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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

view 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 digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
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].
Topic:
Coal
Railroads
Ships
Local number:
RSN 18200
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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