Trains

Women Wipers: 1943

Women Wipers: 1943

Women wipers of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad cleaning one of the giant "H" class locomotives, Clinton, Iowa. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Pennsylvania Railroad Ferries: 1900

Pennsylvania Railroad Ferries: 1900

Streetcars and pedestrians at Pennsylvania Railroad ferries, Market Street, Philadelphia. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. Photo taken between 1900 and 1910. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Occupational Blackface: 1942

Occupational Blackface: 1942

Melrose Park (near Chicago), Illinois, C&NWRR (Chicago And North Western Railway Company). William London was a railroad worker for 25 years - at the time of this photo, he was working at the roundhouse at the Proviso yards. 1942 photo by Jack Delano. FSA / OWI photograph. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Suffrage Hikers Arrive: 1913

Suffrage Hikers Arrive: 1913

Women's suffrage hikers arriving in Washington D.C. from New York City, 1913. Busy street view with streetcars, autos and horse drawn carriage. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Paying Off Subway Strikers: 1916

Paying Off Subway Strikers: 1916

Paying off subway strikers, 1916. Location not included with photo, but probably New York City. Subway car at platform during strike. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Alaska Avalanche: early 1900s

Alaska Avalanche: early 1900s

Avalanche of snow across railroad tracks blocking locomotive, between 1900 and 1930. Unknown location in Alaska. Frank and Frances Carpenter collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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