Photo Collections Record
William Hillman Shockley Photograph CollectionLocation:
PC 09:A, PC Negatives Box 16, MC MS 01:F
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0001 "Mt. Diablo workman seated to east of headwork's at top of road to Shaft home in Pickhandle Gulch; Candelaria, Nevada" (1880's)
0002 "Pickhandle Gulch, Mt. Diablo M & M; ore loader, 4 chutes. Road below Mt. Diablo hoisting works; wagon and team, 4 men"
0003 "White Mountain Water Co. Reservoir at summit, s.w. of Pickhandle Gulch (Metallic City)" n.d.
0004 "Sodaville Mill, platform loading dock, Mt. Diablo M&M Co." n.d.
0005 "Metallic Equator Hoisting Works on flank of Northern Belle Hill looking n.w., Pickhandle Gulch; Mt. Diablo hoisting works in foreground" n.d.
0006 "21 men (no i.d.) Mt. Diablo M & M, Pickhandle Gulch, November 1891"
0007 "Candelaria panoramic view looking N.E.;" n.d.
0008 "Mt. Diablo M & M 25 men (not i.d.'d); dog on roof. Pickhandle Gulch; November 1891"
0009 "Pickhandle Gulch (Candelaria) Mt. Diablo Hoisting Works in foreground; Metallic Equator Hoisting Works, far left, Northern Belle Hill in background"
0010 "Mt. Diablo miners: 35 men, 2 dogs; Pickhandle Gulch."
0011 "Mt. Diablo M & M Co. Sodaville milkmen" "Front row 3rd from right William May" [i.d.'d by granddaughter, Mrs. Rosella Warren (Jack), Henderson, Nevada]
0012 "Mt. Diablo M & M - Sodaville Mill long view". [Taken from present highway 95]
0013 "Pickhandle Gulch; cul-de-sac to south of Mt. Diablo M & M tailings dump; unidentified hoisting works on hill in background; note trees by stable, planted by Shockley, 1891". L-R: 1-Stables; 2-lodging house (elevated); 3-company office; 4-garden; 5-Supt.'s house (Mr. Shockley's).
0014 "Pickhandle Gulch (Candelaria, Nevada) looking north, n.d." L-R: 1-road to reservoir; 2-Pickhandle stores, saloons, boarding house; 3-boarding house; 4-Princess Hoisting Works.
0015 "Mt. Diablo Mining and Milling Co. Hoisting Works. Pickhandle Gulch (Candelaria, Nevada); n.d."
0016 "Belleville, Nevada; mill or smelter, 2 flatcars loaded with wood; town buildings in middle ground, n.d."
0017 "Indians (tribe, place?) playing cards on blanket, n.d."
0018 "Candelaria: Littell house (Princess Mill superintendent) interior" n.d.
0019 "Littell house (Princess Mill Supt.). On porch (1-r): W.A. Littell, Wm. H. Shockley (with beard), Mrs. Littell, unidentified man. Road to left: to mill" 1891.
0020 "Littell's house (Princess Mill Supt.); On porch (1-r): W.A. Littell, Mrs. Little, W.H Shockley (with beard), unidentified man." 1891.
0021 "Pickhandle Gulch at the Y, looking S.E." n.d. L-R: 1-to Princess Hoisting Works; 2-Pioneer Saloon; 3-Mt. Diablo tailings; 4Shockley House; 5-E. fork to Mt. Diablo Hoisting Works; 6-roof of house; 7-Boarding house (front); 8-W. fork of Y.
0022 "Pickhandle Gulch east fork of Y; rear of boarding house looking northwest" L-R: 1-Boarding house; 2-Boarding house; 3-Pioneer Saloon; 4-store.
0023 "Pickhandle Gulch Y, taken from Mt. Diablo tailings dump looking approx. west" The three buildings 1-r: 1-store; 2-Pioneer Saloon; 3-Boarding house.
0024 "Surveying underground; James B. Cross, Supt. Of Northern Belle Mine."
0025 "Northern Belle Mine headworks; ore loader chutes at entrance to Pickhandle Gulch, east end of Candelaria; man in buggy is Wm. H. Shockley, superintendent of Mt. Diablo M & M Co." Right of photograph find "pipeline trestle"; n.d.
0026 "Mt. Diablo M & M Co., Sodaville Mill (close-up of that shown in photograph #12)" n.d.
0027 "A prospector: 'Cap' Fagin with burro and cat Esmeralda County, Nevada, 1891"
0028 "A prospector: 'Capt.' Fagin, Esmeralda County, Nevada, 1891. Dugout (2 rooms)."
0029 "Pickhandle Gulch, Candelaria, Nevada" n.d. (Taken from Mt. Diablo dump). L-R: 1-(high atop hill) Metallic-Equator Hoisting Works; 2-(below) Pioneer Saloon; 3-(below) Boarding House.
0030 "Interior of Sodaville Mill Mt. Diablo M & M Co." n.d.
0031 "Mt. Diablo cul-de-sac in Pickhandle Gulch; (Taken from approx. top of Mt. Diablo dump); mine on far ridge is unidentified" n.d. L-R foreground: 1-lodging house; 2-stables; 3-mine office; 4-office, Supt.'s house Shockley)
0032 "Candelaria, Nevada; Walter Shockley, Nov. 11, 1890."
0033 "The three Shockley brothers". L-R: Walter Shockley, William Hillman Shockley, and George Shockley.
