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Big Pine High School basketball champions - 1925

 
Big Pine in the early 1900s



All photo cards and photographs on this page courtesy of Rich McCutchan archives unless otherwise noted.
The photographs of the Smith and Tate family, and other early Big Pine residents, are from two personal Big Pine
photo albums in Rich's Archives.

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"A Trip to God's Country"[pdf]
by E. J. O'Keefe
(Courtesy of Irma Cline)


The Smiths and Halls (and others) of Big Pine

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Unknown Big Pine resident


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Unknown Big Pine residents

chas kispert
Chaz Kispert

howard smith
Howard Smith

big pine rodeo

Big Pine Rodeo- 1923

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Big Pine primary school children - 1914



nellie smith
Nellie Kispert Smith

lillian
Lillian and myself (?)

millard on chief
Millard on "Chief"

bud smith
Bud Smith - 1896

abe and kate
Abe and Kate Ransome

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Unknown Big Pine residents

alan
L/R: Alan, Chaz Kispert, Ardys

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Unknown Big Pine residents

milton fulkerson
Milton Fulkerson

slim princess
Carson & Colorado "Slim Princess" somewhere in Owens Valley

carson & colorado
Carson & Colorado "Slim Princess" at Manzanar siding

home
Millard and Effies home in Big Pine -1915
The house was built by Howard and Millard
mine
Montezuma Mine and Mill

at the mine
Montezuma Mine
big pine residents
L/R: Laura Bulman, Alice Robinson, Dottie Wilson - December 1944


madlene smith
Madlene Smith and ?

chaz and gladys
Chaz & Gladys Kispert

big pine residents
L/R: Ira, Howard, Dottie, Roy, Mom, Millard, May, Alice, Laura - December 1944



ester tate
Ester Tate

laura and nellie
Laura and Nellie at the Montezuma Mine



"My First Winter in California"[pdf]
Alfred R. Giraud
INYO COUNTY SHEEPMAN

(Courtesy of Paul Lamos)


ardys and faye
L/R: Ardys and Faye

montezuma mine
Montezuma Mine and Mill

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Unknown Big Pine residents

mine view
View of Owens Valley from the Montezuma Mine

pack train
Pack train on the way to the Montezuma Mine

big pine
Cabin near Big Pine

hauling hay
Hauling hay

winter
Big Pine winter

winter
Big Pine winter

temperleys tavern
Temperley's Tavern - Big Pine, CA

chaz
Chaz & Gladys Kispert

red ramone
Red Ramone and his wife

howard and sheep
Howard and his sheep in Big Pine, CA - circa 1933

chaz kispert
Chaz Kispert - 1936

venita
Venita - 1938

rose shaw
L/R: Rose Shaw, Betty Smith

millard smith
Millard Smith and his mother (May Smith)

venita
L/R: Venita and ?

residents
L/R: Wayne, ? Sue, Millard, Faye

mono lake
Mono Lake

convict lake
Convict Lake

big pine residents
The Prathers with Dad and Grammy - 1932

faye
Faye in Long Valley - 1932

ardys
Ardys at Lake George - 1932

ardys
Ardys in Long Valley - 1932

ardys and faye
Ardys and Fay in Long Valley - 1932

wayne and faye
Wayne and Faye at Twin Lakes

jess chance
Jess Chance and Millard Smith branding cattle in Long Valley

branding
Jess Chance branding cattle in Long Valley

faye
L/R: Faye, Marie Hough, Ardys

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Unknown Big Pine residents

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L/R: Millard, Wayne
Father and Son-in-Law - 1932

big pine band
Big Pine, CA Military Band

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Maurene and ?

mother
Mother and Maurene

maurene
Maurene and ?

howard and betty
Howard and Betty

chance
Jess Chance and Sonny Chance branding cattle in Long Valley

pioneer pageant
Big Pine, CA "Pioneer Pageant"


belt

Vintage Eastern Sierra Brochures  

Cerro Gordo  

More, Early Big Pine
 

 Early Bishop Residents

 

Mary Austin

 

The Carson & Colorado Railroad in Owens Valley


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