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Railroads, The Gallery

Traveller: 1903

Traveller: 1903

March 23, 1903. "High water at the New Orleans, Louisiana, levee, Mississippi River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Mill-Industrial: 1939

Mill-Industrial: 1939

September 1939. "Railroad yards and flour mills. Minneapolis, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Carrier Mills: 1939

Carrier Mills: 1939

January 1939. "Carrier Mills, Southern Illinois. Small towns and rural areas of a once prosperous mining region, suffering from the Depression." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Laconia Depot: 1907

Laconia Depot: 1907

Circa 1907. "Railway station -- Laconia, New Hampshire." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Railroad Bank: 1903

Railroad Bank: 1903

Augusta, Georgia, 1903. "Georgia Railroad Bank, Seventh and Broad Streets." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Train in Vane: 1905

Train in Vane: 1905

Syracuse, N.Y., circa 1905. "New York Central Railroad depot." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Over and Under: 1936

Over and Under: 1936

April 1936. "Housing conditions in crowded parts of Milwaukee. Housing under the Wisconsin Avenue viaduct." Photo by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Muskogee Yards: 1939

Muskogee Yards: 1939

July 1939. "Railroad yards. Muskogee, Oklahoma." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

DeLand Links: 1905

DeLand Links: 1905

Circa 1905. "Golf -- College Arms Hotel, DeLand, Florida." Back before golf carts, there was the golf train. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Welcome to Duluth: 1941

Welcome to Duluth: 1941

August 1941. "Entering Duluth, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Sign of the Cross: 1940

Sign of the Cross: 1940

July 1940. "Negroes from Florida and Georgia who travel by car and truck, following the potato crop northward. Migratory agricultural worker has his supper (a nickel pie and a glass of milk) at the railroad crossing at Camden, North Carolina." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

¿Dónde Está Pancho: 1916

¿Dónde Está Pancho: 1916

June 10, 1916. "Carranza and U.S. troops use trains in search for Pancho Villa -- Mexican-U.S. campaign after Villa, 1916." Gelatin silver print, U.S. Copyright Office. View full size.

 

Mr. O.K.: 1942

Mr. O.K.: 1942

November 1942. Lititz, Pennsylvania. "Mr. O.K. Bushong, express agent. Two trains a day pass through Lititz on the Lancaster-Reading Railroad. He says that passenger trade has increased 100 percent since war." Photo by Marjory Collins, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Dinosaur Garage: 1942

Dinosaur Garage: 1942

        Updated April 2021 with a better scan of this Kodachrome.

December 1942. "40th Street Shops (Chicago & North Western locomotive shops at Chicago)." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Game Over: 1949

Game Over: 1949

June 25, 1949. "When day is done in Brooklyn (boys in advertisement-covered subway car filled with passengers)." Gelatin silver print by Angelo Rizzuto. View full size.

 
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