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.

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

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

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Twin buttes stand - photographed in 1872.

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

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

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

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

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

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Browns Park, Colorado, 1872.

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Shoshone Falls - 1874.

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A man is sitting on rocky shore  - 1871.

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

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The mining town of Gold Hill - in 1867.

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A wooden balanced incline used for gold mining - 1871.

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

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

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Headlands north of the Colorado River Plateau, 1872.

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Native American (Paiute) family is posing - 1875.

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

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Aboriginal life among the Navajo Indians. - 1873.

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The Canyon of Lodore, Colorado, in 1872.

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View of the White House - 1873.

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

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Man bathing - 1874.

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

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Alta City - 1873.

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Cathedral Mesa, Colorado River, Arizona, 1871.

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Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah,  - 1869

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Rock formations in the Washakie Badlands, Wyoming, - 1872

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

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