Trains

Lothair Train Station, Maryland: 1937

Lothair Train Station, Maryland: 1937

Lothair (now Faulkner) Railroad Station, southern Maryland, 1937. Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Santa Fe Railroad Locomotive: 1943

Santa Fe Railroad Locomotive: 1943

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway freight train about to leave for the West Coast from Corwith yard, Chicago, Illinois. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Locomotive Shop Interior: 1942

Locomotive Shop Interior: 1942

Chicago and Northwestern railroad locomotive shops, Chicago, Illinois, 1942. Photo by photographer Jack Delano. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Lunch on the Railway: 1940

Lunch on the Railway: 1940

Motorman of interurban railway receiving lunch from his wife. They are residents of Granger Homesteads, Iowa. The car runs through the project. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Locomotive Lady: 1943

Locomotive Lady: 1943

Description from LOC: "C. & N.W. R.R. Cloe Weaver, mother of four children, employed as a helper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa. She is learning to operate the turntable. Her husband works for a structural steel company." Railroad photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Hot Wheel: 1940s

Hot Wheel: 1940s

Man heating the wheel of a locomotive. Untitled photo at LOC taken between 1940 and 1946. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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