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Creators:
Norrell, Thomas, 1899-1985
Dates:
circa 1840-circa 1960
bulk 1870-1940
Size:
18 Cubic feet (84 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 11,000 images collected by Thomas Norrell consisting of original photographic prints and photographic postcards, original film and glass plate negatives, and duplicate/copy photographic prints and negatives. The majority are external views of single locomotive engines of North American railroad and industrial companies. Images of international railroad company locomotives and of representative locomotives from various locomotive works and builders are also included. The collection contains a small number of subject-specific images covering such topics as train wrecks, funeral trains, experimental locomotives, miniature trains, and locomotives at the 1933 and 1939 World's Fairs.

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
McBride, Harry A.
Dates:
ca. 1940s-1950s.
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1171
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approxiamtely 3,000 views of railroads, railroad equipment, stations, yards and employees. The emphasis is on American railroads, but the collection includes a few views of railroad subjects in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Scandinavia and several island nations.

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Dates:
ca. 1910
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on recto reads: "Matadi. - Travailleurs de la Cie du Chemin de fer sur la Voie."

Translated caption reads: "Matadi. - Workers of the Railroad Company on the Rail."

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A company town dominated by the mining industry, Lubumbashi is an administrative urban sub-region, lying on the Shaba high plateau. Open-pit and underground mines operate around the city as well as refineries that produce semirefined, and pure copper, rolled and wire copper products, as well as by-products of copper ore." [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: His...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A company town dominated by the mining industry, Lubumbashi is an administrative urban sub-region, lying on the Shaba high plateau. Open-pit and underground mines operate around the city as well as refineries that produce semirefined, and pure copper, rolled and wire copper products, as well as by-products of copper ore." [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: His...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A company town dominated by the mining industry, Lubumbashi is an administrative urban sub-region, lying on the Shaba high plateau. Open-pit and underground mines operate around the city as well as refineries that produce semirefined, and pure copper, rolled and wire copper products, as well as by-products of copper ore." [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: His...

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Dates:
[19--]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Text on front reads: "Un Chef de Section, Chemin de fer du Sénégal au Niger. Série No.1 - Robert Schléber, Kayes."

Translated postcard caption reads, "Section Chief, Senegal Railroad Company in Niger."quickly as possible, please."

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Creators:
Roget, Léon, Major, 1865-1929
Dates:
1886-1888
Size:
53 photographic prints ((1 album), black & white, 12 x 17 cm.)
53 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
53 photographic prints (dupe prints (1 v.), black & white, 12 x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs assembled by Major Leon Roget, 1858-1909, in 1886 and 1888 in Boma, Congo Free State. Major Roget had organized the first companies of Force publique and had become its first commander (1886-1888). Most of the images are described in captions written on separate sheets by Rene J. Cornet, author of "La Bataille du Rail." Some images show the building of the railroad of the lower Congo (Matadi-Kinshasa), Katanga, and relate to the Belgian occupation and geological exploration of the Southeastern province and Maniema of the Belgian Congo by his father, Jules Cornet, 1865-1929. The majority of the images show architecture and colonial life in Boma and Matadi. They include a balloon ascent in 1889, a group of African men and women, African troops and African women with scarification. The most remarkable photographs include a picture of a Kongo burial ground, a studio photograph of a "horizontale" in Sierre Leone and a portrait of Makoleka, a "feticheur," who was executed for murder.

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