First train into Boise, Idaho, September 5, 1887. Photo taken near the site of the Boise Union Pacific Depot. This train ran from Nampa to Boise. Image: Group of men standing on a flat railway car, steam engine to the left.
At far left is Webster Dorsey, 2nd from left is John Sparks, others Unidentified. John Chappel Sparks lived in Stone, Idaho (near Snowville). Born Dec. 8, 1838 in Birmingham, England; Died July 17, 1921; buried in Stone, Idaho.
Herman Stricker Station and store near Twin Falls. Standing left to right: Herman Stricker, Idaho(state)__ Knight, Bill Trotter, Unidentified. Mounted left to right: Sacramento (Frazier), Jim Mitchell, H. P. Larson, Jack Hewitt, Charles Hewitt, Sam...
Emma Tate (Mrs. John P. Tate) holding Paul. Left to right: John, Philip and DavIdaho. Grace Hammack is on the horse. The house, located on Lincoln Ave., near Iowa Ave. in South Boise (about 3 miles SE of Boise), was torn down in 1918.