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

Engine house at City Point, Virginia, September 1, 1864 (Andrew J. Rus...

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

Engine "Government" [Commodore?] down the "banks" near Brandy, April 1864

Engine "Government" [Commodore?] down the "banks" near Brandy, April 1...

Photograph shows a train off the track laying on its side near Brandy Station, Virginia.

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

The Devastation of Railroad Equipment, Cars, and Locomotives during Railroad Riots

The Devastation of Railroad Equipment, Cars, and Locomotives during Ra...

Picryl description: Public domain image of railroad tracks, railway, train car, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

German Baghdad Railway, 190_. Alexandretta to the main Baghdad line; 2 locomotives pulling open cars

German Baghdad Railway, 190_. Alexandretta to the main Baghdad line; 2...

Picryl description: Public domain image of ruins, historic place, landmark, classical architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Under the gaslight, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Under the gaslight, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870...

K14809 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Oofty Gooft's New York Combination. Signed: Vic Arnold. Forms part of: Theatrical post... More

Mr. Hill tries it on / Gillam. - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Mr. Hill tries it on / Gillam. - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Illustration shows the Governor of New York, David B. Hill, riding backwards on the Democratic donkey labeled "Democracy" running on railroad tracks near a sign that states "Look Out for the Enlightening Expres... More

R.R. Station & steamer dock, Muskegon

R.R. Station & steamer dock, Muskegon

Public domain image of a train station in Boston, Massachusetts, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

[Engine "Nashville" of the Lincoln funeral train]

[Engine "Nashville" of the Lincoln funeral train]

Photo shows a Cleveland, Columbus & Cincinnati Railroad engine, with a portrait of Abraham Lincoln mounted on the front. The engine was one of several used to carry Lincoln's body from Washington, D.C., to Spri... More

[Railroad engine] / W.J. Morgan & Co. lith., Cleveland, O. ; designed by A.J. Johnson, Cleveland, O.

[Railroad engine] / W.J. Morgan & Co. lith., Cleveland, O. ; designed ...

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Blandy's portable steam engine and saw mills, Zanesville & Newark  Ohio

Blandy's portable steam engine and saw mills, Zanesville & Newark Ohi...

653 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hoen, A. & Co.

A mile a minute - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

A mile a minute - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

W7146 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted." Caption: A genuine English railway locomotive imported expressly for this great scene at a cost of $25000.00." Created by "The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti, N.Y. & Lon... More

Railroad engine at City Point, Virginia

Railroad engine at City Point, Virginia

Brady-Handy Collection. Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, engine, train, railroad, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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. Imagerie d'Épinal, no. 1204.

Fire engine at World's Columbian Exposition grounds while buildings were under construction

Fire engine at World's Columbian Exposition grounds while buildings we...

Photograph shows two men operating steam powered fire engine; thick black smoke blows from steamer. No. 424.

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.

[Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway locomotive]

[Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway locomotive]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train tracks, rail transportation, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Hanover Junction Pennsylvania, 1863, railroad station. Detail of engine in yard and waiting crowd

Hanover Junction Pennsylvania, 1863, railroad station. Detail of engin...

Photograph attributed to Mathew B. Brady or assistant. Original negative in National Archives.

Sourbeck house Alliance, Ohio / Aug. Hani, Lith. St. Clair St. Pittsburgh.

Sourbeck house Alliance, Ohio / Aug. Hani, Lith. St. Clair St. Pittsbu...

Print shows an exterior view of the Sourbeck House train station with passenger cars for the Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Rail Way on one track and a locomotive for the Cleveland & Pittsburgh R.W. on another... More

[City Point, Virginia "General J. C. Robinson" and other locomotives of the U.S. Military Railroad]

[City Point, Virginia "General J. C. Robinson" and other locomotives o...

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June-1864-April 1865.

Locomotive engine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Locomotive engine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

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.

