Photograph of a drawing by Edward Vischer of the Donner Lake area, September 1865. Caption: "Donner-Lake. Autumnal sunset in the Sierra Nevada (west range). Scene near the summit on the Dutch Flat-Road.", "Summit-range. Site for tunnel of the Pacific Railroad (Pollard Hotel), Truckee Range, site of the cabins of the Donner Party, 1846. Spike[?] below flock[?] of birds showing surveys[?] for the track of the Western Pacific Railroad.", "Vischer, September 1865". Two wagons hitched to each other, two horses, and a six-horse drawn stage travel the dirt road through the thick forest.