July 15, 2011

lower Eel River


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Eel River at Native Daughters Grove

The Eel River at the Native Daughters of the Golden West Grove

near Weott in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California

July 15, 2011
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filename: EelRiverDaughters
accession number: 2011-07-15 2
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-central-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.3164 N -123.9231 W
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The quiet town of Redcrest on the Avenue of the Giants

Small businesses and a private campground in the quiet town of Redcrest

Avenue of the Giants Scenic Alternate to Highway 101, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 3
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.4005 N -123.9494 W
click order on locality page: 9
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Sandstone bluffs on the Eel River at Holmes

Soft sandstone bluffs opposite an extensive ox-bow flat

Eel River at Holmes, California

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accession number: 2011-07-15 4
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.425 N -123.9418 W
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NWP crossing signal near Holmes on the Eel River

Old crossing signals like this are about all that remain of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad on the Eel River

Larabee, near Holmes on the Eel River, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 5
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.4168 N -123.9284 W
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Submersible bridge over the Eel River at Holmes

This low bridge is submerged by the Eel River during winter and spring high water

Holmes, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 6
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.4168 N -123.9345 W
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Horses in a pasture at Holmes

Horses in a pasture at Holmes

on the Eel River, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 7
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.4166 N -123.9385 W
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Small farms at Holmes on the Eel River

Small farms on one of the larger flats along the lower Eel River

Holmes, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 8
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.4165 N -123.9399 W
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Highway 101 and the Avenue of the Giants

The Highway 101 freeway above the Avenue of the Giants scenic alternate

Bear Creek on the Avenue of the Giants Scenic Alternate to Highway 101, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 9
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

Coordinates: 40.4308 N -123.9845 W
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Carpet of oxalis under tall redwoods

A carpet of oxalis, also known as redwood sorrel, in a redwood grove

near Elinor Road at the north end of the Avenue of the Giants Scenic Alternate to Highway 101, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 10
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

Coordinates: 40.442 N -124.0364 W
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Lush ferns in an old growth redwood grove

Lush ferns and other undergrowth in an old-growth redwood grove

near Elinor Road at the north end of the Avenue of the Giants Scenic Alternate to Highway 101, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 12
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: avenue-giants-humboldt-north-redwoods-california

coordinates: 40.442 N -124.0364 W
click order on locality page: 1
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Main Street in Fortuna

Fortuna's pleasant old-fashioned Main Street

Fortuna, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 13
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: eel-river-plain-california

coordinates: 40.5981 N -124.1574 W
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Tracks in Loleta

The tracks that once passed right through the town of Loleta no longer go anywhere

Loleta, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 14
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: eel-river-plain-california

coordinates: 40.6457 N -124.2185 W
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Loleta Cheese Factory

Though tiny compared to the original Loleta dairy, cheese is still made here

Loleta, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 15
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: eel-river-plain-california

coordinates: 40.6413 N -124.2236 W
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The Fernbridge over the Eel River

The mighty Fernbridge withstood the thousand-year flood of 1964

Fernbridge over the Eel River at Fernbridge, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 16
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: eel-river-plain-california

coordinates: 40.6128 N -124.205 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Dairy cows near Ferndale

Dairy cows in the rich pastures around Ferndale

Waddington Road, east of Ferndale, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 20
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: eel-river-plain-california

Coordinates: 40.5952 N -124.2054 W
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Lighthouse building at the Ferndale Fairgrounds

A campground and a replica of the Cape Mendocino lighthouse, housing its first-order Fresnel lens

Humboldt County Fairgrounds in Ferndale, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 21
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: ferndale-california

coordinates: 40.5869 N -124.2648 W
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Berry Summit Vista Point

The thoroughy fenced-off vista point at Berry Summit above upper Redwood Creek

Highway 299 between the towns of Blue Lake and Willow Creek, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 22
state: california-northern
region: california-north-coast-redwood-highway
locality: mad-river-california

coordinates: 40.9015 N -123.7808 W
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East Fork of Willow Creek

The east Fork of Willow Creek, a small stream in the mountains west of the town of Willow Creek

East Fork Campground, near Willow Creek in Six Rivers National Forest, California

July 15, 2011
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accession number: 2011-07-15 23
state: california-northern
region: california-mount-shasta-klamath
locality: trinity-river-lower-california

coordinates: 40.9052 N -123.7064 W
click order on locality page: 3
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