The fastest time on record - Public domain portrait drawing

The fastest time on record - Public domain portrait drawing

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

The Goliah, at Wadsworth, Big Bend of Truckee River

The Goliah, at Wadsworth, Big Bend of Truckee River

No. 307. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, Nevada. Scenes on the Humboldt River. For more information about this collection, see, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.stereo

The limited mail Elmer E. Vance's famous railroad play.

The limited mail Elmer E. Vance's famous railroad play.

Public domain scan of American 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Richmond, Virginia Crippled locomotive, Richmond & Petersburg Railroad depot]

[Richmond, Virginia Crippled locomotive, Richmond & Petersburg Railroa...

Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June 1865.

A crippled locomotive in Richmond - 19th century Virginia.

A crippled locomotive in Richmond - 19th century Virginia.

Stereograph showing Union soldiers and a civilian standing on and near a locomotive at the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Depot which was destroyed by Confederate troops as they fled the city. Over 700 build... More

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

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

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, engine, train, railroad, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Locomotive [at station] - Public domain  engraving

Locomotive [at station] - Public domain engraving

Steel engraving copyrighted by the American Bank Note Co. No. 684. Line neg.? This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Railroads Locomotive; Railroads Stations; Shelf.

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

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

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

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train tracks, rail transportation, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Mexican Central Railway train at station, Mexico]

[Mexican Central Railway train at station, Mexico]

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Burlington engine number 120, the first train into Broken Bow, Nebraska,

Burlington engine number 120, the first train into Broken Bow, Nebrask...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train cars, railroad tracks, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Burlington engine number 7, said to be the first passenger train into Broken Bow, Nebraska,

Burlington engine number 7, said to be the first passenger train into ...

original size: 6x8 Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, engine, train, railroad, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[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..

The world's railroad scene / Swain & Lewis, des. & lith. 103 State, Chicago.

The world's railroad scene / Swain & Lewis, des. & lith. 103 State, Ch...

Print showing well-dressed passengers waiting as the Illinois Central Railroad train pulls into the station; also shows a steamship, horse-drawn carriage, stagecoach, and canal boat, along with a large globe di... More

Richmond, Virginia. Destroyed Richmond & Petersburg locomotive

Richmond, Virginia. Destroyed Richmond & Petersburg locomotive

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A mile a minute - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

A mile a minute - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

H11761 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Mayer, Ferd.

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

Hanover Junction, Pennsylvania--1863--Hanover Junction Railroad Statio...

People standing in front of railroad station. Photograph by Mathew B. Brady or assistant. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Engine "General Haupt," Alexandria, 1863 (Andrew J. Russel)

Engine "General Haupt," Alexandria, 1863 (Andrew J. Russel)

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.

[Composite of four railroad trains]

[Composite of four railroad trains]

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Inspection engine, D.L. & W. - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Inspection engine, D.L. & W. - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train tracks, rail transportation, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Below Hunlocks [i.e. Hunlock], Pennsylvania

Below Hunlocks [i.e. Hunlock], Pennsylvania

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train cars, railroad tracks, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Mexico - Railroad scenes: locomotive #124 in mouth of tunnel, Temaposa Canon]

[Mexico - Railroad scenes: locomotive #124 in mouth of tunnel, Temapos...

Photo by W.H. Jackson. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Pioneer locomotive C. & N.W. R.R. First locomotive to run out of Chicago, built ca. 1862

Pioneer locomotive C. & N.W. R.R. First locomotive to run out of Chica...

Photoprint copyrighted by C.D. Arnold. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Poster - A.Q. Scammon's Side tracked - Public domain lithograph

Poster - A.Q. Scammon's Side tracked - Public domain lithograph

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

Track elevating at road crossing, Joliet, Ill.

Track elevating at road crossing, Joliet, Ill.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train cars, railroad tracks, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Sourbeck house Alliance, Ohio / Aug. Hani, Lith. St. Clair St. Pittsburgh.

Sourbeck house Alliance, Ohio / Aug. Hani, Lith. St. Clair St. Pittsbu...

