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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Industrial Eden: 1910

Industrial Eden: 1910

Circa 1910. "Gasometers and rail yard at Oakland, California." 8x6 inch glass negative by the Cheney Photo Advertising Co. View full size.

 

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Rail Handcar

Note the handcar at the base of the utility pole in the center of the image. You don't see those anymore except in museums.

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