Guide to the Railroad Bridges Construction Photograph Album

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1024
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Pennsylvania Steel Company.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1905-1914
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
1 Album
Repository:
An album of railroad construction photographs documenting numerous unidentified, projects.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
An album of railroad construction photographs (including cyanotypes), documenting numerous, though mostly unidentified, projects. A few images are captioned "Newport News, Virginia." Some of the equipment is marked "Pennsylvania Steel Company." There are also family and domestic scenes in the album.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 2018.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection purchased at Krainik Gallery, 1991.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Railroad Bridge Construction Photograph Album, ca. 1905-1914, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work & Industry in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Railroads Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newport News (Virginia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cyanotypes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives