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Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

Santa Fe R.R. locomotive shops, Topeka, Kansas

C & NW RR; locomotives in the roundhouse at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

[Engraved frontispiece showing pressure cookers opposite the title page to a book suggesting the use of steam as a force to drive an engine]

[The miner's friend, a pump using steam to create a vacuum to draw water from flooded mines; known as "Mr. Savery's engine for raising water by the help of fire"]

The fire engine, common pump, &c

[Early steam locomotive with toothed "propelling wheel" which gripped a ribbed rail while other wheels rode on a smooth rail, and two coal cars]

Steam engine - Mr. Watt's double steam engine from his specification of 1782

The Upper Schuylkill Bridge at Philadelphia, from the S.E. The greatest known span, by nearly 100 feet drawn by C.A. Busby, archt. ; engraved by M. Dubourg 1 Buzton Place Lambeth

[Rear and side view of George Stephenson's steam locomotive and railroad cars of the Stockton and Darlington Railway]

Pack und transport dampfwagen auf der eisenbahn zwischen Liverpool und Manchester / Carlsruhe bei J. Velten.

Dampf eilwagen auf der eisenbahn zwischen Liverpool und Manchester / Carlsruhe bei J. Velten.

The downfall of Mother Bank

[Amphibious steam powered carriage and paddle boat designed by Oliver Evans]

These are to certify that Richard Lawrence is pursuant to law nominated and appointed one of the fireman of the City of New York painted by H. Inman ; engraved by Geo. W. Hatch

Philadelphia fire and life insurance co. Perpetual engraved by J. McGoffin at J.M. Butlers establishment 84 Chestnut St

Governors race in New Jersey. Young Hyson riding over the backs of the people. Stratton going ahead in the popular Jersey style

The telegraphic candidates

Pennington & Cos. aerial steam ship or composite ballon lith. of P.S. Duval, Philada

Carriage or fire engine

Philadelphia fire company mobile steam driven water pump

U.S. mail steam ship Baltic: Collins line. builders, hull by Brown & Bell N.Y. engines by Allaire Works N.Y.

Fire in Philadelphia J. Queen

Steam engine with 9 in. cyl. 18 in. stroke by J.T. Sutton & Co. Franklin Iron Works, Kensington, Philadelphia, U.S. Built for U. States Arsenal, Frankford, Pa. Byrne, engineer's assistant ; P.S. Duval & Co. Steam lith. press Ph

Nasmyth's patent steam hammer, copied by permission of the inventor from the machine in the great exhibition

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the opening of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad. Trial of all the steam engines of Cincinnati on the occasion of the opening of the ...Railroad

The self-propelling steam fire-engine, "J.C. Cary"

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just before the gate is broken down by the storming party - Col. Washington and his associates as captives, held by Brown as hostages

Locomotive and tender, Great Western Railway, Canada

U.S. Reports: Benjamin v. Hillard et al., 64 U.S. (23 How.) 149 (1860)

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' party attacking the insurgents - view of the railroad bridge, the engine-house, and the village / from a sketch by our special artist.

18" Caloric engine

First locomotive to cross Allegheny Mountains

Pumping engine, Fairmont

Friedensville Zinc Mines, "The President" pumping engine

Views at City Point, Va.

Eastern view of round house and depot, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

The President, Directors & Co. of the Powow River Bank will pay five hundred dollars to bearer on demand. Salisbury, Mass.

The International Exhibition of 1862 American fire engine

["Gen. Haupt" locomotive, used by Gen. Herman Haupt during the Civil War (1861-1865)]

Hanover Junction, Pennsylvania--1863--Hanover Junction Railroad Station (detail of locomotive and crowd)

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the November smash-up

Glass steam engine

Governor Dillingham, of Vermont / photographed by Black & Case, Boston. The oldest fire-engine in the United States ; Dumping ground at the foot of Beach Street, New York City / sketched by Stanley Fox.

[View of a brewery? in Peru, Ill., showing a wagon loaded with kegs and a railroad train]

[Diagram showing the mechanics of a parallel-flow turbine]

"The tyrannical military despotism of our Republic" Th. Nast

"Does not such a meeting make amends?" / FB.

Constantinople--Fire-engine and firemen

Constantinople. Fire-engine and firemen

[Close up view of front of locomotive, showing light, smoke stack and bell]

Petites constructions. Locomotive et tender / Imagerie d'Épinal.

Locomotive [at station]

Trevithick's first passenger-carrying common road locomotive, Camborne, 1801

U.S. Reports: Packet Company v. Sickles, 86 U.S. (19 Wall.) 611 (1874)

[Composite of four railroad trains]

First steam fire engine, and trip hammer

Arrival of the first locomotive in Arizona

Incorporated by the State of Pennsylvania Keely motor company engraved & published by the National Bank Note Co. New York

[Engines 4704 and 4051 of the L.S. and M.S. railroad]

Tracey sic, Minn., engine of the South Dakota division

Jupiter & Lake Worth R.R.

[Mexican Central Railway train at station, Mexico]

Idaho. Boise. Train standing in Short Line Depot

[The old-fashioned steam fire engine of the Fire Brigade]

Twentieth Century Limited

Tunnel 8, Temasopa [sic] Canon

[The ready and alert position of the steam fire engine of the Fire Brigade]

First through train from Houston, Texas, to New Orleans, Louisiana, upon the opening of Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad

[The ready and alert position of the old-fashioned steam fire engine of the Fire Brigade]

[The steam fire engine belonging to the Fire Brigade unit from the Imperial Military classes, stationed at the Imperial Yıldız Sarayı (palace)]

Stannard's Rock light house, Lake Superior

U.S. Reports: Penn. Railroad v. Locomotive Truck Co, 110 U.S. 490 (1884)

New York - method of working the car-cable of the East River Bridge

Advertisement for Westinghouse automatic engine

U.S. Reports: Morris v. McMillin, 112 U.S. 244 (1884)

Frankenstein trestle 80 feet high, 500 long.

John Brown's fort, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

New York City--Flower-show, in aid of the German and Orthopedic Hospitals, given at Fifth Avenue and Twenty-Eighth Street, March 9th-14th / Mazzanovich. Texas--The great railway strike on the Wabash and Southwestern system - The "crew" of a freight train abandoning their locomotive at the command of strikers.

U.S. Reports: McGowan v. American Pressed Tan Bark Company, 121 U.S. 575 (1887)

Pontoon C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Chatsworth horror--Engine 13 and Mr. Armstrong's private car--Aug. 11, 1887

Steam engine and barrels used for Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge project, New South Wales, Australia

Threshing in Buffalo County.

Ike Buck crew threshing in the Platte Valley near Gibbon, Buffalo County, Nebraska

Threshing on J.B. Lee farm north of Shelton, Nebraska

[Kern County, California]: McClung Ranch

[The Brighton Beach Hotel, Brooklyn, N.Y., being moved away from beach front]

Threshing in Buffalo County.

[Railroad train at the Paris Exposition, 1889]

The Engine house, M.M.A., Orchard Lake, Michigan

[Central Railroad and Volcano de Agua, Guatemala]

Inspection engine, D.L. & W

Group of Lackawanna freight engines

Floridia. Southern R.R., Punta Gorda, Florida

Sheffield Car Co., engine & dynamo, and boiler room

Old aqueduct at Queretaro, Mexico

Guadeloupe [i.e. Guadalupe] near Zacetecas [i.e. Zacatecas], Mexico

[Guadalupe near Zacatecas, Mexico]

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