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PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
Freight cars burning at the Illinois Central Railroad yards in Kensington, near Chicago, after being set afire by rioting workers during the Pullman strike, 6 July 1894. Illustration from a contemporary American newspaper.
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CATTLE DROVERS HERDING
Texas longhorn into a boxcar in Abilene, Kansas, along the Kansas-Pacific Railway. American engraving, 1871.
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IOWA: FREIGHT TRAIN, 1940.
A boy jumping a freight train, Dubuque, Iowa. Photograph by John Vachon in April 1940.
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0121934
FREIGHT CAR, 1940.
Workers loading gold ore concentrate into a freight car of a narrow gauge railroad, Ouray, Colorado. Photograph by Russell Lee, September 1940.
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0118567
ALABAMA: BANANAS, c1937.
Workers loading bananas onto a railroad freight car in Mobile, Alabama. Photographed by Arthur Rothstein, c1937.
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0121624
FREIGHT CAR, 1940.
Railroad workers on the freight cars of a narrow gauge railway train in Telluride, Colorado. Photograph by Russell Lee, September 1940.
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TRANSPORTATION.
Costa Rica: banana plantation, loading bananas on goods waggons, published in 1921.
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WORLD WAR I.
Finland: Military intervention of German troops (Baltic Sea division) in Finnish civil war (allied with the 'Whites') : Red guards - prisoners shifting railway boxcars closely watched by German soldiers. May/June 1918.
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PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
Illinois National Guardsmen firing on Pullman Company strikers in Chicago, 7 July 1894. Illustration from a contemporary American newspaper.
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LOCOMOTIVE FACTORY, c1855.
The Amoskeag Locomotive Works in New Hampshire. Color engraving, American, c1855.
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FREIGHT TRAIN, 1943.
Changing crews and cabooses on a westbound freight train along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, between Chicago and Chillicothe, Illinois. Photograph by Jack Delano, March 1943.
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RAILROAD YARD, 1943.
The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad yard in Needles, California. Photograph by Jack Delano, March 1943.
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CHICAGO: RAILROAD, 1943.
Freight cars at the South Water Street freight depot of the Illinois Central Railroad in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Jack Delano, May 1943.
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CALIFORNIA: RAILROAD, 1943.
Locomotive engines at the roundhouse in San Bernardino, California. Photograph by Jack Delano, March 1943.
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0111278
ITALO-TURKISH WAR, 1911.
During the mobilization for war with Italy over what is now Libya, Turkish reservists leave a railway station in Syria, 1911.
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FREIGHT RAILROAD YARD.
A freight railroad yard on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, with Manhattan in the background, 1930s.
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0083378
PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
Six hundred freight cars at the Panhandle yards, Chicago, set afire by rioting workers during the Pullman strike on the evening of 6 July 1894. Illustration from a contemporary American newspaper.
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HOBOS, c1915.
A hobo climbing on top of a railroad car. Photograph, c1915.
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RAILROAD, 1937.
Men riding on a freight train in West Texas. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, 1937.
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0080479
LOCOMOTIVE, 1893.
Chesapeake and Ohio Consolidation freight engine, the 350. Line engraving, 1893.
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PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
Examining the wreckage of burned freight cars at a Chicago, Illinois, railway yard at the time of the Pullman strike, 1894.
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0122306
GRAIN ELEVATORS, 1941.
Grain elevators in Caldwell, Idaho. Photograph by Russell Lee, July 1941.
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CIVIL WAR: RAILROAD, 1864.
Union Army railroad guarded by cavalry outside Chattanooga, Tennessee, following General Ulysses S. Grant's successful campaign there in the fall of 1863.
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0116518
CHINA: TIENTSIN, c1901.
The arrival of horses of the 1st Bengal Lancers, a unit of the British Indian Army, at the station in Tientsin, China, during the Boxer Rebellion. Stereograph, c1901.
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CHICAGO: RAILROAD, 1943.
View of the Proviso yard of the Chicago and Northwestern railroad with the coal chute and roundhouse in the background, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Jack Delano, Spring 1943.
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0123106
HOMELESS FAMILY, 1939.
A destitute farmer with his family seated beside railroad tracks after traveling by freight train to the Yakima Valley, Toppenish, Washington State. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, August 1939.
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CANADA: UNEMPLOYED, 1935.
Unemployed men at a relief camp in Calgary, Alberta, in western Canada, preparing to board box cars destined for Ottawa, Ontario, to demand jobs at decent wages from the federal government, 10 June 1935.
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0122269
IDAHO: FLOUR MILL, 1941.
Exterior of Caldwell Flour mills in Caldwell, Idaho. Photograph by Russell Lee, July 1941.
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WORLD WAR I: NEVERS.
French women loading boxcars with supplies for soldiers at Nevers, France. Photographed during World War I.
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RAILROAD: BRAKEMAN, 1877.
Brakeman on a freight train. Wood engraving, American, 1877.
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RED CROSS, c1918.
American Red Cross workers operating out of a railroad car in Poland during World War I. Photograph, c1918.
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THOMAS EDISON (1847-1931).
American inventor. A young Edison, employed on the Port Huron-Detroit Railroad line in Michigan, is forcibly removed from the train by an angry conductor after some of the chemicals which Edison stored there resulted in a fire in the baggage car, c1862. Wood engraving, French, late 19th century.
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PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
A wrecking-crew clearing a Chicago railway yard of burned freight cars. Photograph, American, 1894.
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SIBERIA, RUSSIA.
Men load cargo into boxcars of the Trans-Siberian Railway. C. S. Stilwell.
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MEXICO.
A view of women and children on top of a troop's train. Frank H. Probert.
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MISSOURI: ZINC MINE, 1910.
Three boys shoveling zinc ore from a freight car into a wagon, near Big Bonanza Mine, Aurora, Missouri. Photograph by Lewis Hine, October 1910.
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WWI: GERMAN SOLDIERS, 1914.
German soldiers going to the front at the start of World War I. Photograph, 1914.
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RAILROAD, 1937.
Itinerant men riding outside a train hauling oil tanks in Kingsbury, California.
Photograph by Dorothea Lange, 1938.
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PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
Illinois National Guardsmen firing on Pullman Company strikers in Chicago, 7 July 1894. Illustration from a contemporary American newspaper.
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ST. LOUIS: FREIGHT YARD.
Twilight view of a freight yard near a grain storage facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Photographed c1974.
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