Donner Camp National Historical Landmark Truckee California Photograph by Jeffrey Sward
 
Donner Camp at Alder Creek. Note tree trunk. The snow level during the winter of 1846-47 was seventeen feet. The tree shown was felled above the snow line, which is seventeen feet above ground level. (donc20a)
Donner Camp National Historical Landmark, Alder Creek
Truckee, California.
Copyright 1995-2006 Jeffrey Sward