H.C. Tibbitts

Howard Clinton Tibbitts (1863-1937) was a San Francisco based photographer. Starting in 1892, he worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad for 40 years. He photographed extensively in the American West, Canada, and Mexico, documenting landscapes, towns, industry, agriculture, parks, public buildings, and other local scenes to help promote Southern Pacific's passenger service. His work was showcased in the railroad's magazine SUNSET starting with first publication in 1898.