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Riker Truck: 1910s

Riker Truck: 1910s

Riker Truck being shipped. The trucks were built by the Locomobile Co. of America, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Bain News Service, publisher. No date give with the photo but probably 1910s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

High Technology: 1940s

High Technology: 1940s

Woman with some type of measuring and recording device. No data with the photo. Perhaps someone can let us know what it is. The photo was taken between 1940 and 1946. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: film negative.

Pioneer Paparazzo: 1914

Pioneer Paparazzo: 1914

Man taking pictures of James R. Mann, Representative from Illinois with Senator Penrose. Antique camera and car, 1914. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Locomotive Steam Bath: 1943

Locomotive Steam Bath: 1943

Description with photo: "Mrs. Viola Sievers, one of the wipers at the roundhouse giving a giant "H" class locomotive a bath of live steam, Clinton, Iowa. Mrs. Sievers is the sole support of her mother and has a son-in-law in the Army." Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Motorcycle Machine Gun: early 1900s

Motorcycle Machine Gun: early 1900s

World War One machine gun mounted on Indian motorcycle with sidecar. Bain News Service, publisher. No date with photo, but probably late 1910s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Dutch Conductor Mengelberg: early 1900s

Dutch Conductor Mengelberg: early 1900s

Dutch conductor Joseph Willem Mengelberg listening to what appears to be an antique radio. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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