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

[Early steam locomotive with toothed "propelling wheel" which gripped ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The monthly magazine. [London : Printed for R. Phillips], 1814 June 1. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bru... More

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

[Rear and side view of George Stephenson's steam locomotive and railro...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Reports on canals, railways, roads, and other subjects, made to "The Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvement" / By William Strickland ... while ... More

West Philadela. starch works

West Philadela. starch works

Drawing shows street level view of manufacturing buildings in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with railroad entering on lower left, a group of women gathered next to a small tree in the lower left corner, a ma... More

Oakland Hall near Norristown(?)

Oakland Hall near Norristown(?)

Drawing shows a large building on a hill, with a large lawn in front descending into the foreground, overlooking a smaller home or gatehouse on the lower right, next to the roadway; also shows a covered wagon o... More

Locomotive engine

Locomotive engine

Photograph shows locomotive engine on display. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer Brothers, 1852, v. 2, frontis.

Oakland Hall near Norristown(?)

Oakland Hall near Norristown(?)

Drawing shows a large building on a hill, with a portico, columns, and a large square cupola, and a large lawn in front descending into the foreground; overlooks a smaller home or gatehouse on the lower right, ... More

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

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. Title from item. Publish... More

West Philadelphia Manufacturing Cos. starch & sarina works Js. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Phila

West Philadelphia Manufacturing Cos. starch & sarina works Js. Queen d...

Print shows a street view of the factory buildings of the West Philadelphia Manufacturing Co., with street and railroad in the foreground. Title from item. Caption continues: Refined pearl starch & corn farina.... More

Locomotive and tender, Great Western Railway, Canada

Locomotive and tender, Great Western Railway, Canada

Photograph shows the locomotive "Spitfire" and tender. Attributed to London Stereoscopic Co., based on label on the back of the stereo. No. 211.

First locomotive to cross Allegheny Mountains

First locomotive to cross Allegheny Mountains

Photograph shows a group of passengers, including a woman, sitting and standing at the front of a Sandusky locomotive. LC 1391. Title from item. Published in: Pioneer Women / Linda Peavy and Ursual Smith (1998), p. 24.

Rigi Railway

Rigi Railway

Locomotive used on railroad. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 38, upper right.

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

["Gen. Haupt" locomotive, used by Gen. Herman Haupt during the Civil W...

Photograph shows the "Gen. Haupt" locomotive and five men posed inside the car and outside near the railroad tracks.

Engine "Gen. Haupt," Alexandria, 1863

Engine "Gen. Haupt," Alexandria, 1863

Photograph shows wood burning locomotive "Gen. Haupt" named for Herman Haupt, chief of Construction and Transportation, in front of the roundhouse at the Alexandria station. No. 232. Title from item.

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

"Gen. Haupt" locomotive, used by Gen. Herman Haupt during the Civil Wa...

Photograph shows the "Gen. Haupt" locomotive and five men posed inside the car and outside near the railroad tracks. Title from Prints and Photographs accessions record. Letter relating the history of the locom... More

Engine "E.M. Stanton," Alexandria, July 1864

Engine "E.M. Stanton," Alexandria, July 1864

Photograph shows the locomotive "E.M. Stanton," built in 1862 and named for the secretary of war, on a turntable at the Alexandria railroad station. No. 239. Title from item.

Engine W. H. Whiton, and President's car, Alexandria, January,1865

Engine W. H. Whiton, and President's car, Alexandria, January,1865

Photograph shows a United States Military Railroad locomotive, W.H. Whiton, and the president's rail car, later used as Lincoln's funeral car. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 11... More

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Washington on the daily adjournment of Congress

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Wa...

Illustration showing a crowd of people crossing the street between a railroad locomotive and a street railroad, with the U.S. Capitol in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 4... More

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

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

Print showing cutout designs for a steam locomotive and coal car with figures for the engineer and coal tender. Also shows the completed design for the small-scale construction paper cutout. Title from item. Im... More

The "best friend," the first locomotive built in the United States for actual service on a railroad

The "best friend," the first locomotive built in the United States for...

Illustration showing people on first excursion trip of the South Carolina Railroad, 15th January 1831; it was built at the West Point Foundery Shops in New York City. Illus. in: The history of the first locomot... More

[Composite of five railroad trains]

[Composite of five railroad trains]

In album: Engravings of the American Bank Note Company arranged by Mr. A.G. Goodall, president of the company, 1874-88, p. 45.

