Trains

Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge: 1904

Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge: 1904

Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge spanning the Hudson River, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1904. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

The Bowery: 1900

The Bowery: 1900

Elevated train at The Bowery, New York City, 1900. Click on View Detailed Image to see the amazing detail. Nice view with horse-drawn wagons, stores, advertising signs, and pedestrians. Detroit Publishing Co., publisher. LOC original medium: photomechanical print.

Katy Gets Wet: 1904

Katy Gets Wet: 1904

Flood on the Katy (nickname for MK&T) line. Photograph shows a Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MK&T) railroad train under several feet of water with passengers standing on top of the locomotive and cars. 1904 photo by Gannaway. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Bathroom Break: 1860s

Bathroom Break: 1860s

Civil War photo showing Union soldiers and artillery in front of a Washington D.C. hotel near railroad tracks leading to Long Bridge. Andrew J. Russell, photographer. Photograph taken between 1861 and 1865. LOC original medium: albumen photographic print. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our American Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Engine of War: 1860s

Engine of War: 1860s

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad, with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station. Andrew J. Russell, photographer. Civil War era photo taken between 1857 and 1865. Old photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: albumen photographic print.

Bug Wash: 1943

Bug Wash: 1943

Washing a Santa Fe Railroad fifty-four hundred horse power diesel freight locomotives in the roundhouse, Argentine, Kansas. Argentine yard is at Kansas City. 1943 photo by photographer Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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