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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • FOLEY & BURK SHOWS: c. 1940s

Boats & Bridges

City of Mackinac: 1905

City of Mackinac: 1905

Circa 1905. "D.& C. steamer at dock, St. Ignace, Michigan." The Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company's City of Mackinac. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Outward Bound: 1903

Outward Bound: 1903

New York circa 1903. "S.S. Cymric outward bound." Torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat in 1916. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

R.M.S. Oceanic: 1903

R.M.S. Oceanic: 1903

New York, 1903. "Docking a big liner -- R.M.S. Oceanic." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

On the Waterfront: 1943

On the Waterfront: 1943

March 1943. "New Orleans, Louisiana. Poydras Street dock worker." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. 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.

 

Scarborough Bay: 1905

Scarborough Bay: 1905

Circa 1905. "Scarborough Bay, Trinidad & Tobago." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Steeples-n-Stacks: 1940

Steeples-n-Stacks: 1940

May 1940. "Downtown Louisville, Kentucky; Ohio River in background." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Kin Tuk: 1940

Kin Tuk: 1940

July 1940. "Canoeing on the Ohio River on Saturday. Louisville, Kentucky." Ladies and gentlemen, meet Bob. Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. 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.

 

Old Florida: 1900

Old Florida: 1900

Circa 1900. "Ormond, Florida. Princess Issena at Tomoka landing." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Laddies Who Launch: 1913

Laddies Who Launch: 1913

February 14, 1913. "Noon -- Steamer Seeandbee." Lunch break for men working on the sidewheeler Seeandbee at the Detroit Ship Building yard in Wyandotte. View full size.

 

On the Tomoka: 1894

On the Tomoka: 1894

Florida circa 1894. "Misenor's Landing on the Tomoka." 8x10 inch glass negative by William Henry Jackson of Detroit Photographic. 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.

 

Potomac Passage: 1861

Potomac Passage: 1861

Washington, D.C., circa 1861. "Guards at ferry landing on Mason's Island examining a pass." Wet plate glass negative by George N. Barnard. View full size.

 

Raft Warehouse: 1943

Raft Warehouse: 1943

March 1943. "New Orleans, Louisiana. Loading a rubber raft onto a truck at the terminal of Associated Transport Company." Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
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