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Railroads, The Gallery

Dude on the Tracks: 1926

Dude on the Tracks: 1926

June or July 1926. Washington, D.C., or vicinity. "NO CAPTION [Man lying in front of train on tracks]." Perhaps some diligent Shorpysleuth can figure out what's going on here. 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection. View full size.

 

Milwaukee Yards: 1941

Milwaukee Yards: 1941

June 1941. "Railroad yards. Milwaukee, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Night Porter: 1942

The Night Porter: 1942

March 1942. "Alfred MacMillan, Pullman porter resting in the men's washroom aboard the 'Capitol Limited' bound for Chicago." Acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Watch Your Step: 1928

Watch Your Step: 1928

February 1928. Washington, D.C., or vicinity. "Southern Railway, interior of car." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Superior Scales: 1941

Superior Scales: 1941

August 1941. "At the Great Northern Railroad yards, cars of iron ore passing over the scales are weighed at the rate of three and a half a minute. Superior, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Ore Docks: 1941

The Ore Docks: 1941

August 1941. "Ore docks at Allouez, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

More Ore: 1941

More Ore: 1941

August 1941. "Iron ore from the Minnesota Range in the Great Northern railyards at Superior, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Allouez: 1941

Allouez: 1941

August 1941. "Iron ore docks at Allouez, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Elevator X: 1941

Elevator X: 1941

August 1941. "Great Northern grain elevator. Superior, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Summerville: 1906

Summerville: 1906

1906. "Main Street -- Summerville, South Carolina." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Fresh Tracks: 1941

Fresh Tracks: 1941

August 1941. "Moving railroad track in the Mahoning pit. Hibbing, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Hull-Rust-Mahoning: 1941

Hull-Rust-Mahoning: 1941

August 1941. "Hull-Rust-Mahoning, world's largest open pit iron mine, near Hibbing, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Work, From Home: 1941

Work, From Home: 1941

January 1941. Midland, Pennsylvania. "Backyards of company houses and steel mill." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Frosted Depot: 1941

Frosted Depot: 1941

January 1941. "Rochester, Pennsylvania. Ohio River town." Continuing the vista last seen here. Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Union Stockyards: 1941

Union Stockyards: 1941

July 1941. "Union Stockyards. Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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