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The Old Frigate Iris with Her Freight of Cable Alongside the Great Eastern at Sheerness: The Cable Passed from the Hulk to the Great Eastern

One of the 19th century's great technological achievements was to lay a telegraphic cable beneath the Atlantic, allowing messages to speed back and forth between North America and Europe in minutes, rather than... more

"And John, he pays the freight" / F.M. Hutchins.

Print shows Queen Victoria holding up an infant labeled "Little New Duke of York. Christening Robe Cost £300." She presents the baby to John Bull who is holding a paper that states "Heavy Expense Account - Roya... more

Poor paterfamilias - the family rises and he has to pay the freight / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon where the father of an upwardly mobile family is forced to keep pace financially with his wife's ambitions; the main vignette shows the father perspiring as he works harder, using... more

Str. WILLAMETTE discharging freight at Skaguay, Alaska

Horses, bales of hay and men on pier in foregrd.

Freight train /

From Edison films catalog: The long train is just coming out of the tunnel. An engine and a header, nineteen freight cars, a caboose and a pusher engine creep slowly round the curve and up the steep grade. Fine... more

Freight team

Photograph shows teams of eight mules and two white horses attached to three wagons on dirt road; man sitting on back of mule of last team.