Guide to the Railroad Bridges Construction Photograph Album

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1024
Creators:
Pennsylvania Steel Company.
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
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection purchased at Krainik Gallery, 1991.
Ownership and Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work & Industry in 2007.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 2018.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Railroads Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad bridges Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1900-1950 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newport News (Virginia) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Family Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cyanotypes Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering 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
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives