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View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, which commencing 43 miles below passes through the [c]ity forming its chief business depot, and extends 143 miles above, on the banks of the Mississippi / photographed by E.H. Nelson, Jun., N.O.

View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, whi...

Levee with bales of cotton, African-American workers and steamboats. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 Apr. 14), p. 306 and 315.

Commissary Depot, Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.

Commissary Depot, Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.

No. B384. Title from item. Published in Miller, Photographic History of the Civil War, vol. 8, p. 21 with the caption: Quartermaster's sentry, City Point, Va., on the James. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Depot of the Commissary, Cedar Level, Virginia]

[Depot of the Commissary, Cedar Level, Virginia]

Commissary with mound of decapitated cow or bull heads in front. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 2527 VA.

[Brothers Private William Savage Moore and Private John C. Moore of Richmond "Parker" Virginia Light Artillery Battery, 1st Company Howitzers Virginia Light Artillery Battery, and I Company, 15th Virginia Infantry Regiment, in early Richmond depot shell jackets]

[Brothers Private William Savage Moore and Private John C. Moore of Ri...

Photograph shows identified soldiers in Confederate uniforms. More information is in "Glimpses of Soldiers' Lives," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/coll/SoldierbiosMoores.html Title devised by Library staff. Case: ... more

Artillery Depot, (Camp Barry) near Washington, D.C.

Artillery Depot, (Camp Barry) near Washington, D.C.

No. B586. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

City Point R.R. Depot, looking toward Petersburg

City Point R.R. Depot, looking toward Petersburg

Photograph shows railroad station and a view of the wharf in City Point, now known as Hopewell, Virginia. No. 144. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andre... more

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I.C.R.R., levee of Ohio River, Kentucky

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I....

Photograph shows a view of the levee and boats along the Ohio River; Union horse stables, and the Illinois Central Chicago and Cairo railroad, Cairo, Illinois.

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

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

Photograph shows a locomotive moving away from the roundhouse at the Orange & Alexandria railroad yard in Alexandria, Virginia. Telegraph wire insulators on utility pole in foreground. No. 104. Title from item.

Artillery Depot (Camp Barry) near Washington, D.C.

Artillery Depot (Camp Barry) near Washington, D.C.

No. B515. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

3 illus.:  1. The Presidential journey - Reception of President Lincoln in New York, on the arrival of the special trains at the Hudson River R. depot, Thirtieth Street, Thursday, Feb. 19, 1861; 2. Reception of President Lincoln at Cleveland, Ohio; 3. President Lincoln in Buffalo, N.Y.

3 illus.: 1. The Presidential journey - Reception of President Lincol...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 275 (1861 Mar. 2), pp. 232-233. Reference copy may be in PRES FILE - Inauguration. Captio... more

Arrival of the New York seventy-first regiment at the railroad depot, Washington, D.C. / from a sketch by our special artist.

Arrival of the New York seventy-first regiment at the railroad depot, ...

Wood engraving showing crowd watching regiment gathered at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station at New Jersey Avenue and C Street in Washington, D.C.

Boundary Commission depot, Siniakwateen, Pend Oreille River - Indian wigwam and canoe in the foreground, season of the flood, 1861

Boundary Commission depot, Siniakwateen, Pend Oreille River - Indian w...

Photograph shows a tepee and a canoe in the foreground, across the Pend Oreille River is the British North American Boundary Commission depot at Siniakwateen. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Bound... more

Camp Stoneman Cavalry Depot, Giesboro, Md.

Camp Stoneman Cavalry Depot, Giesboro, Md.

Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Railroad dining rooms in the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore railroad depot, Philadelphia ... Philadelphia. Colbert, Pr. 55 S. Fourth Street [1861].

Railroad dining rooms in the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore rail...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 26. Copy scanned: 1

A little plain talk with John Bull by Train, Jr. Philadelphia. For sale at Trentwith's newspaper and periodical depot, No. 107 South Third Street, [1862].

