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Railroads, The Gallery

Municipal Light: 1940

Municipal Light: 1940

September 1940. "Derelict lighting plant in Silverton, Colorado." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

West of Fargo: 1939

West of Fargo: 1939

July 1939. "Northern Pacific railroad tracks west of Fargo, North Dakota." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Big City: 1941

Big City: 1941

December 1941. "Elevated train structure and buildings -- Lower Manhattan." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

 

American Smelting: 1938

American Smelting: 1938

November 1938. "Largest smelting furnace in the world. Omaha, Nebraska." Photo by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Apache Beer: 1940

Apache Beer: 1940

May 1940. "Store in copper mining center of Bisbee, Arizona." The Miners Meat Market in the Holz Building on Naco Road. Photo by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Bisbee From Above: 1940

Bisbee From Above: 1940

May 1940. "Looking down on the rooftops of Bisbee, Arizona. Copper mining center in the Mule Mountains, elevation 5,300 feet." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Penn Station: 1912

Penn Station: 1912

New York, 1912. "Pennsylvania Station, east facade." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Depot Mexicano: 1897

Depot Mexicano: 1897

San Luis Potosi, Mexico, circa 1897. "Estación del Ferrocarril Central Mexicano (Mexican Central R.R. station)." Glass negative by W.H. Jackson. View full size.

 

Self-Propelled: 1940

Self-Propelled: 1940

February 1940. "Railway workmen with handcar. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Slick Depot: 1940

Slick Depot: 1940

February 1940. "Abandoned railway station, now used as a church, in the oil ghost town of Slick, Oklahoma." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Errand Boys: 1901

Errand Boys: 1901

Columbia County, Pennsylvania, circa 1901. "Hanging rock on the Susquehanna, near Danville." A scene last glimpsed here. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 

Riverdale: 1923

Riverdale: 1923

Washington, D.C., circa 1923. "View of Naval Observatory and Washington from Massachusetts Avenue hill." Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

The Locomotion: 1940

The Locomotion: 1940

March 1940. "Detail of locomotive while in the yard at Big Spring, Texas." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size.

 

Modern Signal: 1939

Modern Signal: 1939

October 1939. "Railroad crossing near Shaftsbury, Vermont." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

40th Street Shops: 1942

40th Street Shops: 1942

December 1942. "Working on the cylinder of a locomotive at the Chicago & North Western R.R. 40th Street shops, Chicago, Illinois." Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
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