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Northern Pacific Railroad Construction Album, 1883-1884

view Northern Pacific Railroad Construction Album, 1883-1884 digital asset number 1
Donor:
Rila, Carter
Creator:
Ainsworth Bridge Company
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
0.15 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Photograph albums
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Place:
Washington
Washington (State)
Snake River
Date:
1883
1883-1884
19th century
Notes:
Built 1883-1884, the bridge carried Northern Pacific Railroad traffic over the Snake River above the Columbia.
Summary:
An album of photographs, documenting the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge, also called the Ainsworth Bridge. The images depict machinery, piers, boats, and construction workers.
Cite as:
Northern Pacific Railroad Construction Album, 1883-1884, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Railroad bridges
Bridges--Design and construction
Bridges
Local number:
2007.3110 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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