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Railroads, The Gallery

Night Service: 1940

Night Service: 1940

April 1940. "Gas station at night. Dubuque, Iowa." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Laramie Yards: 1941

Laramie Yards: 1941

September 1941. "Freight trains in yards. Laramie, Wyoming." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

"Old 71": 1941

"Old 71": 1941

September 1941. Central City, Colorado. "The 'Old 71' engine of the Colorado and Southern Railway, which carried ore and passenger cars from Denver to 'the richest square mile on earth'." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Central City: 1941

Central City: 1941

September 1941. "Central City, an old mining town. Mountainous region of Central Colorado, west of Denver." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Standard Service: 1940

Standard Service: 1940

April 1940. "Gas station on a sunny afternoon. Dubuque, Iowa." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Sic Transit: 1910

Sic Transit: 1910

New York circa 1910. "Bird's eye view of new Pennsylvania Station." Demolished in 1963. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Rust Belt Riviera: 1941

Rust Belt Riviera: 1941

January 1941. "A section of Rochester, Pennsylvania, on the Ohio River. Photographs show Ohio River town in western Pennsylvania -- bridges, houseboats, coal barges, railroad yards. Abandoned stove and glass works. Automobile graveyard. Cemetery and gravedigger. Substandard housing occupied by Negroes." Photo by Jack Delano for the FSA. View full size.

 

Modern Forest: 1941

Modern Forest: 1941

January 1941. "Stacks at the Pittsburgh Crucible Steel Company in Midland, Pennsylvania." Medium format negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Shop at Rosenbaums: 1941

Shop at Rosenbaums: 1941

August 1941. "Pittsburgh along the Monongahela River." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

23rd Street Piers: 1910

23rd Street Piers: 1910

Circa 1910. "Twenty-Third Street piers, North River, New York, N.Y." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Kansas Cornucopia: 1941

Kansas Cornucopia: 1941

October 1941. "Stockyards and flour mill. Wichita, Kansas." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Magical Minot: 1941

Magical Minot: 1941

August 1941. "Rail yard and grain elevators. Minot, North Dakota," a.k.a. "The Magic City." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Clack Elevator: 1941

Clack Elevator: 1941

August 1941. "Grain storage elevators. Havre, Montana." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Rolling Stock: 1941

Rolling Stock: 1941

June 1941. "Freight depot in Hartford, Connecticut." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Factory Time: 1941

Factory Time: 1941

January 1941. "Railroad cars and factory buildings in Lawrence, Massachusetts." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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