150 years old photos of american west

Photographer Timothy O'Sullivan was a best-known photograpger. He created some  images in the 1860s and 70s about American History. After taking the photos of U.S. Civil War O'Sullivan joined a number of expeditions organized by the federal government to help document the new frontiers in the American West.

150 years old photos of american west

A man is sitting on wooden boat with - Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona.

150 years old photos of american west

Pah-Ute an Indian group, near Cedar, Utah, in 1872

150 years old photos of american west

Twin buttes stand - photographed in 1872.

150 years old photos of american west

Clarence King's Fortieth Parallel personals, near Oreana, Nevada, in 1867.

150 years old photos of american west

The Pyramid and Domes, a line of dome-shaped tufa rocks in Pyramid Lake, Nevada, seen in 1867.

150 years old photos of american west

Panoramic view of tents and a camp identified as "Camp Beauty" - Photographed in 1873.

150 years old photos of american west

Old Mission Church, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. - 1873.

150 years old photos of american west

Boat crew of the "Picture" at Diamond Creek.  - 1871

150 years old photos of american west

Browns Park, Colorado, 1872.

150 years old photos of american west

Shoshone Falls - 1874.

150 years old photos of american west

A man is sitting on rocky shore  - 1871.

150 years old photos of american west

Photo taken in 1867, in the Carson Sink, part of Nevada's Carson Desert.

150 years old photos of american west

The mining town of Gold Hill - in 1867.

150 years old photos of american west

A wooden balanced incline used for gold mining - 1871.

150 years old photos of american west

O'Sullivan photographed the miners in tunnels, shafts, and lifts -1867

150 years old photos of american west

The head of Canyon de Chelly, looking past walls that rise some 1,200 feet above the canyon floor, in Arizona in 1873.

150 years old photos of american west

Headlands north of the Colorado River Plateau, 1872.

150 years old photos of american west

Native American (Paiute) family is posing - 1875.

150 years old photos of american west

The junction of Green and Yampah Canyons, in Utah -  1872.

150 years old photos of american west

Aboriginal life among the Navajo Indians. - 1873.

150 years old photos of american west

The Canyon of Lodore, Colorado, in 1872.

150 years old photos of american west

View of the White House - 1873.

150 years old photos of american west

The "Nettie", an expedition boat on the Truckee River, western Nevada - 1867.

150 years old photos of american west

Man bathing - 1874.

150 years old photos of american west

A distant view of Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1873.

150 years old photos of american west

Alta City - 1873.

150 years old photos of american west

Cathedral Mesa, Colorado River, Arizona, 1871.

150 years old photos of american west

Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah,  - 1869

150 years old photos of american west

Rock formations in the Washakie Badlands, Wyoming, - 1872

150 years old photos of american west

Oak Grove, White Mountains, Sierra Blanca, Arizona  -  1873.

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