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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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ALABAMA: BANANAS, c1937.
Workers loading bananas onto a railroad freight car in Mobile, Alabama. Photographed by Arthur Rothstein, c1937.
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0123036
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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0119398
IOWA: FREIGHT TRAIN, 1940.
A boy jumping a freight train, Dubuque, Iowa. Photograph by John Vachon in April 1940.
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TRANSPORTATION.
Poland - Gdingen: Goods station in port of Gdynia - Published by: 'Tempo' 11.03.1931 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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0128199
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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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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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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WWI: REFUGEES, c1918.
Greek refugees traveling on a boxcar through Bulgaria at the end of World War I. Photograph, c1918.
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WWI: REFUGEES, 1918.
Refugees being returned to their homes in Serbia. Photograph, 1918.
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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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0111776
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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0172039
CIVIL WAR: BULL RUN, 1862.
Union soldiers guard box cars burned by General 'Stonewall' Jackson at Manassas Junction, at the Second Battle of Bull Run, 1862.
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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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0015338
GROUP OF HOBOES, c1925.
Group of hoboes in the American midwest. Photograph, c1925.
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0163548
NEW ORLEANS: FLOOD WALL.
Workmen building a wall of sandbags near the waterfront in New Orleans, Louisiana, to help guard against flooding during a period of high waters on the Mississippi River. Photographed in 1974.
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0352618
CHICAGO: RAILROAD, 1942.
Aerial view of the Chicago and North Western Railroad Proviso yard in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Jack Delano, 1942.
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RAILROAD, 1937.
Men riding on a freight train in West Texas. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, 1937.
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0107244
MIGRANT WORKER, 1939.
Migrant worker originally from Oregon, sitting in a railway car at Calipatria, California. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, February 1939.
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0000920
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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0118720
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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0122314
IDAHO: WALLACE, c1915.
Aerial view of the destruction by a forest fire in Wallace, Idaho. Photograph, c1915.
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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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0040879
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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0053186
CATTLE DRIVE, 1874.
Cattle driven up from Texas being loaded on railroad cars at Wichita, Kansas, for shipment to the east. Wood engraving, American, 1874.
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0216574
WORLD WAR II: STOLEN ART.
American soldiers unload a statue of the Virgin and Child from a freight car loaded with stolen art that was brought to Germany by Nazi officials. Allied officials are attempting to return every work to their original owners. Photograph, August 1945.
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0083064
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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0111672
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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MEXICO.
A view of women and children on top of a troop's train. Frank H. Probert.
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SIBERIA, RUSSIA.
Men load cargo into boxcars of the Trans-Siberian Railway. C. S. Stilwell.
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0162824
MISSOURI: FREIGHT CAR.
Detail of a wooden freight car. Photographed near Hannibal, Missouri, c1974.
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CHICAGO: RAILYARD, c1965.
Illinois Central Railroad freight yard at Congress Street, Chicago, c1965.
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0123039
CALIFORNIA: RAILROAD, 1943.
The railroad station in Bagdad, California on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad between Needles and Barstow, California. Photograph by Jack Delano, March 1943.
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0122699
FREIGHT STATION, 1940.
The freight station in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Photograph by Jack Delano, July 1940.
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CIVIL WAR: CATLETT.
Boxcars and troops at Catlett's Station, Virginia. Photography by Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1862.
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0000918
PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
A wrecking-crew clearing a Chicago railway yard of burned freight cars. Photograph, American, 1894.
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0123006
MASSACHUSETTS: RAILROAD.
Train and several sets of railroad tracks in the snow in Massachusetts. Photograph by Jack Delano, December 1940 or January 1941.
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CHICAGO: RAILWAY, 1942.
Freight cars being maneuvered in a Chicago and Northwestern railroad yard, Chicago Illinois. Photograph by Jack Delano, December 1942.
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0077248
LINCOLN CARTOON, 1863.
'Passage through Baltimore.' Frightened of a rumored assassination attempt, Abraham Lincoln discreetly travels by boxcar through Baltimore on his way to Washington, D.C., for his inauguration in late February 1861. Satirical etching by the pro-Confederate cartoonist Adalbert Volck, 1863.
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PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
Crash staged by Pullman Company strikers, who drove a switch engine (without an engineer) at full speed into wrecked freight cars in Chicago, 6 July 1894. Illustration from a contemporary American newspaper.
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