Trains

Alaska Railroad: early 1900s

Alaska Railroad: early 1900s

Workmen laying railroad tracks in Alaska, probably at Ship Creek. Photo taken between ca. 1900 and 1927. From the Frank and Frances Carpenter collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Going Hunting: 1930s

Going Hunting: 1930s

Boys with homemade bow and arrow sets, near railroad yard. Photo taken between 1935 and 1942. Photographer not listed with the photo but probably John Vachon since other photos scanned in by LOC at the same time were Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Fountain Square, Cincinnati: 1900

Fountain Square, Cincinnati: 1900

Fountain Square, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900. Detroit Publishing Company Photograph. Nice view with streetcars. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Market Street, Philly: 1910s

Market Street, Philly: 1910s

Market Street, west from Eleventh, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo taken between 1910 and 1920. Nice old view with streetcars, cars and pedestrians. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Keep the Pot Boiling: 1903

Keep the Pot Boiling: 1903

Remember the poor: a Salvation Army Christmas box, 1903. New York City. Elevated train in the background. Sign says in part: "Free Christmas dinner to 25000 poor at the Grand Central Palace...". Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

Illinois Central Railroad freight cars in South Water Street freight terminal, Chicago, Illinois. Pabst Blue Ribbon neon sign lights up the night. 1943 photo by Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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