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Photo Collections Record

Cronister, Wayne

Collection Contents:
Early Las Vegas

0001    Fremont Street, unpaved, circa 1905

0002    Fremont Street, circa 1915

0003    Railroad Station decorated for early Fourth of July

0004    Twenty-mule team

Later Las Vegas

0005    Shrine band in Fremont Street parade, circa 1948

0006    View from Union Plaza Hotel swimming pool down Fremont


Colorado River, Hoover Dam

0007    Ceremony for railroad spur to dam site, 1930

0008    Colorado River before diversion tunnels at dam site

0009    Trucks in diverted riverbed, dam site

0010    Masonic caravan at dam site, 1932, Oakes photographer

0011    Ground level view of downstream side of dam, 1936

0012    View at dusk of completed dam from Arizona side

0013    Upstream view

0014    Eureka Theatre, ca. 1950


0015    Mine

0016    Close up view of mine


0017    Façade of Porter Building

0018    Sign warning against treasure hunting and collecting

0019    View of deteriorated buildings

0020    Mission style railroad depot

0021    Another view of deserted buildings

NOTE: Mr. Cronister reported that he used photographs for display in his firm. Prints were enlarged from smaller originals which he gave away over the years. He no longer has any of the originals. 4/4/80 a kepper.