Most of the photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs, 20 to 200 megabytes in size) from the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) Many were digitized by LOC contractors using a Sinar studio back. They are adjusted by your webmaster for contrast and color in Photoshop before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here.
Vintage photos of:
Not sure when image was captured or what was going on. The building in the background is definitely damaged. The machine to the right may be taking part in the demolition of the building? View full size.
[How do you happen to have the photo? -tterrace]