Print shows an exterior view of the Sourbeck House train station with passenger cars for the Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Rail Way on one track and a locomotive for the Cleveland & Pittsburgh R.W. on another... More

Destruction of the locomotives on the bridge over the Chickahominy

Destruction of the locomotives on the bridge over the Chickahominy

Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly. Inscribed over image: The R.R. Bridge was burned [?]. Trees too high. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.548) Re... More

The great train robbery - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

The great train robbery - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

Caption: Sensational and startling "hold up" of the "Gold Express", by famous western outlaws. Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." No. 7319. Forms part of: Theatrica... More

Under the gaslight, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Under the gaslight, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870...

K14809 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Oofty Gooft's New York Combination. Signed: Vic Arnold. Forms part of: Theatrical post... 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

Aqueduct at Queretaro, The - Public domain image. Dry plate negative.

Aqueduct at Queretaro, The - Public domain image. Dry plate negative.

Public domain image of an arch structure, bridge, historic place ruins, classical architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

The original "John Bull" - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

The original "John Bull" - Steam locomotive, Public domain image

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

[Railroad engineer oiling up before the start]

[Railroad engineer oiling up before the start]

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Railroad, Chugiak Anchorage Alaska - Frank G. Carpenter collection

Railroad, Chugiak Anchorage Alaska - Frank G. Carpenter collection

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

[Railroad engineer oiling up before the start]

[Railroad engineer oiling up before the start]

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.]

[Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train tracks, rail transportation, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Train bound for Atlin, British Columbia, Alaska - Frank G. Carpenter collection

Train bound for Atlin, British Columbia, Alaska - Frank G. Carpenter c...

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

[Railroad locomotive and coal car, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

[Railroad locomotive and coal car, Chicago and Alton Railroad]

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Richmond, Virginia. Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg Railroad depot. (Destroyed locomotive shown)

Richmond, Virginia. Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg Railroad depot. (De...

Public domain photograph of American Civil War era building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Locomotive no.146, Gill & Grier patent, smoke consumes(?),  Penna R.R.

Locomotive no.146, Gill & Grier patent, smoke consumes(?), Penna R.R.

Forms part of: Charles F. Himes collection of stereographs by amateur photographers in the Marian S. Carson collection.

Destruction of the locomotives on the bridge over the Chickahominy

Destruction of the locomotives on the bridge over the Chickahominy

Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly. Inscribed over image: The R.R. Bridge was burned [?]. Trees too high. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.548) Re... More

[Railroad engine] / W.J. Morgan & Co. lith., Cleveland, O. ; designed by A.J. Johnson, Cleveland, O.

[Railroad engine] / W.J. Morgan & Co. lith., Cleveland, O. ; designed ...

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

First locomotive of U.S. Railroad, Alaska

First locomotive of U.S. Railroad, Alaska

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria (Andrew J. Russel)

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria (Andrew J. Russel)

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. Published in: Civil War... More

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

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

Print shows an allegory of linking of Trans-Continental railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah; Indians and buffalo fleeing in the foreground as two trains with large hands extending from the locomotives, labeled ... More

Train in Cafetal of Temasopa [sic]

Train in Cafetal of Temasopa [sic]

Public domain photograph - New Mexico, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

New York - the opening of the Catalever Bridge across the Niagara River, December 20th - the test trains, consisting of twenty-two locomotives and twenty-two loaded gravel-cars crossing the bridge

New York - the opening of the Catalever Bridge across the Niagara Rive...

Illus. in: Microfilm copy of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, v. 57 (1883-4), p. 293. Reference copy may be in LOT 4429 D. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... More

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

[Locomotive number 501 and tender, Chicago & Alton railroad]

[Locomotive number 501 and tender, Chicago & Alton railroad]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train tracks, rail transportation, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The express train - Print, Library of Congress collection

The express train - Print, Library of Congress collection

Train passing under bridge. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonne / complied by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1944.

[City Point, Virginia Another locomotive at the same point]

[City Point, Virginia Another locomotive at the same point]

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Nozzles - side and back sections]

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Nozzles - side a...

Public domain scan of an architecture diagram, plan, or drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description.

