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Train in Vane: 1905
... to be a disconnect there somewhere. (The Gallery, DPC, Railroads, Syracuse) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/07/2021 - 1:17am -

Train in Vane: 1905

Single, Looking to Hook Up: 1943
... and eventually a small shelter quickly followed. Some railroads, for clearance and other reasons, favored a "bay-window" on either ... Pennsylvania (The Standard of The World) and several other railroads put rear-facing "doghouses" on locomotive tenders as kind of a cupola ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 6:37pm -

Single, Looking to Hook Up: 1943

Rolling Stock: 1943
... have been durable. Wooden Cars By WW-II, most US railroads had figured out the maintenance and strength advantages of steel ... on use of steel and chromium. As a result, the railroads built large numbers of steel framed wood sided cars, designed to be ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:46pm -

Rolling Stock: 1943

Welcome to Duluth: 1941
... (The Gallery, Boats & Bridges, Duluth, John Vachon, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/05/2021 - 1:42am -

Welcome to Duluth: 1941

¿Dónde Está Pancho: 1916
... as part of a government conspiracy. (The Gallery, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/20/2021 - 1:48am -

¿Dónde Está Pancho: 1916

Under the El: 1944
... (Kodachromes, Andreas Feininger, LIFE, Movies, NYC, Railroads, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/12/2021 - 1:28pm -

Under the El: 1944

Herald Square: 1908
... house at Bway and 39th... (The Gallery, DPC, NYC, Railroads, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/02/2020 - 2:40pm -

Herald Square: 1908

U.S.S. Onondaga: 1864
... also ironclads, telegraphy, balloons, Gatling guns and railroads. Freeboard or Lack Thereof... If you look up the U.S.S. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/09/2012 - 5:20pm -

U.S.S. Onondaga: 1864

Over and Under: 1936
... (The Gallery, Boats & Bridges, Carl Mydans, Milwaukee, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/25/2021 - 6:30pm -

Over and Under: 1936

Game Over: 1949
... the aisle. (The Gallery, Angelo Rizzuto, Kids, NYC, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/01/2021 - 3:46pm -

Game Over: 1949

Dinosaur Garage: 1942
... them. (The Gallery, Kodachromes, Chicago, Jack Delano, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/04/2021 - 11:04am -

Dinosaur Garage: 1942

Hammer and Tongs: 1943
... carried a pair of prime movers on a single long frame. Railroads liked the concept, but the new, bigger and heavier 567 prime mover ... as one with drawbars (A-A, A-B-A or A-B-B-A) allowed the railroads to circumvent this. And on many railroads, these multi-unit sets all ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 6:38pm -

Hammer and Tongs: 1943

Kroger Depot: 1941
... saltwater was drained next to the rails, which is why railroads used to run annual work trains to spray oil on the sides of the ... to tracks at the warehouses and packing plants. The railroads had massive ice making plants spaced along the line, (100 or so ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/03/2020 - 3:33pm -

Kroger Depot: 1941

Sign of the Cross: 1940
... take note! (The Gallery, Agriculture, Jack Delano, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/30/2021 - 1:23pm -

Sign of the Cross: 1940

Mass Transit: 1910
... winter, from 1880 to 1912. (The Gallery, DPC, NYC, Railroads, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/14/2020 - 1:25pm -

Mass Transit: 1910

Earth Movers: 1901
... be doing. Wooden trestles were expensive to maintain and railroads often built them, then buried them with soil to create a more ... speed. (The Gallery, D.C., D.C. Street Survey, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/29/2021 - 3:20pm -

Earth Movers: 1901

Jiffy Lube: 1904
... steamers still ply the rails. (The Gallery, DPC, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:31pm -

Jiffy Lube: 1904

Loco: 1890
... to call it here). Undeniable the influence of American railroads in the design of that loco. Do we know where this was taken? ... his gear and stop where he saw fit to photograph. Other railroads accommodated Jackson in this way. Probably a Baldwin I'm not ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:26pm -

Loco: 1890

Pabst Over Chicago: 1943
... freight is being handled here! This something that US railroads have discontinued; for decades, they haven't accepted any shipment ... saw? (The Gallery, Kodachromes, Chicago, Jack Delano, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/07/2017 - 2:11pm -

Pabst Over Chicago: 1943

Empire State Express: 1905
... if they are still used. You have to remember that the railroads were there first and the towns built their streets later in most ... frequently there. There are numerous examples of the railroads using city streets, which were added alongside the rights of way. Be ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 10:12am -

Empire State Express: 1905

Snap Shatow: 1905
... as long as the cars were running. (The Gallery, NYC, Railroads, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/28/2020 - 9:04pm -

Snap Shatow: 1905

Grand Central Terminal: 1913
... through rail traffic. (The Gallery, G.G. Bain, NYC, Railroads, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/30/2020 - 12:55am -

Grand Central Terminal: 1913

Toledo Union Station: 1905
... album “Surrealistic Pillow.” (The Gallery, DPC, Railroads, Streetcars, Toledo) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/25/2021 - 1:05pm -

Toledo Union Station: 1905

Track Shacks: 1941
... I think it is a control for a switch or a signal. Railroads in times past used a rod set on rollers or bearings (as shown here) ... be seen here . (The Gallery, John Vachon, Norfolk, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/22/2021 - 8:47pm -

Track Shacks: 1941

The Hump Office: 1942
... figure out some of the abbreviations in the left column as railroads: SFE = Santa Fe, RDG = Reading, PA = Pennsylvania, NYC = New York ... are abbreviations (BELT, PENNA, IHB, IHLOC, CBQ), but of railroads or cities? 20 Years Later ...in 1962, a similarly attired C+O ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/16/2014 - 6:12pm -

The Hump Office: 1942

Watch Your Step: 1928
... Company but run as an integral part of trains operated by railroads like the Southern. Pardon me Boy The guy on the right ... the iconic 1925 Christmas photo! (The Gallery, D.C., Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/12/2020 - 9:50pm -

Watch Your Step: 1928

One Second Fast: 1943
... Fast Accurate timekeeping was extremely important to railroads back in the day. Timepieces would be tested once a year, primarily ... alphabetic operation. Standard time It's because of railroads that we have time zones. Can you imagine trying to arrange a railway ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/05/2012 - 6:06pm -

One Second Fast: 1943

Reno Ambush: 1958
... Kodachromes, Don Cox, Gas Stations, Native Americans, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/04/2021 - 4:23pm -

Reno Ambush: 1958

Amex: 1910
... direction. Since then there have been completed electric railroads to practically every city and town of importance in Southern ... Imagine an LA with ... "completed electric railroads to practically every city and town of importance in Southern ... businesses similar to UPS or FedEx, relying mostly on the railroads for speedy delivery. American Express specialized in services to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 5:23pm -

Amex: 1910

Pennies From Hancock: 1905
... it really is excellent. (The Gallery, DPC, Mining, Railroads) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/02/2020 - 2:55pm -

Pennies From Hancock: 1905
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