Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1468
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1867-1927
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
1 box
Repository:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.

Content Description
Content Description
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains. Also included are many maritime subjects, including steamships, riverboats, harbors and shipyards. A few of the cards depict scenes in American cities such as New York and Chicago. The vast majority of the images are of scenes in the Northeastern United States, though there are several from Colorado, and a few foreign subjects.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center by the Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History, in 2018.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Harbors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Passenger ships Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad tracks Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad yards Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad trains Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad construction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads, Elevated Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
River boats Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ships Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shipyards Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stereographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travel photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, 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