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Railroads, The Gallery

Colorado Caboose: 1940

Colorado Caboose: 1940

September 1940. "Caboose of the Rio Grande Southern narrow gauge railway. Telluride, Colorado." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Telluride Tracks: 1940

Telluride Tracks: 1940

September 1940. "Narrow gauge railway yards, train and water tank at Telluride, Colorado." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

High Castle: 1912

High Castle: 1912

November 20, 1912. "Woolworth Building, New York." Irving Underhill photo. View full size.

 

Portsmouth Wharves: 1907

Portsmouth Wharves: 1907

Circa 1907. "Coal wharves at Portsmouth, New Hampshire." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Industrial Omaha: 1938

Industrial Omaha: 1938

November 1938. "Nebraska Power Co. plant and railroad yard at Omaha." Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Snow Depot: 1940

Snow Depot: 1940

February 1940. "Railway station in North Conway, New Hampshire." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Chill Mill: 1940

Chill Mill: 1940

March 1940. "Berlin, New Hampshire -- paper mill town inhabited largely by French-Canadians and Scandinavians." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Along the Ohio: 1940

Along the Ohio: 1940

August 1940. "Kentucky. Louisville waterfront along the Ohio River." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Industrial Strength: 1901

Industrial Strength: 1901

Lake Erie circa 1901. "Ore docks and harbor -- Cleveland, O." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Sawdust Memories: 1936

Sawdust Memories: 1936

July 1936. "One of the largest sawmills in the world. Employs many of the Resettlement Administration homesteaders at Longview, Cowlitz County, Washington." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Badland: 1939

Badland: 1939

September 1939. "Ducktown, Tennessee. Train bringing copper ore out of mine. Fumes from smelting copper for sulfuric acid have destroyed all vegetation and eroded the land." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Waste Land: 1939

The Waste Land: 1939

September 1939. "Ducktown, Tennessee. Fumes from smelting copper for sulfuric acid have destroyed all vegetation and eroded the land." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Water Over the Bridge: 1897

Water Over the Bridge: 1897

Circa 1897. "Mexican Central Railway -- the Aqueduct at Queretaro." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

Look Out: 1938

Look Out: 1938

September 1938. "Coal miners waiting for the bus to go home in Osage, West Virginia." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Almost Heaven: 1938

Almost Heaven: 1938

September 1938. "Section of coal mining town near Welch, West Virginia." Possibly the mountain hamlet of Eckman. Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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