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Railroads, The Gallery

River Traffic: 1898

River Traffic: 1898

The Mississippi River circa 1898. "Winona, Minnesota. The levee below the bridge." At left, the sternwheeler Lafayette Lamb. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photgraphic Company. View full size.

 

Winter Wonderland: 1941

Winter Wonderland: 1941

January 1941. "The end of the afternoon shift at the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Winter Light: 1941

Winter Light: 1941

January 1941. "At the steel plant in Midland, Pennsylvania." Medium format negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Shortcut: 1900

The Shortcut: 1900

        UPDATE: Shorpy member keyjan's sleuthing reveals the mysterious hole to be Wooton (or Wootton) Spring.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. "Riverside drive, Delaware Water Gap." The sign on the tree and inscription over the hole are, unfortunately, not quite legible. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Nay Aug Tunnel: 1900

Nay Aug Tunnel: 1900

Circa 1900. "Nay Aug Tunnel, Scranton, Pennsylvania." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Corn Is King: 1893

Corn Is King: 1893

June 30, 1893. "Waiting for the train (girl and boy in railroad depot; map of Ohio on wall)." The photographer is credited as one Mrs. W.M. Gatch. View full size.

 

Toronto Depot: 1900

Toronto Depot: 1900

Circa 1900. "Union Depot, Toronto, Ontario." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Excelsior: 1906

Excelsior: 1906

Circa 1906. "Entrance, N.Y.C. & H.R. R.R. station, Albany, New York." The Beaux-Arts depot of the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, also known as Albany Union Station. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

R.R. Control Tower: 1940

R.R. Control Tower: 1940

September 1940. "Mr. T.J. Long, president of the Tri-County Farmers Co-op Market in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, at his work in a railroad tower near Du Bois." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Mass. Transit: 1941

Mass. Transit: 1941

January 1941. "Commuters who have just gotten off the train waiting for the bus to go home. Lowell, Massachusetts." Photo by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Merchants & Miners: 1917

Merchants & Miners: 1917

Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1917. "Merchants and Miners Wharf." Over at the pants factory: GIRLS WANTED. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Urban River: 1905

Urban River: 1905

Circa 1905. "Twelfth Street bascule bridge over the Chicago River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Stone Depot: 1901

Stone Depot: 1901

Circa 1901. "Michigan Central R.R. station at Ann Arbor." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

C&P: 1906

C&P: 1906

Cleveland circa 1906. "Cleveland & Pittsburgh ore docks." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Grain to Go: 1936

Grain to Go: 1936

August 1936. "Grain elevators at Dumas, Texas." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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