Farrier

Iron workers

The same fellow dressed up alongside his wife

Two coleminers with helmets

Two woodcutters

A clockmaker

Miners

Two forty-niners

Two Carpenters with Tools

Boy Apprentice Blacksmith

Lumber Wagon

Ironmen

12 Miners

A carpenter

Azariah Smith (1826-1912)

Craftsmen (blacksmith, carpentry, leather, etc.)

Shoemaker

Saddle maker

Cooper with Barrel

John Sutter (1803-1880)

Member of the “Mormon Brigade” sent by Brigham Young to participate in the Mexican War. This takes him to the west coast where he provides a first-hand chronical of the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill. He later returns to home in Salt Lake City.

Lumberjack

Visitors in western gold mine country

Lumbermen

Sutter’s dreams of founding a “New Helvetia” near Sacramento are dashed when gold is found in 1848, California is overrun by mining squatters and his pleas to ownership of the land are rejected.

Cobblers

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2 Boys with Shoeshine Kit

A tree cutter with his axe and gear

Town blacksmith

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Two rugged anthracite coal miners from Lykens, Pennsylvania. Headgear is a soft cap with leather brim and lamp bracket to hold their light. Leather belt for gear, lunch pails and sturdy boots. 

Carpenters

Occupationals (Continued)

Pike's Peak mule train/miners

Iron workers