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John Currie - Mauretania

John Currie - Mauretania

This photograph is taken in Canada Dock in Liverpool, 1909. The gentleman in uniform is “Mauretania’s” first Chief Engineer, John Currie. ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside... More

Tenor Slide Trombone in B-flat

Tenor Slide Trombone in B-flat

José Ramis (Spanish, Madrid, active 1843–51) Madrid, Spain

Snow Slide Mountain, Headwaters of the American River

Snow Slide Mountain, Headwaters of the American River

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 633. LOT subdivision subject: Placerville Tahoe Route. This record contains unverified old data f... More

Serrated rocks or Devil's Slide (near view) - Weber Cañon, Utah

Serrated rocks or Devil's Slide (near view) - Weber Cañon, Utah

Photograph shows serrated rock formations at Devils Slide, Weber Canyon, Utah. Title from item. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of the geographical and geological features,... More

The Devil's Slide, Cinnabar Mountain

The Devil's Slide, Cinnabar Mountain

No. 427. Title from item. Part of series: Scenery of the Yellowstone, 1871.

The Devil's Slide, Cinnabar Mountain

The Devil's Slide, Cinnabar Mountain

No. 424. Title from item. Part of series: Scenery of the Yellowstone, 1871.

Spoiling their slide / F. Opper.

Spoiling their slide / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler spreading ashes labeled "Censure, Exposure, Desire for Reform, [and] Criticism" on a slide in the snow labeled "Slide of Public Mismanagement" to the dismay of a group of c... More

Bathers at large ocean water slide

Bathers at large ocean water slide

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

The Devil's Slide

The Devil's Slide

Copyright 1898 by Photochrom Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53203". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hd... More

Utah. The Devil's Slide, Weber Canon [Cañon]

Utah. The Devil's Slide, Weber Canon [Cañon]

Title from item. Title on inventory list: Devil's Slide, Weber Canyon. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51184". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is a... More

Snow slide near mile 53 of A.N. Railway

Snow slide near mile 53 of A.N. Railway

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

The Female Fan: "Slide Kelly, Slide!" and "What's the Decision?"

The Female Fan: "Slide Kelly, Slide!" and "What's the Decision?"

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... More

The Devil's Slide, Colorado
Toboggan slide, Beebe Lake, Cornell University

Toboggan slide, Beebe Lake, Cornell University

Photograph shows groups of adults riding down toboggan slides. Copyright 1904 by John P. Troy, Ithaca, N. Y. Title from item.

The burglar's slide for life /

The burglar's slide for life /

"The first scene shows the interior of a room in an apartment house. A burglar enters and seeing a portable vapor bath in the corner of the room gets into it to hide. Presently two ladies enter. One is the lady... More

Launch Party - Mauretania

Launch Party - Mauretania

People attending the official launch party of the Mauretania...Built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever bui... More

Grand Entrance - Mauretania

Grand Entrance - Mauretania

There were 9 decks in the Mauretania and this was the Grand Entrance on the boat deck...Also on this deck was the first-class library, the first-class lounge and music room, the first-class smoking room and the... More

Observation Room - Mauretania

Observation Room - Mauretania

The observation room was based on the promenade deck. Here passengers could view the vessel forging ahead, but had protection from the strong winds that were caused by the great speeds that Mauretania travelled... More

Mauretania's Turbines

Mauretania's Turbines

Photograph showing the assembly of a turbine rotor. Each of the blades were cut to length by hand and there were over 3 million blades in “Mauretania’s” turbines. ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous shi... More

Stern of Mauretania

Stern of Mauretania

View of the stern of the ship showing the propellers...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, sections being maufactured by Wallsend Slipwa... More

Mauretania Build

Mauretania Build

This is a view from the aft looking forward at the 'Mauretania', showing the installation of the forward coal bunkers – an original Magic Lantern slide is dated 04/04/1905...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most f... More

Promenades - Mauretania

Promenades - Mauretania

Heres a view showing the second- class promenades of the Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ... More

Onboard the Mauretania

Onboard the Mauretania

A view of the deck onboard the Mauretania, with a young boy and girl skating along the deck...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was... More

Mauretania - Room

Mauretania - Room

Here's the special state room on D deck of the "Mauretania"...Built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever buil... More

RMS Mauretania - deck

RMS Mauretania - deck

This is the boat deck of the Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever buil... More

First Class Pantry - Mauretania

First Class Pantry - Mauretania

This is one of the first class pantries on board the Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the mos... More

Kitchens - Mauretania

Kitchens - Mauretania

First and second class kitchens on RMS "Mauretania"..The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ship... More

Drawing Room - Mauretania

Drawing Room - Mauretania

Heres a view of the second-class drawing room on the RMS Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ... More

Mauretania Starting Platform

Mauretania Starting Platform

View of the engine room controls...The inner wheel you can see towards the middle of the photograph was used to control steam to the low pressure turbine for manoeuvring. The outer wheel was used for ocean stea... More

Navigating House - Mauretania

Navigating House - Mauretania

Heres a view of the navigating house on board the Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships e... More

