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Railroads, The Gallery

Oswego: 1901

Oswego: 1901

"Down the river -- Oswego, N.Y." Circa 1901, the steam tug Charley Ferris on the Oswego River. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Over to Owego: 1901

Over to Owego: 1901

Tioga County, New York, circa 1901. "General view of Owego, N.Y., and the Susquehanna." At far left, a tantalizing glimpse of Hamilton's Novelty Works. Bottom right, J.C. Kenyon and his Low Prices continue to beckon. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

Owego Again: 1901

Owego Again: 1901

Tioga County, New York, circa 1901. "Bridge over the Susquehanna at Owego." With another message from J.C. Kenyon. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Owego: 1901

Owego: 1901

Tioga County, New York, circa 1901. "General view -- Owego, N.Y., and Susquehanna River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Confederate Park: 1910

Confederate Park: 1910

Memphis, Tennessee, circa 1910. "Confederate Park and Front Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Maine Train: 1940

Maine Train: 1940

October 1940. "At the railroad terminal in Caribou, Maine." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Lonely City: 1940

The Lonely City: 1940

September 7, 1940. New York. "Greenwich Street Study (plot plan). Looking south along west side of Greenwich Street toward Battery over elevated structure (demolished Fall)." 5x7 inch acetate negative by Stanley P. Mixon for the Historic American Buildings Survey. View full size.

 

L.A. Alley: 1936

L.A. Alley: 1936

February 1936. "Mexican quarter of Los Angeles. One-quarter mile from City Hall. Area has been condemned and will be torn down shortly to make space for the new Union Railroad station. Average rent is eight dollars." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Short Term Parking: 1936

Short Term Parking: 1936

February 1936. "Mexican quarter of Los Angeles, California. Houses condemned to make space for the new Union Station. Average rental eight dollars. Some houses have plumbing." 4x5 nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Little Falls: 1941

Little Falls: 1941

October 1941. "Small towns in the Mohawk Valley. Workers' homes in Little Falls, New York." 4x5 inch acetate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Locomotive Lair: 1942

Locomotive Lair: 1942

December 1942. "In the roundhouse at Proviso Yard, Chicago & North Western Railroad. Chicago, Illinois." Nitrate negative by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Yardman: 1942

Yardman: 1942

December 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. In the Proviso Yard roundhouse, Chicago & North Western Railroad." Nitrate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Detroit River Tunnel: 1910

Detroit River Tunnel: 1910

The Detroit River circa 1910. "Michigan Central R.R. tunnel -- sinking the last tubular section. W.S. Kinnear, Chief Engineer, Butler Bros. Construction Co., contractors." 6½ x 8½ inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Looking at Lansing: 1907

Looking at Lansing: 1907

Lansing, Michigan, circa 1907. "Bird's-eye view from tower -- State Capitol and Michigan Avenue over Grand River." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Grand Hotels: 1908

Grand Hotels: 1908

New York circa 1908. "Murray Hill and Belmont Hotels, Park Avenue." The old Grand Central Station in the distance. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
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