALE
41. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH ELEVATION, WEST END WEST GATE WITH SCALE
42. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH ELEVATION, EXTERIOR STAIR TO SECOND FLOOR WITH SCALE
43. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH ELEVATION, BRIDGE AND EXTERIOR STAIR TO SECOND FLOOR WITH SCALE
44. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH ELEVATION, ENTRANCE TO GREAT HALL, BRIDGE AND ANNEX WITH SCALE
45. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH WALL, DETAIL OF ENTRANCE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
46. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH WALL, DETAIL OF ENTRANCE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, CLOSER
47. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH WALL, DETAIL OF ENTRANCE
48. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH WALL, DETAIL OF ENTRANCE WITH SCALE
49. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH WALL, DETAIL OF LANTERN
50. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH ELEVATION, ENTRANCE TO GREAT HALL WITH SCALE
51. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH ELEVATION, KITCHEN DOOR WITH SCALE
52. MAIN HOUSE, NORTH ELEVATION, EAST END
53. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, EAST WALL
54. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, EAST WALL, DETAIL OF GROTTO FOUNTAIN WITH SCALE
55. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, EAST WALL, DETAIL OF WALL ABOVE GROTTO FOUNTAIN WITH SCALE
56. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, EAST WALL, DETAIL OF LOWER PART OF GROTTO FOUNTAIN WITH SCALE
57. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, EAST WALL, DETAIL OF BASIN OF GROTTO FOUNTAIN WITH SCALE
58. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, WEST WALL
59. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, WEST WALL, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE WITH SCALE
60. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, NORTH WALL (GREAT DOOR)
61. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, DETAIL OF GREAT DOOR
62. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, DETAIL OF GREAT DOOR WITH SCALE
63. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, GALLERY LOOKING WEST
64. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, TRUSS SYSTEM WITH MODERN TIE RODS
65. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL GALLERY, DETAIL OF DRAGON LIGHT FIXTURE
66. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL GALLERY, DETAIL OF DRAGON LIGHT FIXTURE WITH SCALE
67. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, CHANDELIER
68. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LIVING HALL, NORTHEAST CORNER
69. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, BATHROOM WEST OF LIVING HALL
70. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST FROM LOWER MUSIC ROOM THROUGH LIVING HALL TO DINING ROOM
71. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LOWER MUSIC ROOM, LOOKING WEST
72. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LOWER MUSIC ROOM, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE WITH PHOTOS OF JOHNSON AND SCOTT
73. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, LOWER MUSIC ROOM, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE WITH PHOTOS OF JOHNSON AND SCOTT WITH SCALE
74. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, SOLARIUM, LOOKING WEST
75. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, SOLARIUM, DETAIL OF FOUNTAIN
76. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, SOLARIUM, DETAIL OF FOUNTAIN WITH SCALE
77. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, SCOTTY'S BEDROOM, LOOKING WEST (NOTE 'BULLET SPLITTER' UNDER PORTRAIT OF BUFFALO BILL)
78. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, SCOTTY'S BEDROOM, LOOKING EAST
79. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, DINING ROOM, LOOKING EAST
80. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, DINING ROOM, DETAIL OF ALCOVE
81. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, KITCHEN, SOUTHWEST CORNER DETAIL OF SINK AND TRASH CAN
82. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, KITCHEN, LOOKING SOUTHEAST AT STOVE AND HUTCH
83. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR, KITCHEN, LOOKING NORTHEAST AT BREAKFAST NOOK
84. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR SECOND FLOOR, SPANISH SITTING ROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
85. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR SECOND FLOOR, MRS. JOHNSON'S ROOM, LOOKING WEST
86. MAIN HOUSE INTERIOR SECOND FLOOR, MRS. JOHNSON'S ROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST AT FIREPLACE AND CHINA CABINET
87. EAST AND NORTH SIDES OF MAIN HOUSE AND ANNEX
88. EAST GATE AND ANNEX LOOKING NORTHWEST
89. OBLIQUE VIEW OF EAST GATE, LOOKING NORTH
90. SOUTH SIDE OF ANNEX LOOKING NORTHEAST
91. ANNEX, NORTHEAST TOWER, LOOKING NORTH THROUGH GATE
92. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, EAST END, VISITORS' ENTRANCE
93. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, SUNDIAL AND TOWER FROM ROOF OF MAIN HOUSE
94. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, SUNDIAL WITH SCALE
95. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, COVERED PATIO WITH LANAI ABOVE WITH SCALE
96. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, COVERED PATIO WITH BRIDGE TO MAIN HOUSE WITH SCALE
97. BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH FROM MAIN HOUSE TO ANNEX
98. DETAIL OF BRIDGE WHERE IT JOINS ANNEX
99. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, MR. JOHNSON'S OFFICE WITH BRIDGE TO MAIN HOUSE WITH SCALE
100. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, DOOR TO MRS. JOHNSON'S APARTMENT WITH SCALE
101. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, DOOR TO MRS. JOHNSON'S APARTMENT WITH SCALE AND ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING
102. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, WEST END
103. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, WEST END WITH SCALE
104. ANNEX, SOUTH ELEVATION, WEST END AND WEST GATE
105. ANNEX, WEST ELEVATION
106. ANNEX, NORTH SIDE, EAST END
107. ANNEX, EAST ELEVATION
108. ANNEX, EAST ELEVATION WITH SCALE
109. ANNEX, UPPER MUSIC ROOM, LOOKING NORTHEAST, PIANO IN FRONT OF ORGAN PIPE SCREEN
110. ANNEX, UPPER MUSIC ROOM, PIANO IN FRONT OF ORGAN PIPE SCREEN
111. ANNEX, NORTHEAST TOWER, GROUND LEVEL, DETAIL OF DOOR
112. ANNEX, NORTHEAST TOWER, CIRCULAR STAIR, DETAIL OF RAIL
113. ANNEX, NORTHEAST TOWER, CIRCULAR STAIR, DETAIL OF RAIL BOLTS
Detail view to show the stylized "dragon" bracket feature that stands guard by the outside door to the kitchen (north elevation of the main house)


Back to Death Valley Junction vicinity, California