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William E. Henry, supervisor, Const. Corp., U.S. Mil. Rds., Alex.

William E. Henry, supervisor, Const. Corp., U.S. Mil. Rds., Alex.

Photograph shows portrait of Henry in front of painted backdrop showing military camp. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. Gift; F... more

Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds.

Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. i...

"Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map... more

Group of the Construction Corps U.S. Mil. R. Rds., with working tools, etc., Chattanooga, Tennessee

Group of the Construction Corps U.S. Mil. R. Rds., with working tools,...

Attributed to Isaac H. Bonsall based on the subject of the photograph and the photographic mount. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Tennessee Chattanooga; Constructi... more

OMEGA (One-Man Extravehicular Gimbal Arrangement)

OMEGA (One-Man Extravehicular Gimbal Arrangement)

(January 20, 1967) OMEGA (One-Man Extravehicular Gimbal Arrangement) shown here permits unlimited freedom, and was designed around a parallel pair of 32-inch-diameter thin-line angular-contact bearings with hal... more

Ballsbridge, Co. Dublin

Ballsbridge, Co. Dublin

I keep thinking I have seen this photograph before? We are back in Ballsbridge with this fine shot from Mr French. There is a lot going on which would suggest Spring Show or Horse Show? From a dating point of v... more

Dáil Chamber silent and empty

Dáil Chamber silent and empty

Until the advent of television, sights such as this were relatively rare, the inside of the national parliament was considered almost sacrosanct. Now the activity there is streamed live, relevant clips appear ... more

Dublin Horse Show

Dublin Horse Show

Uploading this photo taken at the R.D.S. (Royal Dublin Society) as the 2011 Horse Show kicks off today. The Horse Show has been running since 1864 and is a huge event on the Irish (and world) equestrian stage..... more

Repairing Bull Run Bridge. Construction Corps U.S.M.R. Rds.

Repairing Bull Run Bridge. Construction Corps U.S.M.R. Rds.

Five men in foreground and large group of men working on bridge over Bull Run Creek in the background. No. 177. Title from item.

Repairing Bull Run Bridge. Construction Corps U.S.M.R. Rds.

Repairing Bull Run Bridge. Construction Corps U.S.M.R. Rds.

Five men in foreground and large group of men working on bridge over Bull Run Creek in the background. No. 177. Title from item.