0034 "Silver Peak Ore Wagons, (Hills behind Coaldale?) Compliments of D.W. Brunton"
0035 (OVERSIZE) "Field trials, Bakersfield, Jan. 20, 1891; 2nd man from left is Pres. Edwards, 3rd man standing is Dodge, 4th man standing is W.H. Shockley, 6th man standing with white hat is E. Hogan."
0036 (OVERSIZE) "At Candelaria, Nevada: re Princess Mill, Nov. 13, 1891." L-R: (stock report), Spring, Capt. Hultz, Simpson, W.J. Sutherland-Gen. Mgr., D.H. Jackson-Supt., and Frank Corkhill-Foreman.
0037 (OVERSIZE) "At Candelaria, Nevada: Re Princess Mill, Nov. 13, 1891." L-R: S.F. newspaperman (a director of Holmes Mining Co.), Col. W.J. Sutherland-Pres., Arthur Ashley (timekeeper), Capt. Hultz (a large owner), Lindsay Simpson. Front row: Col. David Howell Jackson (Supt.), Sam Jones with Col. Jackson's dog-Tion, Prof. Storch (company chemist).
0038 "Pinon-nut gathering at Miller Mt.; man (by horse) and man (to left of tree) unidentified; ca. 1890. L-R: J.H. Harcourt in bush, W.A. Lit tell standing, Mrs. Harcourt, and Mrs. Littell.
0039 "Mrs. A. Littell and baby; Candelaria, Nevada, June 1888."
0040 Mrs. W.A. Littell. "to Mr. Shockley with very kindest regards from J.F.L. Littell. Candelaria, July 26th, 1889." Handwritten inscription
0041 "Mrs. W.A. Littell, Candelaria, Nevada, July 1887."
0042 "C.P. Wilson" n.d.
0043 W.A. Littell. "With kind regards from W.A. Littell, Candelaria, 15th July, 1887." Handwritten inscription.
0044 "Bishop Creek Maidens" n.d. (Note pencil note: "The Ms. Crockwell)
0045 "W.E. Norwood, president of Mt. Diablo M & M Co., Candelaria" n.d.
0046 "W.H. Shockley house at Candelaria Pickhandle Gulch; Supt. Of Mt. Diablo Mining and Milling Co.; W.H. Shockley and Mrs. Littell on porch; unidentified man (with dark suit)' n.d.
0047 "On porch of Shockley home, Pickhandle Gulch. L-R: W.E. Norwood, Sidney Jones, H.H. Allen (officer, Mt. Diablo M & M), W.H. Shockley. (On right of photo on ridge is Mt. Diablo M & M Hoisting Works Chimney" n.d.
0048 "Pickhandle Gulch, Mt. Diablo Supt.'s house Shockley). Cul-de-sac below Mt. Diablo mine dump. (Bldg. On left is) surveyor-clerk assayer's house an office" n.d.
0049 "Pickhandle Gulch, cul-de-sac, Candelaria. Shockley house (Mt. Diablo Supt.) 1890? Metallic-Equator on far side (right) of gulch; L-R: W.E. Norwood, H.H. Allen, Sidney Jones."
0050 "Mt. Diablo Supt. House Pickhandle Gulch, Candelaria; Shockley's house, 1890?; Mt. Diablo Hoisting Works on hill t right" l-R: W.E. Norwood, H.H. Allen, W.H. Shockley."
0051 William Hillman Shockley.
0052 (OVERSIZE) "Field trials, Bakersfield, Calif., Jan. 20th, 1891; 7 men, 4 dogs, unidentified." L-R: President Edwards, Post, H.H. Briggs, Lev R. (winner 1st derby), M.D. Walters, Sankey B.-Queen Madge, John Hughes-Lady, Truman, "Old Black Joe" (won 2nd all aged derby), Geo. T. Allender.
0053 William Hillman Shockley (1855-1925).
0054 Walter Shockley, Ca. Jan. 1892.
0055 William Hillman Shockley (1855-1925) holding William Bradford Shockley, 6 months old. Aug. 13th 1910.
0056 Pickhandle Gulch, Shockley house ruins. (Mt. Diablo mine)\
0057 Candelaria. Dugout (former cellar?); Northern Belle Street in background.
0058 Pickhandle Gulch, Mt. Diablo Mine.
0059 Pickhandle Gulch, Candelaria, NV. L-R: Assay office, Shockley house.
0061 William Hillman Shockley, Pickhandle Gulch, Mt. Diablo ca. 1890.
0062 Pickhandle Gulch Mt. Diablo ore wagon. ca. 1889.
0063 W.H. Shockley in office in Pickhandle Gulch. (ca. 1881-1882)
0064 Candelaria, Nevada men unidentified ca. late 1800's.
0065 Princess Hoisting Works. ca. 1889
0066 Pickhandle Gulch (1889). Shows assay office, Shockley house and garden, ore bin and wagon.
0067 "The 'Bismarck of China', Li Hung Chang (center), with William H. Shockley standing to his left (bearded). Shockley spend 2.5 years within China, negotiating with this adviser of the Old Express, for mining concessions. His dialect Chinese, learned in Candelaria, proved to be the native tongue of the old Chinese warrior." (Courtesy Lorena E. Meadows)
0068 "Pickhandle Gulch, Nevada. Shockley house in center.
0069 (OVERSIZE) Candelaria, Nevada. November 1891. (Main Street at far left.)