The progress of the century - the lightning steam press, the electric telegraph, the locomotive, [and] the steamboat

The progress of the century - the lightning steam press, the electric ...

Man using telegraph in foreground; in background are people using steam press, steamboat, and locomotive. 4614 U.S. Copyright Office. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, ... More

The first steam engine designed and built in the United States, by Oliver Evans, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1801 / Drawing by Thomas Arnold McKibbin.

The first steam engine designed and built in the United States, by Oli...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an industrial equipment, workshop, assembly line, factory, power engine, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Richmond, Virginia Damaged locomotives] - 19th century Virginia.

[Richmond, Virginia Damaged locomotives] - 19th century Virginia.

Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June 1865.

[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 ...

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. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library ... More

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

["General Haupt" locomotive, used by General Herman Haupt during the C...

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

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.

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

[Four-stroke gasoline-powered internal-combustion engine designed by Nicolaus A. Otto]

[Four-stroke gasoline-powered internal-combustion engine designed by N...

Public domain illustrated book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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

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

Picryl description: Public domain image of a steam locomotive, train cars, railroad tracks, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

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.

[Crowd at railroad station, Sylvan Beach, New York]

[Crowd at railroad station, Sylvan Beach, New York]

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Locomotive sheds, AEF Base, Vladivostock
The fastest train in the world. N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. Empire State Express taken wh[en] [ru]nning 66 miles per hour.

The fastest train in the world. N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. Empire State Ex...

Photograph shows N. Y. C. & H. R. train speeding along railroad track with black smoke billowing from smoke stack. Copyright 1900 by Geo. A. Dressel, Buffalo, N. Y.

[City Point, Virginia Another locomotive at the same point]

[City Point, Virginia Another locomotive at the same point]

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.

Richmond, Virginia. Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg Railroad depot. (Destroyed locomotive shown)

Richmond, Virginia. Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg Railroad depot. (De...

Public domain photograph of American Civil War era building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Nashville, Tenn. Railroad yard and depot with locomotives; the Capitol in distance]

[Nashville, Tenn. Railroad yard and depot with locomotives; the Capito...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Hood before Nashville. Continuing his policy of the offensive at any cost, Gen. John B. Hood brought his reduced army before the defenses of Nashvill... More

The great race for the Western stakes 1870

The great race for the Western stakes 1870

Print shows Cornelius Vanderbilt and James Fisk in a race for control of New York's rails. Throughout 1868 and 1869, the two men had fought for control of the Erie Railroad. (See also "The Statue Unveiled," no.... More

[Railroad engine] / W.J. Morgan & Co. lith., Cleveland, O. ; designed by A.J. Johnson, Cleveland, O.

[Railroad engine] / W.J. Morgan & Co. lith., Cleveland, O. ; designed ...

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Blandy's portable steam engine and saw mills, Zanesville & Newark  Ohio

Blandy's portable steam engine and saw mills, Zanesville & Newark Ohi...

653 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hoen, A. & Co.

Engine "Fred Leach? (i.e.) The General

Engine "Fred Leach? (i.e.) The General

Printed on mount: (Miller, v. 8, p. 277). Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, engine, train, railroad, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 487 (1866 April 2... More

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

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

Print shows overhead, side, and front views of steam locomotive for use on roadways. Illus. in: Life of Richard Trevithick, with an account of his inventions / by Francis Trevithick, C.E. Illustrated with engr... More

Summit near Villar, The - Public domain image. Dry plate negative.

Summit near Villar, The - Public domain image. Dry plate negative.

Picryl description: Public domain image of railroad tracks, railway, train car, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

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

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

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, engine, train, railroad, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Seventeen mile grade near Everet's, mammoth plate negative

Seventeen mile grade near Everet's, mammoth plate negative

Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, train car, railroad, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[A three-horsepower internal combustion engine that ran on coal gas]

[A three-horsepower internal combustion engine that ran on coal gas]

Illus. in: The gas and oil engine / by Dugald Clerk. New York : J. Wiley & sons, [1896]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : L... More

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