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New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

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.

[Railroad construction on the City Point and Army railroad line]

[Railroad construction on the City Point and Army railroad line]

Photograph shows construction on the railroad near City Point, Virginia. Title devised by Library staff.

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to Perryville, Maryland / from a photograph by Schrieber & Son, Philadelphia.

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to...

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.

Cheyenne Indians attacking a working party on the Union Pacific Railroad, August 4, 1867 / sketched by T.R. Davis.

Cheyenne Indians attacking a working party on the Union Pacific Railro...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Sept. 7, p. 564.

Thousand Mile Tree - Wilhelmina's Pass (Andrew J. Russel)

Thousand Mile Tree - Wilhelmina's Pass (Andrew J. Russel)

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

Work on the last mile of the Pacific Railroad--Mingling of European with Asiatic laborers / sketched by A. R. Waud.

Work on the last mile of the Pacific Railroad--Mingling of European wi...

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.

Completion of the Pacific Railroad - meeting of locomotives of the Union and Central Pacific lines: the engineers shake hands

Completion of the Pacific Railroad - meeting of locomotives of the Uni...

"Photographed by Savage & Ottinger, Salt Lake City." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 June 5, p. 356.

East portal of great bend tunnel, 6880 feet long

East portal of great bend tunnel, 6880 feet long

Photograph shows the construction site at the east portal of the Great Bend Tunnel near Talcott, West Virginia. Title from item. In Jedediah Hotchkiss photograph album of views along railroad lines and rivers f... More

Railroad building on the great plains / drawn by A.R. Waud ; A.R. Waud.

Railroad building on the great plains / drawn by A.R. Waud ; A.R. Waud...

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

Construction of mattresses, William Henry Jackson photograph

Construction of mattresses, William Henry Jackson photograph

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.

Railroad crew and tracks, Mexico

Railroad crew and tracks, Mexico

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.

New Jersey--The removal of President Garfield, with his physicians and attendants, from the White House to the Francklyn cottage, at Elberon by the sea, September 6th / from sketches by a staff artist.

New Jersey--The removal of President Garfield, with his physicians and...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1881 Sept. 24, p. 56-57.

Workmen laying the new railroad track on the night of September 5th / from sketches by a staff artist.

Workmen laying the new railroad track on the night of September 5th / ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1881 Sept. 24, p. 56.

S.C. Troubtman camp, railroad graders west of Sargent, Nebraska

S.C. Troubtman camp, railroad graders west of Sargent, Nebraska

summary: Note: Two men in the foreground are playing cards original size: 6x8

David Hall's railroad camp at West Union - surveying from Sargent to Brewster, Nebraska.

David Hall's railroad camp at West Union - surveying from Sargent to B...

summary: Note: Together with picture RG2608-3490A this photograph forms a panorama of Hall's camp. original size: 6x8

Pepper's railroad camp, Custer County, Nebraska.

Pepper's railroad camp, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: "David Hall's place on the railroad grade on the Middle Loup River from Sargent to Brewster, Nebraska." One of the men pictured in the foreground has a coyote pup resting on his shoulder. origi... More

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Vladivostok - laborers at dockside railroad tracks; city and harbor in background

Vladivostok - laborers at dockside railroad tracks; city and harbor in...

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

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