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BOSTON, Mass.--Picture shows an excellent idea of the way in which the black diamonds [coal] are loaded into freight cars. The coal-conveying vessel, having tied up to the warf, sends up the fuel by passers to the proper place, whence it is dumped into chutes. From the chutes it is shot into long lines of freight cars on the other side of the wharf. 5/6/26. 1761 photonegative 1926

Catalog Data

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 4" x 5"
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1926
1920-1930
Notes:
Currently stored in box 3.1.70 [227A].
A-204
Emulsion severely cracked and peeling and deteriorated beyond use.
Parts missing.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Coal  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Ships  Search this
Local number:
RSN 18200
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_154735