Verandah Café - Mauretania

Verandah Café - Mauretania

On board the RMS Mauretania, was housed this spectacular verandah café. It was situated on the boat deck where passengers could sit and drink their coffee in the open air - looking out to sea...The Mauretania w... More

Mauretania - Propeller

Mauretania - Propeller

This shows one of the four bladed propellers of the Mauretania, manufactured by Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company Limited (as can be seen on one of the blades to the right)...The Mauretania was built by th... More

Anchor Men - Mauretania

Anchor Men - Mauretania

This is another illustration of the size and weight of the anchor chains of the "Mauretania". ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside...Reference: TWAS Ref: 2931/T/14..(Copyrigh... More

Boiler Uptake - Mauretania

Boiler Uptake - Mauretania

This section of the Mauretania was the lead from the boilers to the base of one of the funnels, to exhaust the smoke and flue gas...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson... More

Mauretania - Bridge Front

Mauretania - Bridge Front

A view of the bridge front of the Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyn... More

Workmen - Mauretania

Workmen - Mauretania

The aft launch cradle in position. This photograph shows some of the workmen who built the vessel...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. ..Reference: TWAS: 2931.T.6..(Copyrigh... More

Dining Room - Mauretania

Dining Room - Mauretania

This is the second class dining room on the Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever bu... More

Mauretania Continued

Mauretania Continued

Work proceeding on the double bottoms on the construction of the 'Mauretania'...Note the hydraulic riveting machine in the foreground to the right. ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built o... More

Mauretania - Promenade deck

Mauretania - Promenade deck

Heres a view of the promenade deck of the "Mauretania"...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ... More

Bower Anchor - Mauretania

Bower Anchor - Mauretania

Here is a man stood next to a bower anchor, which were usually attached one each side of the bow. This was one used on the Mauretania and the gentlemen helps demonstrate how large these anchors actually were...... More

Mauretania - Turbine Machinery

Mauretania - Turbine Machinery

Turbine machinery for the Mauretania, in the erecting shop of the makers, the Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company Limited...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd,... More

Mauretania Decks

Mauretania Decks

Photograph taken from the stern showing completed bunkers and the decks taking shape on the 'Mauretania'. ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside...Reference: TWAS: L4673.16..(C... More

Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co "Mauretania"

Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co "Mauretania"

Photograph of one of the four original propeller bosses for "Mauretania" at Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co. ..Reference: TWAS: DS.WS/143/2/3..(Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image withi... More

Library - Mauretania

Library - Mauretania

This photograph shows the bookcase in the library of the Mauretania. Situated on the boat deck, along with a lounge, music room and smoking room, the library was one of many first-class facilities on board the ... More

Mauretania Stern

Mauretania Stern

Here is a stern view showing the disposition of propellers of the Mauretania...Built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famou... More

Mauretania - Full speed ahead

Mauretania - Full speed ahead

Here's "Mauretania" at full speed, built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside...Ref number... More

Children's Room - Mauretania

Children's Room - Mauretania

The children's dining-saloon and nursery on the shelter deck of the Mauretania, was decorated with paintings illustrating nursery ryhmes by the artist J. E. Mitchell of Newcastle...The rocking horse would have ... More

Mauretania Turbine Casing

Mauretania Turbine Casing

Transportation of large components. This photograph illustrates the progress made in the use of steam between the “old” traction engine and the “new” turbine casing for ships. ..Reference: TWAS: L4720.1..(Copyr... More

Propeller from Mauretania

Propeller from Mauretania

A complete propeller assembly at Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co. for the "Mauretania" ..Reference: TWAS: DS.WS/143/2/4..(Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Co... More

Rotor - Mauretania

Rotor - Mauretania

Photograph of a completed low pressure rotor with workmen to indicate scale on the 'Mauretania'...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. ..Maufactured by Wallsend Slipway & Engi... More

[Hill with vertical rocky outcropping, Devil's Slide, Weber Canyon, Utah]
Dry Dock No. 4, Cross Section Through Slide Showing Details of Expansion Joint

Dry Dock No. 4, Cross Section Through Slide Showing Details of Expansi...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Dry Dock Number 4, Monthly Progress Photo, Head of Dock from Scaffold at Slide 8, Holbrook, Cabot, and Rollins Corporation, Contractor

Dry Dock Number 4, Monthly Progress Photo, Head of Dock from Scaffold ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Cucaracha Slide - Culebra Cut

Cucaracha Slide - Culebra Cut

J188509 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: 143 Baronne St., New Orleans, La. No. 547. Copyright deposit; Gordon Panoramic Photo Co.; December 29, 1913; DLC/PP-1914:44724.

Cucaracha Slide - Culebra Cut

Cucaracha Slide - Culebra Cut

J188510 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: 143 Baronne St., New Orleans, La. No. 546. Copyright deposit; Gordon Panoramic Photo Co.; December 29, 1913.

Cucuracha [i.e., Cucaracha] Slide -- Panama

Cucuracha [i.e., Cucaracha] Slide -- Panama

Photo shows construction of the Panama Canal. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)