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Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandri...

Photograph shows a railroad yard of the Orange & Alexandria Railroad in Alexandria, Virginia. Photograph taken from the top of the roundhouse. No. 293. Title from item.

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.

R.R. turntable, Petersburg, VA. (Andrew J. Russel)

R.R. turntable, Petersburg, VA. (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows the turntable in a railroad yard in Petersburg, Virginia. Title from item.

[Railroad yard, Chattanooga, Tennessee]

[Railroad yard, Chattanooga, Tennessee]

Photograph shows a pile of bent rails with a Western & Atlantic Railroad flatcar in the foreground and buildings in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc.; 2011; (D... More

Engine house at City Point, VA., September 1, 1864 (Andrew J. Russel)

Engine house at City Point, VA., September 1, 1864 (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows railroad tracks leading to the engine house at City Point on the City Point and Army railroad. No. 138. Title from item.

New import pier no. 27 north

New import pier no. 27 north

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, 2005-2017. Philadelphia and Readin... More

D.L. & W. R.R. yards, Scranton, Pa

D.L. & W. R.R. yards, Scranton, Pa

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011616. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Lake front, south of Randolph Street viaduct
The Great railway strikes--miles of burned freight-cars in the railroad yards about Chicago

The Great railway strikes--miles of burned freight-cars in the railroa...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1894 July 28, p. 704.

Ground level view of freight yards

Ground level view of freight yards

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

Birds-eye view of freight yards

Birds-eye view of freight yards

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

Oakwood yards

Oakwood yards

Title from jacket. Possibly Oakwood Junction, Allen Park, Michigan, or Oakwood, Melvindale, Mich. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Junction yards, Kirby Avenue freight station, Michigan Central Railroad, Detroit

Junction yards, Kirby Avenue freight station, Michigan Central Railroa...

Title devised by cataloger. Title from jacket: Junction yards. Forms a panorama with negative D418-4 B; may have other sections not in collection. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of... More

Davison yards, probably Mich.

Davison yards, probably Mich.

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

C. & A. Chicago and Alton Railroad shops at Bloomington, Ill

C. & A. Chicago and Alton Railroad shops at Bloomington, Ill

"100" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042375. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Panorama of Chicago lake front

Panorama of Chicago lake front

Postcard shows a panoramic view of the Chicago waterfront with large railyards. Title from item. Copyright 1900 E. C. Kropp, Milwaukee.

Trains in railroad yards

Trains in railroad yards

Photograph shows in the foreground passengers boarding and exiting a two car train; in the background other trains enter and exit the railroad yard.

Track to be straightened in the Bloomington yards

Track to be straightened in the Bloomington yards

"21" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042301. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Chesapeake & Ohio Railraod, Hinton Yards, Hinton, Summers County, WV

Chesapeake & Ohio Railraod, Hinton Yards, Hinton, Summers County, WV

Significance: Hinton lies in a mountainous area of southern West Virginia at a point where the Greenbriar River flows into the New River. Only six families lived in the area when the railroad arrived, bought t... More

Kirby Avenue freight station, Michigan Central Railroad

Kirby Avenue freight station, Michigan Central Railroad

Title from jacket. Forms a panorama with negative D418-32; may have other sections not in collection. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 4. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Track to be straightened in the Bloomington yards

Track to be straightened in the Bloomington yards

"20" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042300. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Cotton scene in Houston and Texas Central Railway yards, Houston, Texas

Cotton scene in Houston and Texas Central Railway yards, Houston, Texa...

Photograph shows a slightly elevated view of railroad yard with flatcars loaded with bales of cotton; men can be seen sitting or standing on bales.

Largest engine in the world, Cavalry in foreground mounted on horses

Largest engine in the world, Cavalry in foreground mounted on horses

H99113 U.S. Copyright Office Photographer's address: Chicago. No. 9943 B. Copyright deposit; Chicago & Alton Railroad Co.; September 5, 1907.

Snapshot--In the New York Central yards

Snapshot--In the New York Central yards

Print shows locomotive with billowing smoke in the railroad yard, New York City.

Birds eye view, west bottoms from Cursy Coats [i.e., Kersey Coates] Drive, Kansas City, Mo.

Birds eye view, west bottoms from Cursy Coats [i.e., Kersey Coates] Dr...

H121507 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; W. H. Jones; June 17, 1909. Copyright claimant's address: Kansas City, Mo.

Looking over I.C. tracks to Michigan Ave.

Looking over I.C. tracks to Michigan Ave.

Skyline of Chicago with railroad yard in foreground. Copyright by S.R. Hamilton.

[Railroad yard at Union Station, Washington, D.C.]

[Railroad yard at Union Station, Washington, D.C.]

National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). No. 646.

View in yards of Ayer-Lord tie plant, Carbondale, Ill.

View in yards of Ayer-Lord tie plant, Carbondale, Ill.

Photograph shows an overview of the Ayer-Lord Tie Company railroad yard with bundles of cross ties on railroad tracks. Title from item.

