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Photo NumberPH036_6776
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeO.
Descriptive UO TitleBurning wheat at Cayuse. Men and women on railroad tracks
TCI Title
General NotesAt the left is a large mound of smoking material identified as wheat. A group of people stand and sit in the background, one man sits in the foreground, and a man squats near the wheat in the middle distance. Three sets of railroad tracks lead from the foreground past the wheat and curve to the left in the distance. A water tower and small cabin stand on the right. Utility poles and lines parallel the tracks on the left. A hill is visible in the distance to the right.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of people sitting next to three sets of railroad tracks in Cayuse, Oregon. They are all sitting on or next to the railroad track watching big piles of wheat burning that is burning on the left side of the photograph. On the other side of the tracks of the burning wheat is a water tower for the trains and a small building next to the water tower.
TCI TermsMen
Railroad Tracks
Railroad Ties
Water Tower

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Transportation;
Railroad tracks
Utility poles
Water towers

PlaceCayuse, Oregon
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1897 - 1920
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives

Collection TitleMoorhouse Collection
Source FormatGlass-plate negative
Source Dimensions
Source Conditionscratching
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size233,06 bytes
Image Width875 pixels
Image Height702 pixels
Color Space24 bit - RGB - sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner. Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 31 - 1.00 - 208 prior to capture
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop with negative polarity and reversed orientation. Archived tiff is saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop image, invert image to positive polarity, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast, and desaturate color information. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profile from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resolution to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_6776.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4812 x 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 86,633,868 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_6776rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 6000 x 4812 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 171,966,412 bytes //

PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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