PACIFIC LUMBER CO. 21. Albumen print. Eureka, Cal. Freese and Fetrow, Third Street, between E. and F., n.d. [Circa 1888-1890.]. Print measures 12x19.5 cm (4 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches); on a cream card mount 13.3x21.5 cm (5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches). A photograph of the Pacific Lumber Company's Humboldt Bay and Eel River Railroad, built to transport lumber from the Scotia sawmill to Humboldt Bay for loading aboard ships. The railway was completed across the Scotia Bluffs to Alton, California on 20 August 1885 where connection was made with the Eel River and Eureka Railroad for the remainder of the distance to Humboldt Bay. The Pacific Lumber Company (PALCO) was one of California's major logging and sawmill operations and for generations was one of the largest private employers in the Redwood Empire of Northern California. Mount lightly worn at edges; print fine. Freese and Fetrow's photographs are uncommon. (#167106).