Photograph showing construction on a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.
Construction scene, with workers and supplies at site of unfinished bridge. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Dec. 22, 1866, p. 217. Reference copy in LOT 4429-D.
Photograph shows a group of people standing at the base of a pine tree marking the thousand mile point on the Central Pacific Railroad at a cut through Wilhelmina's Pass, Weber Canyon, Utah; one man is standing... More
Men removing large rocks from hill for completion of the Pacific Railroad. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13, no. 648 (1869 May 29), p. 348.
Print shows large work crew laying tracks for railroad, several covered wagons and other carts and wagons, work camp in the distance, and some soldiers and Natives resting in the foreground. Title from item. Il... More
Attribution to Jackson and locale based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08428. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.
Title devised by cataloger. Attribution to Jackson based on similar negatives; possibly at village of Rascon. "S" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 30154. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.
Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).