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Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engraved by H. Adlard.

Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engra...

Print shows the River Conwy in North Wales with boats on shore in the foreground and the Conwy Castle with a railroad bridge, designed by Robert Stephenson, extending across the river in the background. Also sh... more

[Seven men on a bridge construction]

[Seven men on a bridge construction]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

The War in Virginia - rebuilding railway bridge over Goose Creek, near Manassas Gap, by Col. Geary, 28th Pennsylvania Regiment / sketched by -- Edwin Forbes.

The War in Virginia - rebuilding railway bridge over Goose Creek, near...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 May 10, p. 41. Reference copy in LOT 4420B.

[Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh [sic] Railroad, April 18, 1863]

[Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh [sic] Railroad, A...

Photograph shows several men at the construction site of the Potomac Creek Bridge. E.C. Sneed is seated at right. Title and caption information taken from another view, LOT 11486-H, no. 8.

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to Perryville, Maryland / from a photograph by Schrieber & Son, Philadelphia.

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to...

Construction scene, with workers and supplies at site of unfinished bridge. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Dec. 22, 1866, p. 217. Reference copy in LOT 4429-D.

[Images of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge (East River Bridge), New York City]

[Images of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge (East River Bridge)...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 14, (1870 Dec. 17), p. 812.

Inside views of the East River Bridge caisson, Brooklyn, N.Y. / from sketches by our special artist.

Inside views of the East River Bridge caisson, Brooklyn, N.Y. / from s...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 31, no. 785 (1870 Oct. 15), p. 76.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

On mount: Popular Series American Views. Title from item.

New York--completing a great work--lashing the stays of the Brooklyn Bridge / from a sketch by a staff artist.

New York--completing a great work--lashing the stays of the Brooklyn B...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1883 April 28, p. [149]

Erection gang

Erection gang

Photograph shows group portrait of the men who worked on the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 15. Album documen... more

Men working with pulley system to move iron beams used for Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge project, New South Wales, Australia

Men working with pulley system to move iron beams used for Hawkesbury ...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 43. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

Completed pontoon

Completed pontoon

Photograph shows men atop pontoon to be used in erecting Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia; two women watch in foreground. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S... more

March 8th, Caisson 4, in position C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

March 8th, Caisson 4, in position C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows caisson on barge to be used in erecting Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia; surrounded by boats. Title from item. Another caption on item: "Anderson - Barr plant." In a... more

First span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge on pontoon, New South Wales, Australia, being viewed by people on boat

First span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge on pontoon, New South Wa...

Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 12. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: Engineering Soc... more

Starting pontoon, 335' x 61' x 10' C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Starting pontoon, 335' x 61' x 10' C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows constructing pontoon for use in erecting Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 5. Album documents t... more

First span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge on pontoon, New South Wales, Australia

First span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge on pontoon, New South Wa...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 11. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

E.K. Morse, S.V. Ryland, and others outside the office of Ryland & Morse for the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge project, Bangar Island, New South Wales, Australia

E.K. Morse, S.V. Ryland, and others outside the office of Ryland & Mor...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 15b. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Pontoon C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Pontoon C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows men with steam engine or boiler and pontoon to be used in erecting Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W.,... more

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 15a. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Ageria - Ryland - Morse

Ageria - Ryland - Morse

Photograph shows Edwin K. Morse, Samuel V. Ryland, and others aboard boat, probably to view the first span of the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Mor... more

The first friction drum pile driver seen in Australia - sold for more than original cost

The first friction drum pile driver seen in Australia - sold for more ...

Photograph shows men working on pile driver brought to Australia for Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge project, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 3... more

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

Steam engine and barrels used for Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge proj...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 40. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

Men atop pontoon to be used in erecting Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Men atop pontoon to be used in erecting Hawkesbury River Railway Bridg...

Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 9a. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: Engineering Soc... more

Homeward bound C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Homeward bound C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows timber framework on pontoon floating back to shore after placement of span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, upon piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Haw... more

Span no. 5 approaching pier no. 5 C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 5 approaching pier no. 5 C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon, floating towards piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., ... more

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, o...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17f. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Span no. 1 on rocks

Span no. 1 on rocks

Photograph shows span for the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 20a. Album documents the role of the... more

Span waiting for spring tide of 8'-6" C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span waiting for spring tide of 8'-6" C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 24. Album documents... more

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge upon piers, New South Wales, Australia

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge upon piers, New South Wales, A...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17b. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Hawkesbury River quarry for piers

Hawkesbury River quarry for piers

Photograph shows men posed with tools in rock quarry for the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 19a. Album docume... more

Landing a span C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Landing a span C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows span number 5 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon, floating close to piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge... more

The boys C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

The boys C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows group portrait of workers on Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, posed on pontoon. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 32. Album docu... more

Detail of ironwork on the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Detail of ironwork on the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South W...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17i. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Workers posed on span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Workers posed on span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wa...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 23. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

1st span landed - note 65' overhand bracing of trusses

1st span landed - note 65' overhand bracing of trusses

Photo shows span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge placed on piers, New South Wales, Australia] Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17a. Album documents the role of the Chica... more

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon, en route to piers

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, o...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17e. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

[Newly installed span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, with men posed on it, probably E.K. Morse and S.V. Ryland]

[Newly installed span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wa...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17c. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Men on barge with ironwork structure for the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Men on barge with ironwork structure for the Hawkesbury River Railway ...

Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 19. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: Engineering Soc... more

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon floating towards piers

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, o...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17g. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Swinging span no. 5 into place on piers C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Swinging span no. 5 into place on piers C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon, floating towards piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., ... more

Span number 5 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon, moves towards piers C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span number 5 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Aus...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 26. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

Span no. 6 lacking

Span no. 6 lacking

Photograph shows Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, with one span not yet installed. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 34. Album documents the role... more

Span number 5 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, atop timber framework on pontoon, being pushed by small boats C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span number 5 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Aus...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 29. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

Men on caisson for the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Men on caisson for the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wale...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 18. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

Detail of ironwork on the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia

Detail of ironwork on the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South W...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17j. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

1st span erected

1st span erected

Photograph shows span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon floating to position between piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17h. A... more

Floating span no. 4

Floating span no. 4

Photograph shows span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge on pontoon, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 16. Album documents the role of the Chicag... more

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, on pontoon

Span of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, o...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 17d. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Scaffolding for construction of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, moves away from span atop timber framework on pontoon C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Scaffolding for construction of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New S...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 25. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of: ... more

Caison badly listed and out of line

Caison badly listed and out of line

Photograph shows men on caisson for the Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 18a. Album documents the role of the C... more

Span no. 6 landed - safe C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 6 landed - safe C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows span no. 6 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, in position between piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 37. Album documents ... more

Span no. 6 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, floating on pontoon towards piers C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 6 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Austra...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 35b. Album documents the role of the Chicago firm Ryland & Morse in constructing the ironwork for the bridge. Forms part of:... more

Landing span no. 6 C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Landing span no. 6 C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows span no. 6 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, floating into position between piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 36. Album... more

Span no. 6. The last trip C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Span no. 6. The last trip C. Bayliss photo, Sydney

Photograph shows span no. 6 of Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, New South Wales, Australia, floating on pontoon towards piers. Title from item. In album: E.K. Morse. Hawkesbury Bridge, N.S.W., page 35a. Album d... more

U.S. Reports: Wade v. Travis County, 174 U.S. 499 (1899)

U.S. Reports: Wade v. Travis County, 174 U.S. 499 (1899)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 174; October Term, 1898; Wade v. Travis County

U.S. Reports: Rider v. United States, 178 U.S. 251 (1900)

U.S. Reports: Rider v. United States, 178 U.S. 251 (1900)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 178; October Term, 1899; Rider v. United States

New East River Bridge, in course of construction, New York City, U.S.A

New East River Bridge, in course of construction, New York City, U.S.A

H10439 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright, 1901 by R. R. Whiting. On mount: Twentieth Century Series. No. 425. Title from item.

Work in roadway, Blackwell's Island Bridge

Work in roadway, Blackwell's Island Bridge

Bridge under construction, New York City. George Grantham Bain Collection. No. 1680-3.

Interior the great Blackwell's Is. bridge (showing two decks), East River, New York, U. S. A

Interior the great Blackwell's Is. bridge (showing two decks), East Ri...

H107550 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1908 by H.C. White Co. On mount: H.C. White Co., Chicago, New York, London. On mount: The "Perfec" Stereograph. (Trade Mark.) Patented April 14, 1903. No. 79. Title from item.

Building the Blackwell's Is. bridge,--the completed central span, New York, U. S. A

Building the Blackwell's Is. bridge,--the completed central span, New ...

H107549 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1908 by H.C. White Co. On mount: H.C. White Co., Chicago, New York, London. On mount: The "Perfec" Stereograph. (Trade Mark.) Patented April 14, 1903. No. 78. Title from item.

Manhattan Bridge, made March 23rd, 1909

Manhattan Bridge, made March 23rd, 1909

Marine terminal in foreground; bridge under construction in background. H127329 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Irving Underhill, New York. No. D-441.

N.Y.C. - Bridges - Manhattan
Bridge construction, Tegucigalpa & Comayaguela, Honduras

Bridge construction, Tegucigalpa & Comayaguela, Honduras

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Date from negatives in same range. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Pho... more

Manhattan suspension bridge, showing completed cables, East River, New York, U.S.A

Manhattan suspension bridge, showing completed cables, East River, New...

J135700 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1909 by H.C. White Co. On mount: The "Perfec" Stereograph. (Trade Mark.) Edition de Luxe. Patented April 14, 1903. No. 13609. Title from item.

[The Bridge at Hell Gate] / J. Pennell.

[The Bridge at Hell Gate] / J. Pennell.

Title from Beall. Signed in pencil. Library has 5 impressions. Plate in LC. Wuerth, 670 (first state) American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collection / compiled by Karen F. Beall.... Ba... more

Construction men, bushmen, sawmill men & chauffeurs wanted. Join the 242nd Canadian Forestry [section of text cut away: Overseas?] Battalion

Construction men, bushmen, sawmill men & chauffeurs wanted. Join the 2...

Poster showing a forester holding a pike, and a small night scene of men building a log bridge. Title from item.

To build anything, to fight anything ... 5th Overseas Pioneer Battalion, C.E.F.

To build anything, to fight anything ... 5th Overseas Pioneer Battalio...

Poster shows soldiers building a bridge while airplanes fly overhead; in background soldiers fighting. Title from item.

[Hell Gate Bridge being constructed, New York City]
Bridge construction

Bridge construction

Title devised by Library staff. On neg: A678. Date based on date of negatives in same range. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.l... more

View of Chateau Thierry and the famous bridge where the Marine (Devil Dogs) stopped the Hun hoards on their march on Paris

View of Chateau Thierry and the famous bridge where the Marine (Devil ...

J236977 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Mann & Landry; September 26, 1919; DLC/PP-1919:46043. On front: "Photographed by W. L. Mann, Aug. 25, 1919 of Mann & Landry, 325 N. Howard St., Baltimore, Md." No. 102-F.

Bridge construction

Bridge construction

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on date of negatives in same range. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp... more