Engineering & Construction

Vestal Virgin: 1908

Vestal Virgin: 1908

Miss Goodrich breaking bottle and naming collier (coal ship) 'Vestal'. Ship launch at Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York City, 1908. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Shaker Heights Rapid Transit: 1927

Shaker Heights Rapid Transit: 1927

Shaker Rapid Transit Tracks on Cleveland city streets, East Side, prior to opening of sub-grade tracks into Terminal Tower project, 1927. Photo showing street cars, automobiles, trucks and construction equipment. The Shaker Heights Rapid Transit is the oldest segment of the larger regional transportation system.

Dam Building: 1936

Dam Building: 1936

Stock water dam under construction. Pennington County, South Dakota. Photograph taken in May 1936. Photo by Arthur Rothstein. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

5th Avenue and Broadway: early 1900s

5th Avenue and Broadway: early 1900s

Road work at 5th Avenue and Broadway, New York City. Photo shows advertising, multiple streetcars, pedestrians and workers. No date on caption at LOC but probably 1910 - 1920. Photo published by Bain News Service. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Humble Abode: 1910

Humble Abode: 1910

Home of J.P. Morgan Jr., Madison Avenue, New York City. Photograph taken between 1910 and 1915. Published by Bain News Service. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Small Scale: 1944

Small Scale: 1944

America's youth builds and flies model planes on miniature flying fields. A member of the San Antonio Gas Model Club, which does its weekly flying at Kelly Field in the city of San Antonio in the southwestern U.S. state of Texas, proudly displays his amphibian model airplane, which has a six foot (1.8 meters) wing spread. When an earlier model crashed there was nothing left but one good wing.

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