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Locomotive of Tomorrow: 1939

Locomotive of Tomorrow: 1939

July 19, 1939. "New York World's Fair, railroad exhibit locomotives. Locomotive of Tomorrow, general view." Up next: The Caboose of Next Wednesday. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Tin and Bones: 1920

Tin and Bones: 1920

San Francisco, 1920. "Atterbury truck at City Hall." Looking somewhat skeletal if you ask us. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

House Beautiful: 1950

House Beautiful: 1950

Nov. 12, 1950. "John D. Rockefeller III, residence at 252 E. 52nd Street, New York City. Living room to fireplace with model." Note the Giacometti "Pointing Man." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Stacked: 1925

Stacked: 1925

Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Rear view of Potomac Electric Power Co. Benning plant." 8x10 safety negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Jax Landing: 1897

Jax Landing: 1897

Florida circa 1897. "Sidewheeler City of Jacksonville at Beresford on the St. Johns." 8x10 inch glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

Clipper Seven Seas: 1949

Clipper Seven Seas: 1949

August 25, 1949. "New York International Airport, Idlewild. Bridge with plane." A Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Pan Am Clipper Seven Seas. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Community Pure Food Store

Community Pure Food Store

My grandfather took over the old family grocery in Honey Grove, Pa., in 1950 and opened his funeral home adjacent. He ran the store until around 1970, when competition from chain grocers finally got the best of the place. View full size.

Sport Touring: 1928

Sport Touring: 1928

San Francisco, 1928. "Franklin Sport Touring at Golden Gate Park." Latest entry in the Shorpy Pantheon of Forgotten Phaetons. 5x7 glass negative. View full size.

 

Glass House: 1939

Glass House: 1939

June 12, 1939. "New York World's Fair -- House of Glass. Living room." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Video Noir: 1948

Video Noir: 1948

March 10, 1948. Washington, D.C. "Griffith Consumers Co. -- Exterior of Dumont Television WTTG, 12th Street." Photo by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Deluxe Wash: 1942

Deluxe Wash: 1942

November 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Washing a locomotive at the coaling station at an Illinois Central railyard." Triple Foam and Rain-X, $3 extra. Medium format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

A Hot Mess: 1900

A Hot Mess: 1900

New York circa 1900. "Mess boys, Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

School's Out: 1958

School's Out: 1958

My grandfather documented the last day in session for my mother's one-room school in Honey Grove, Pennsylvania, in 1958. View full size.

Unhitched: 1941

Unhitched: 1941

January 1941. "Guests of Sarasota, Fla., trailer park enjoying the sun and sea breeze at the beach." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Gun Moll: 1924

Gun Moll: 1924

San Francisco, 1924. "Lady greasing Oldsmobile sedan." A pioneer of Women's Lubrication. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 
 
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