A little plain talk with John Bull by Train, Jr. Philadelphia. For sal...

A little plain talk with John Bull. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 43.

[Private Alexander T. Harris of Richmond "Parker" Virginia Light Artillery Battery in Richmond Depot jacket]

[Private Alexander T. Harris of Richmond "Parker" Virginia Light Artil...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-98. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.go... more

Beef Depot Monument

Beef Depot Monument

Partially completed Washington Monument, Washington, D.C., with herd of cattle in foreground.

Perham's grand excursion and clambake, on Wednesday, Aug 6 '62, at Rockport, Mass. the extreme point of Cape Ann. The excursion train will leave Boston from the Eastern railroad depot at 8 1-2 A. M ... returning, leave Rockport at 5 o'clock P. M

Perham's grand excursion and clambake, on Wednesday, Aug 6 '62, at Roc...

Handwritten on verso: 1862. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 69, Folder 19.

At the White House, and breaking up the comissariat depot on the Pamunky River - departure of the Union flotilla for the James River

At the White House, and breaking up the comissariat depot on the Pamun...

Steamboats on river; Union commissariat depot at White House landing burning in background. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 July 26, p. 285.

Maryland Avenue Depot, Washington, D.C., June, 1863

Maryland Avenue Depot, Washington, D.C., June, 1863

Photograph shows three men standing on the platform of the Maryland Avenue railroad station while two men stand in the street. The Capitol buildings under construction are in the distance. No. 222. Title from item.

Acquia Creek landing. Depot of supplies for the Army of the Potomac

Acquia Creek landing. Depot of supplies for the Army of the Potomac

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1918:R1.1.134) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Group at Commissary Depot, Acquia [i.e. Aquia] Creek Landing, Va., Feb. 1863

Group at Commissary Depot, Acquia [i.e. Aquia] Creek Landing, Va., Feb...

Photographs shows General John H. H. Ward and a group gathered near a railcar and a stack of wooden boxes. No. 7040. Title from item. Alternate title and photographer from Catalogue of photographic incidents of... more

Commissary Depot at Cedar Level, Va. August, 1864

Commissary Depot at Cedar Level, Va. August, 1864

No. 182. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil Wa... more

Point Lookout, Md. View of Hammond Genl. Hospital & U.S. genl. depot for prisoners of war

Point Lookout, Md. View of Hammond Genl. Hospital & U.S. genl. depot f...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 257 Sixty-three sites are listed in the margin and keyed by number to the appropriate position in the view. Inset: Headquarters of the general commanding St. Mary's... more

Cavalry Depot (Camp Stoneman) Giesboro, Md.

Cavalry Depot (Camp Stoneman) Giesboro, Md.

No. B267. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller vol. 4, p. 33". Date from record for similar image: LOT 11486-D, no. 1. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost by explosion, Charleston, S.C.

Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost ...

Stereograph shows a group of men observing the ruins of a railroad station. No. 3082. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. ... more

View of the Lynchburgh (i.e. Lynchburg) Canal, and the ruins of the Danville railroad depot, Richmond, Va.

View of the Lynchburgh (i.e. Lynchburg) Canal, and the ruins of the Da...

Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Date from negative sleeve. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of ... more

R.R. depot, Petersburg, Va.

R.R. depot, Petersburg, Va.

Photograph shows railroad tracks leading in to a United States Military Railroad station. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a pre... more

View from the Petersburgh [i.e. Petersburg] railroad Depot, Richmond, Va., looking south-west, showing a portion of the burnt district, and Gamble Hill in the distance

View from the Petersburgh [i.e. Petersburg] railroad Depot, Richmond, ...

Photo shows buildings damaged by fires that began to burn out of control after the Confederate government and troops left Richmond, Va., at the end of the Civil War. Union troops helped put the fires out when t... more

[Ruins of paper mill, near Richmond & Petersburg RR Depot, Richmond, Va. 1865]

[Ruins of paper mill, near Richmond & Petersburg RR Depot, Richmond, V...