Alfred Stieglitz - In the New York Central yards (1903)

Alfred Stieglitz - In the New York Central yards (1903)

Print shows train with locomotive and billowing smoke in railroad yard. Illus. in: Camera Work, no. 36, October 1911, plate XIV. Title from item.

New York Central Bldg. & tracks made May 2nd 1911

New York Central Bldg. & tracks made May 2nd 1911

J155406 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Irving Underhill, New York. No. C-8084.

Birdseye view, Aberdeen, S.D., the north side

Birdseye view, Aberdeen, S.D., the north side

Postcard shows general panoramic view of Aberdeen, South Dakota with rail yards. J1699874 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 976. Title from item. Copyright N. A. Brothers, Aberdeen, So. Dak.

Norfolk and Western Ry. Co. Coal Yards, at Lamberts Point, Norfolk, Va.

Norfolk and Western Ry. Co. Coal Yards, at Lamberts Point, Norfolk, Va...

J20554[...] U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; F. J. Conway; August 26, 1915.

Joseph Pennell - Train yard, St. Louis

Joseph Pennell - Train yard, St. Louis

Print shows steam train with billowing smoke entering train yard. Wuerth, 591. Edition of 20. Signed on stone and in pencil with note: commerce train yard, St. Louis. (Source: Beall) Place of creation based on ... More

Joseph Pennell - [The terminal, Weehawken]

Joseph Pennell - [The terminal, Weehawken]

Prints shows bird's-eye view of Weehawken, New Jersey, railyard with the Hudson River and New York City in the background. Library has two impressions. No. 696-1: [His Railroad series] Wuerth, 696. Edition of ... More

Varenness [sic] showing railroad yard constructed by Americans

Varenness [sic] showing railroad yard constructed by Americans

Photographer's address: 613 14th St., Wash., D.C. No. 171. Gift; Breckenridge Long; 1953.

Railroads. Unloading of boxcars, B&O
Steel plant on the Ohio River. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Steel plant on the Ohio River. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Bird's-eye view of Jones & Laughlin Steel Company plant rooftops and rail yard. Original negative missing. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Over... More

[Locomotive and a watertower at the Erie Railroad yards, Jersey City, N.J.] / World Telegram & Sun photo by Al. Aumuller

[Locomotive and a watertower at the Erie Railroad yards, Jersey City, ...

NYWT&S staff photograph. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Steel plant on the Ohio River. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Steel plant on the Ohio River. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Bird's-eye view of Jones & Laughlin Steel Company plant rooftops and rail yard.

Work goes on 24 hours a day at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Work goes on 24 hours a day at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North West...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

Working with a small steam drop hammer at the blacksmith shop in the Santa Fe R.R. shops, Topeka, Kansas

Working with a small steam drop hammer at the blacksmith shop in the S...

12002-5. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso yard, C...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

Spreading asbestos mixture on boiler of a locomotive at the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, 40th Street locomotive shops

Spreading asbestos mixture on boiler of a locomotive at the C & NW RR ...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... More

General view of the city and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad, Amarillo, Texas. Santa Fe R.R. trip

General view of the city and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railro...

12002-6. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

Tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western rai...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

A completely overhauled engine on the transfer table at the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad locomotive shops, Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is now ready to go into service

A completely overhauled engine on the transfer table at the Atchison, ...

Image similar to USW36-688. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-7. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.... More

Two employees at the roundhouse at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Two employees at the roundhouse at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicag...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

General view of the hump, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad classification yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of the hump, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western ...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... More

A worker in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR., Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

A worker in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR., Proviso yard, Chicago, I...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

Working on a locomotive at the 40th Street shop of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Working on a locomotive at the 40th Street shop of the C & NW RR i.e. ...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... More

Welder at the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad locomotive shops, 40th Street shops, Chicago, Ill

Welder at the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad locomo...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... More

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, a general view of a classification yard at Proviso Yard, Chicago, Ill

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, a general view of a...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

Locomotive in a railroad yard, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western RR (?), near Chicago, Ill.(?)

Locomotive in a railroad yard, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Wes...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

Belt Railway, looking toward the west yard of clearing yard, taken from bridge of hump, Chicago, Ill.

Belt Railway, looking toward the west yard of clearing yard, taken fro...

Photo shows the clearing yard at the Belt Railway Company of Chicago, taken from a structure above the hump tracks. (Source: Flickr Commons project and Bill Gustason, Chicago Area Rail Junctions, Hayford/Cleari... More

General view of one of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad yards, Chicago, Ill

General view of one of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... More

Workers at the roundhouse of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad Proviso Yard, Chicago, Ill

Workers at the roundhouse of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North West...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... More

General view of one of the classification yards of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

General view of one of the classification yards of the C & NW RR i.e. ...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... More

Belt Railway, looking toward the west yard of clearing yard, taken from bridge of the hump, Chicago, Ill.

Belt Railway, looking toward the west yard of clearing yard, taken fro...

Photo shows the clearing yard at the Belt Railway Company of Chicago, taken from a structure above the hump tracks. (Source: Flickr Commons project and Bill Gustason, Chicago Area Rail Junctions, Hayford/Clea... More

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