At Dock Street wharf / Schell & Hogan ; JL[?] sc.

At Dock Street wharf / Schell & Hogan ; JL[?] sc.

Print shows congestion of horse-drawn carts and wagons overburdened with merchanise on Dock Street, also handcarts, teamsters and longshoremen, and railroad locomotives and cars for hauling goods from ships to ... More

Arrival of the first locomotive in Arizona

Arrival of the first locomotive in Arizona

Stereograph showing men posing on and near a locomotive, probably in Yuma, Arizona. Written in pen on back of mount: Fort Yuma, Cal. on bluff in background. "Descriptive views of the American Continent" printed... More

Old "31" the Pioneer engine of Arizona

Old "31" the Pioneer engine of Arizona

Stereograph showing men posing on and near a locomotive, probably in Yuma, Arizona. Written in pen on back of mount: Yuma, Ariz., Fort Yuma, Cal. on bluff in background. "Descriptive views of the American Conti... More

Cheat River and Buckhorn Wall (Baltimore and Ohio Railroad)

Cheat River and Buckhorn Wall (Baltimore and Ohio Railroad)

12873 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

Summit near Villar, The

Summit near Villar, The

Locale in Mexico based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). "W.H.J. Phot. Co." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 3984. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949. Unverified information in... More

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

First through train from Houston, Texas, to New Orleans, Louisiana, up...

Photograph shows crowd gathered around train running through the center of town. Title from item.

[Exterior view of the (Imperial Military) Medical School (seacoast)] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[Exterior view of the (Imperial Military) Medical School (seacoast)] /...

Trains and tracks at the Imperial Military Medical School. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in French. No. 43. No. 560. In album: Imperial military and medical schools, with student and teacher po... More

Tunnel 8, Temasopa sic Canon

Tunnel 8, Temasopa sic Canon

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04107. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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

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

Title devised. Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mexican Central Railway train at station, Mexico

Mexican Central Railway train at station, Mexico

Title devised by cataloger. Attribution based on negatives with similar numbers. On train: Central Mexicano. "S S" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 30155. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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

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

"65" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04541. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Train in Cafetal of Temasopa sic

Train in Cafetal of Temasopa sic

"W.H.J. Phot. Co." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 4115. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Aqueduct at Queretaro, The

Aqueduct at Queretaro, The

"W.H.J. Phot. Co." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 03910. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Jupiter & Lake Worth R.R.

Jupiter & Lake Worth R.R.

Title in Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898): The J. & L.W. R.R. at Jupiter. "W.H.J. & Co." and "104" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 03675. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949. Head... More

The head guard on the South Eastern Railway, 1885--The engine is one of Richard Christopher Mansell's "Gunboat" 0-4-4 tanks, built for Greenwich, Woolrich and Blackheath local services

The head guard on the South Eastern Railway, 1885--The engine is one o...

Two men on locomotive and conductor(?), with left arm stretched outward, at car in foreground, London. Probably by John Thomson, F.R.G.S.

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.

New York City--Flower-show, in aid of the German and Orthopedic Hospit...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 60 (1885 March 21), pp. 80-81.

N.Y. Central and Hudson River Railroad wreck at Batavia, N.Y., Feb. 18, 1885 photo by P.B. Hausenknecht, Batavia, N.Y

N.Y. Central and Hudson River Railroad wreck at Batavia, N.Y., Feb. 18...

Photograph shows a railroad locomotive sitting on top of another locomotive. 8263 U.S. Copyright Office.

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

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

Hotel moved using flatcars on 20 railroad tracks, pulled by locomotives. Title derived from P&P catalog card for corresponding copy negative. Source unknown..

Crowded railroad depot

Crowded railroad depot

57773 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2... More

Below Hunlocks i.e. Hunlock, Pa

Below Hunlocks i.e. Hunlock, Pa

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012213. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Inspection engine, D.L. & W

Inspection engine, D.L. & W

"Ext" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032071. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

General passenger agents of some of the principal railroads

General passenger agents of some of the principal railroads

36984 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

Near Franklin, N.J

Near Franklin, N.J

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012023. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Group of Lackawanna freight engines

Group of Lackawanna freight engines

Date and locale based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011617. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Sugar cane fields, Louisiana

Sugar cane fields, Louisiana

Possibly published as a single plate and as a right section of a two-part panorama. "Detroit Photographic Co." and "06077-2-R" on negative. Listed in Detroit Publishing Co. negative log as "Sugar Cane Fields at... More

Tunnel "7", Temasopa i.e. Tamasopo Canon, Mexico

Tunnel "7", Temasopa i.e. Tamasopo Canon, Mexico

Vertical format. Listed in Detroit Publishing Co. negative log as "Near Tunnel "7", Temasopa [i.e. Tamasopa] Canon, Mexico". "W.H. Jackson Phot. Co." and "423" on negative. Commissioned by Mexican Central Railw... More

Old aqueduct at Queretaro, Mexico

Old aqueduct at Queretaro, Mexico

"Detroit Photographic Co." and "01127" on negative. Probably commissioned by Mexican Central Railway, 1891. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01127. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Seventeen mile grade near Everet's

Seventeen mile grade near Everet's

"W.H. Jackson & Co., Denver.", "01722" and "38" on negative. Commissioned by Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01722. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

They can't hold up this train! / C.J. Taylor.

They can't hold up this train! / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows President Cleveland as a railroad engineer driving a locomotive labeled "Administration R.R." that is roaring out of a tunnel labeled "Business Depression Tunnel", and knocking out of the way legisl... More

Rock Island train at State Line, September 16th 1893. opening of Cherokee Strip, Caldwell, Kansas.

Rock Island train at State Line, September 16th 1893. opening of Chero...

Photograph shows enourmous crowd gathered around and riding on locamotive. Copyright 1908 by Lee A. Perry, Caldwell, Kansas. Title from item.

The original "John Bull"

The original "John Bull"

Locomotive of Camden & Amboy Railroad Company. 19065Y U.S. Copyright Office. Original file in PR 12 SSF - Railroads Companies Camden & Amboy 1830.

The fastest time on record

The fastest time on record

Photograph shows a train running under full steam. 60344Z U.S. Copyright Office. Photo'd by A.P. Yates, Syracuse, N.Y., May 10, 1893, when Engine 999 drawing the Empire State Express train, made the record of 1... More

Double tracks and tanks (N. Y. & L. B. R. R.) near Long Branch, N. J. engine scooping water; train running 25 miles an hour.

Double tracks and tanks (N. Y. & L. B. R. R.) near Long Branch, N. J. ...

Photograph shows train moving along track; water coming from underneath train. Copyright 1894 by F. W. Blauvelt, N. Y. Title from item.

Locomotive in mouth of tunnel - Manawatu Gorge

Locomotive in mouth of tunnel - Manawatu Gorge

Photographic print made by LC from Jackson's vintage glass negative. Gift; Colorado Historical Society; 1949. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph colle... More

A.Q. Scammon's Side tracked

A.Q. Scammon's Side tracked

10778 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: The pacemaker. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3657. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library o... More

Engine, locomotive, 1500 h.p., Ste. Claire i.e. St. Clair tunnel, Port Huron, Mich

Engine, locomotive, 1500 h.p., Ste. Claire i.e. St. Clair tunnel, Port...

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 071418. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Railroad engineer oiling up before the start

Railroad engineer oiling up before the start

Title from jacket. Cf. negative D4-17222. Negative cracked upper left corner and taped. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033377. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Locomotive number 501 and tender, Chicago & Alton railroad

Locomotive number 501 and tender, Chicago & Alton railroad

Title devised. "46045 special" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

N.Y.C. R.R. (New York Central Railroad), electric locomotive

N.Y.C. R.R. (New York Central Railroad), electric locomotive

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034521. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.

Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.

Title from jacket. "H 212" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039279. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Presidential train--President McKinley and cabinet enroute through the Northwest--October, 1899

Presidential train--President McKinley and cabinet enroute through the...

McKinley and others beside flag-bedecked locomotive. 3430 U.S. Copyright Office.

Chicago and Alton Railroad, engine

Chicago and Alton Railroad, engine

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042213. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Track elevating at road crossing, Joliet, Ill

Track elevating at road crossing, Joliet, Ill

Jacket title: Chicago and Alton Railroad, track elevation at road crossing. "80" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042361. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Electric locomotive, N.Y.C. R.R. New York Central Railroad

Electric locomotive, N.Y.C. R.R. New York Central Railroad

"New York Central Lines" and "N.Y.C. & H.R." on train. "36" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 019934. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Railroad

Railroad

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.