Original glass negative: LC-B815-888. Caption card tracings: Richmond, Virginia; Shelf. Civil War, 1861-1865.

Passenger Depot at Colfax - Central Pacific Railroad

Passenger Depot at Colfax - Central Pacific Railroad

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1250. LOT subdivision subject: Donner Pass Route. This record contains unverified old data from ca... more

Upper Cisco from the Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot

Upper Cisco from the Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1260. LOT subdivision subject: Donner Pass Route. This record contains unverified old data from ca... more

Freight Depot at Colfax - Central Pacific Railroad

Freight Depot at Colfax - Central Pacific Railroad

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1249. LOT subdivision subject: Donner Pass Route. This record contains unverified old data from ca... more

Central Pacific Railroad depot at Cisco - General View

Central Pacific Railroad depot at Cisco - General View

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1257. LOT subdivision subject: Donner Pass Route This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

The jubilee of knowledge! What mathematicians have pronounced mathematically impossible, I have demonstrated to be mathematically certain! ... Wm. Isaac Loomis, Baptist pastor, Martindale Depot, Col. Co., N. Y. 1866.

The jubilee of knowledge! What mathematicians have pronounced mathemat...

Title.; Mathematics. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 127, Folder 9.

Steamer landing, and Pacific Railroad Depot - Sacramento City

Steamer landing, and Pacific Railroad Depot - Sacramento City

Scene shows steamer YOSEMITE docked. The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1076. LOT subdivision subject: Sacramento. This record contai... more

Interior of Grand Central Depot

Interior of Grand Central Depot

Stereograph showing interior view of Grand Central Station. American views. New York City. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

[Ruins at Union Depot, after the great fire of Oct. 1871, Chicago, showing wall and railroad cars]

[Ruins at Union Depot, after the great fire of Oct. 1871, Chicago, sho...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Stations; Ill. Chicago Bldgs; Ill. Chicago Hist.; Shelf.

Michigan Southern Depot

Michigan Southern Depot

After the great fire of Oct. 1871, Chicago. Stereo by Lovejoy & Foster, Chicago. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Railroads Stations; Ill. Chica... more

The New Depot

The New Depot

Steel engraving copyrighted by American Bank Note Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Locomotives; Railroads Stations RI: Shelf. Bridge.

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Grain depot, 31st and Market Sts., Phila."]

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Grain depot, 31st and Ma...

Sepia photo copyrighted by W.P. Mange & Co., Phila. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pa. Phila Bldgs. Grain depot; Railroads Ads [1874]; Railroads [ca. 1874]; Shelf.

[Pennsylvania Railroad advertising material: "Depot at Harrisburg, one hundered and five miles from Philadelphia"]
Birds eye view of St. Louis : showing the new line of the St. Louis, Kansas City & Northern Ry. running into the Union Depot.

Birds eye view of St. Louis : showing the new line of the St. Louis, K...

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 439.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest.

Across the continent - The Frank Leslie excursion to the Pacific - Scenes of frontier life in Cheyenne: 1. A party of gold miners starting for the Black Hills; 2. The Union Pacific R.R. Depot, Cheyenne; 3. Old Zip Coon [man playing fiddle]; 4. Scene in front of the Inter-Ocean Hotel

Across the continent - The Frank Leslie excursion to the Pacific - Sce...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 45, no. 1149 (1877 Oct. 6), pp. 72-73. Caption card tracings: West Towns...; Stage coaches; Mines... more

[The torpedo depot at Suda Naval Arsenal]

[The torpedo depot at Suda Naval Arsenal]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 14. No. 97. In album: Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval facilities, ports, mines, and factories, Turkey and Greece, Ottoman E... more

[The foundry and ammunition depot in Crete]

[The foundry and ammunition depot in Crete]

Located in Suda, Crete. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 7. No. 90. In album: Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval facilities, ports, mines, and factories, Turke... more

[The ammunition depot at the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The ammunition depot at the Imperial Naval Arsenal] / Abdullah Frères...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 17. No. 34. In album: The Imperial Naval Academy, Imperial Naval Arsenal, Navy Department, and bridges, Istanbul, Ottoman Empir... more

Idaho. Boise. Train standing in Short Line Depot

Idaho. Boise. Train standing in Short Line Depot

Photograph shows a train sitting in empty depot.

