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Locomotive engine

Photograph shows locomotive engine on display.

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station.

Locomotive and tender, Great Western Railway, Canada

Photograph shows the locomotive "Spitfire" and tender.

First locomotive to cross Allegheny Mountains

Photograph shows a group of passengers, including a woman, sitting and standing at the front of a Sandusky locomotive.

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph showing two locomotives pulling into the Union Mills Station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in Clifton, Virginia. Two soldiers stand guard on the bank at right.

Eastern view of round house and depot, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph shows a locomotive moving away from the roundhouse at the Orange & Alexandria railroad yard in Alexandria, Virginia. Railroad signal lights on pole in foreground.

The President, Directors & Co. of the Powow River Bank will pay five hundred dollars to bearer on demand. Salisbury, Mass.

Print shows a railroad locomotive with fuel, freight, and passenger cars at top left, with buildings in the background. Circular design with large "D" and "Five Hundred Dollars" appears on lower left corner and... more

["Gen. Haupt" locomotive, used by Gen. Herman Haupt during the Civil War (1861-1865)]

Photograph shows the "Gen. Haupt" locomotive and five men posed inside the car and outside near the railroad tracks.

Engine "E.M. Stanton," Alexandria, July 1864

Photograph shows the locomotive "E.M. Stanton," built in 1862 and named for the secretary of war, on a turntable at the Alexandria railroad station.

Engine W. H. Whiton, and President's car, Alexandria, January,1865

Photograph shows a United States Military Railroad locomotive, W.H. Whiton, and the president's rail car, later used as Lincoln's funeral car.

Madras Railway Engine

Artist: James Mudd.Artist Bio: British, 1821 - 1906.Creation Date: c. 1865.Process: unidentified.Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White.Accession Number: 2000.005.004

[View of a brewery? in Peru, Ill., showing a wagon loaded with kegs and a railroad train]

Photograph shows railroad train stopped in front of building; men standing near wagon loaded with kegs.

The express train

Train passing under bridge.

"Does not such a meeting make amends?" / FB.

Print shows an allegory of linking of Trans-Continental railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah; Indians and buffalo fleeing in the foreground as two trains with large hands extending from the locomotives, labeled ... more

Engine #183

Artist: James Mudd.Artist Bio: British, 1821 - 1906.Creation Date: 1870.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White ... more

Dutch States Railway, Beyer Peacock Manufacturing, Manchester

Artist: James Mudd.Artist Bio: British, 1821 - 1906.Creation Date: 1872.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White.Accession Number: 2003.035.002

Arrival of the first locomotive in Arizona

Stereograph showing men posing on and near a locomotive, probably in Yuma, Arizona.

Old "31" the Pioneer engine of Arizona

Stereograph showing men posing on and near a locomotive, probably in Yuma, Arizona.

Idaho. Boise. Train standing in Short Line Depot

Photograph shows a train sitting in empty depot.

Frankenstein trestle 80 feet high, 500 long.

Photograph shows railroad train moving upwards on trestle.

[The Brighton Beach Hotel, Brooklyn, N.Y., being moved away from beach front]

Hotel moved using flatcars on 20 railroad tracks, pulled by locomotives.

[Central Railroad and Volcano de Agua, Guatemala]

Train on tracks, volcano in background.

Guadeloupe [i.e. Guadalupe] near Zacetecas [i.e. Zacatecas], Mexico

Photo shows locomotive number 57 of the Mexican Central Railway, at the Zacatecas station, ca. 1887. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2012)

[Guadalupe near Zacatecas, Mexico]

Photo shows locomotive number 57 of the Mexican Central Railway, at Guadalupe, Zacatecas station, ca. 1887. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2012)

Topping Off

Men loading logs on railroad train.

The original John Bull

First locomotive used for passenger traffic in America and 2 cars with men posed around the train.

The original "John Bull"

Locomotive of Camden & Amboy Railroad Company.

The fastest time on record

Photograph shows a train running under full steam.

They can't hold up this train! / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows President Cleveland as a railroad engineer driving a locomotive labeled "Administration R.R." that is roaring out of a tunnel labeled "Business Depression Tunnel", and knocking out of the way legisl... more

Sunset Limited, Southern Pacific Ry. /

"Taken at Fingal, Cal., where the world-renowned "Sunset Limited" trains pass each other. One runs on a side track, and the other dashes by at a high rate of speed. Switch is then turned, and the train passes o... more

Jerusalem (El-Kouds). The railway station / American Colony, Jerusalem.

Photograph shows a locomotive, "Ramleh (J&J no. 3)", a 2-6-0 locomotive built by Baldwin in 1890.

[Los Angeles, Calif. LaGrande Station]

Photo of railroad trains in station.