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Railroads, The Gallery

Old Coggers: 1906

Old Coggers: 1906

New Hampshire circa 1906. "Taking trains of Mount Washington Railway at base station, White Mountains." A cog railway to the highest peak in the Northeast. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Dakota Depot: 1940

Dakota Depot: 1940

October 1940. "Rail depot in Burlington, North Dakota." The station last glimpsed here. Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Milk Runners: 1940

Milk Runners: 1940

October 1940. "Rail depot in Burlington, North Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Virginia Toward Sixth: 1901

Virginia Toward Sixth: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of Virginia Avenue S.W., north side, between 6th & 7th, looking southeast toward 6th Street." 5x7 glass negative, D.C. Street Survey. View full size.

 

N.Y.C. & H.R.R.R.: 1900

N.Y.C. & H.R.R.R.: 1900

Albany, New York, circa 1900. "N.Y.C. & H.R.R.R. station." Temple of the New York Central and Hudson River Rail Road, topped off by a sculptural representation of Liberty and Justice over the state motto, EXCELSIOR. Also note the small sign behind the fire hydrant: DINNER NOW READY. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Doland: 1942

Doland: 1942

February 1942. "Doland, Spink County, South Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Missoula: 1942

Missoula: 1942

April 1942. "Missoula, Montana." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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.

 
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