[Maçka Gun Depot inspection room] / the photograph studio of the Imperial School of Engineering.

[Maçka Gun Depot inspection room] / the photograph studio of the Imper...

Testing range. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 51. Photograph taken by the Imperial School of Engineering Photography Unit. (Source: Imperial self-portrait: Th... more

English depot just north of Cape Hawks, August, 1881

English depot just north of Cape Hawks, August, 1881

Photograph showing snowbank with water and mountain beyond during the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition. Title from item. No. 111.

[Composite of eight buildings in Washington, D.C.--St. James Hotel, the Ebbitt House, Riggs House, Metropolitan Hotel, National Hotel, The Arlington, Willard's Hotel, and the Baltimore & Potomac R.R. Depot]

[Composite of eight buildings in Washington, D.C.--St. James Hotel, th...

Glaser/Frey Collection of American View Books (Library of Congress) In album, p. 27.

Virginia & Truckee ore train Crown Point trestle ; Virginia & Truckee R.R. express and depot ; Early day scene in gold canyon when gold was first discovered in Nevada in 1850.

Virginia & Truckee ore train Crown Point trestle ; Virginia & Truckee ...

Photographs show trains, train depot, and trestle bridge; also earlier photograph of men looking for gold; at the Comstock Lode, Nevada. Title from item. Illus. in: Souvenir of the Comstock. Embracing the princ... more

Anselmo Railway Depot, Anselmo, Nebraska.

Anselmo Railway Depot, Anselmo, Nebraska.

summary: Note: A pregnant woman appears in this picture. original size: 6x8

Grand Central Depot, New York City

Grand Central Depot, New York City

Photoprint copyrighted by J.S. Johnston. No. 28. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Railroads.

Algiers - depot and station grounds of Algerian Railway

Algiers - depot and station grounds of Algerian Railway

Similar to photograph in Lot 11948 from negative LC-USZ62-78854. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library... more

Atlantic City, N. J., 1896. Busses [horse-drawn carriages] leaving the railroad depot

Atlantic City, N. J., 1896. Busses [horse-drawn carriages] leaving the...

Photograph shows a caravan of horse-drawn carriages leaving the West Jersey Rail Road Station. Copyright 1896 by American Mutoscope Company. Title from item.

U.S. Army and Transportation Trains at Quartermaster Depot, Santiago, Cuba

U.S. Army and Transportation Trains at Quartermaster Depot, Santiago, ...

Horses and wagons in foreground. Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley; Keystone View Co. No. 9414. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Army, US Transporta.; US Hist... more

[Scenes in Puerto Rico, 1898: natives in rail depot at Ponce]

[Scenes in Puerto Rico, 1898: natives in rail depot at Ponce]

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; Camps (Military); PR History American occupation; Refugees; Puerto Rico; Railroad stations; Shelf.

"Depot Quartermaster's" U.S. Army and transportation trains, Santiago, Cuba

"Depot Quartermaster's" U.S. Army and transportation trains, Santiago,...

Bird's-eye view with horse-drawn wagons in the foregrd.; tents and bldg. in backgrd. Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley (Keystone View Co.). No. 9414. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Cap... more

Grand Trunk Depot, Durand, Mich.

Grand Trunk Depot, Durand, Mich.

Photograph shows busy train station with trains arriving from seven different directions; several passengers lingering along platform waiting to change trains; carts loaded with supplies being pulled across tra... more

Wisconsin. Watertown C. M. & St. Paul Depot

Wisconsin. Watertown C. M. & St. Paul Depot

Photograph shows train arriving at railroad station. No. 2000. Title from item.

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