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Concerning Railroads

Artist:
Jack J. Greitzer, born New York City 1910-died 1989  Search this
Medium:
crayon and chalk on paper
Dimensions:
sight 19 1/4 x 27 1/4 in. (48.9 x 69.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Cityscape  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\train  Search this
Figure male\knee length  Search this
Occupation\industry\railroad  Search this
Object\furniture\clock  Search this
Object\written matter\map  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\railroad station  Search this
Occupation\service\porter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.21
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.21

Bond for the hire of enslaved man named Harry by the Virginia Central Railroad

Created by:
Virginia Central Railroad Company, 1850 - 1868  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/8 x 6 3/4 in. (7.9 x 17.1 cm)
Type:
labor and material bonds
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Transportation  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.15
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Railroads on Parade

Measurements:
overall: 12 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in x 3/16 in; 32.385 cm x 24.765 cm x .47625 cm
Object Name:
book
ID Number:
1982.0187.01422
Catalog number:
1982.0187.01422
Accession number:
1982.0187
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1888164
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Railroad Conductor's Case

Physical Description:
leather (covering material)
steel (overall material)
brass (lock material)
Object Name:
Case, Railroad Conductor's
Date made:
ca 1860
Used date:
ca 1860s
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
TR.334930
Catalog number:
334930
Accession number:
315321
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
America on the Move
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843150

The Northern Pacific Railroad Company...

Printer:
Tiffany & Co  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 23 cm x 34 cm; 9 1/16 in x 13 3/8 in
Object Name:
Paper, sheet of
sheet (paper)
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
circa 1883
ID Number:
GA.06516.12
Catalog number:
06516.12
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_791001

Maps of American Railroads

Collection Collector:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903  Search this
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
White, John H., 1933-  Search this
Container:
Box 64, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection, ca. 1830-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0523-ref789

Reports of railroads for the year ending Nov. 30, 1861

Author:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana  Search this
Physical description:
69 v. in 1 ; 24 cm
Type:
Statistics
Place:
United States
Date:
1861
1862
1861-1862]
Topic:
Railroads  Search this
Call number:
HE2713 .R42 1861
HE2713.R42 1861
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_332974

1967 Railroads are Fun: Circus Trains

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-05-06T17:06:12.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
HSFAFilmClips
YouTube Channel:
HSFAFilmClips
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_57bzkoDarIo

Minnesota Railroads Photograph Albums

Creator:
Krainik Gallery (Falls Church, Va.)  Search this
Krainik, Cliff  Search this
Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Names:
Minnesota and Pacific Railroad.  Search this
Soo Line Railroad.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
2 Albums
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Albums
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Minnesota
Date:
1886-1887
Scope and Contents note:
Two photograph albums containing photographs of railroad bridge construction in Minnesota , on the St. Croix River, the Clearwater River, and the Soo River. The photographs, most of which are captioned and dated, include images of such things as cutting, filling, bridges and piers, camps, and surveying. A few images of towns and people are included. The railroads involved are the Minnesota and Pacific Railway and the Soo Railway.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 2007.
Purchased by the Museum's Division of Engineering and Industry from the Krainik Gallery in 1986.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Railroads -- Construction  Search this
Railroads -- 19th century  Search this
Bridges -- Minnesota  Search this
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1880-1890
Photograph albums -- 19th century
Citation:
Minnesota Railroads Photograph Albums, 1886-1887, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1023
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Minnesota Railroads Photograph Albums
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1023

Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1989

Maker:
Star Headlight & Lantern Company  Search this
Physical Description:
stainless steel (latern body material)
stainless steel (sliding electrical switch material)
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Date made:
1989-06-22
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
electricity  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Star Headlight & Lantern Company, Inc. (through David W. Jacobs)
ID Number:
1989.0610.01
Accession number:
1989.0610
Catalog number:
1989.0610.01
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687529

Railroad Switch Lamp, ca 1900 - 1940s

User:
Michigan Central Railroad  Search this
Maker:
Peter Gray & Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 17 in x 9 in x 9 in; 43.18 cm x 22.86 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
lamp, railroad switch
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Associated place:
United States: New Jersey, Demarest
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Safety  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0687.01
Catalog number:
1989.0687.01
Accession number:
1989.0687
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1057264

Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1989

Maker:
Star Headlight & Lantern Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic, acrylic (body material)
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Date made:
1989
Subject:
Plastics  Search this
electricity  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Star Headlight & Lantern Company, Inc. (through David W. Jacobs)
ID Number:
1989.0610.02
Accession number:
1989.0610
Catalog number:
1989.0610.02
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687530

Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1920s-40s.

Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
TR.335004
Accession number:
315303
Catalog number:
335004
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843167

Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, ca. 1950s

Maker:
Economy Lantern Company  Search this
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
electricity  Search this
Credit Line:
Anna Spelbring
ID Number:
TR.335323
Catalog number:
335323
Accession number:
321812
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687535
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Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1930s-40s

Maker:
Handlan Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/4 in x 8 in x 6 1/4 in; 36.195 cm x 20.32 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Subject:
Railroad Stations  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
William E. Geoghegan
ID Number:
TR.335441
Accession number:
321691
Catalog number:
335441
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687534

Railroad Station Agent Hand-Signal Lantern, 1930s-40s

Maker:
Handlan Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 13 7/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in; 35.2425 cm x 20.955 cm x 16.8275 cm
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Railroad Stations  Search this
Credit Line:
William E. Geoghegan
ID Number:
TR.335440
Catalog number:
335440
Accession number:
321691
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_841602

Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1870s-80s

Maker:
Adams & Westlake Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 5 1/8 in; 26.67 cm x 13.0175 cm
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Date made:
1970-1989
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
TR.322916
Catalog number:
322916
Accession number:
249870
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687533
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Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1920s-40s

Maker:
Armspear Manufacturing Company  Search this
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Date made:
1920-1949
Subject:
Railroad Stations  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Amalie Adler Ascher
ID Number:
1989.0745.42
Catalog number:
1989.0745.42
Accession number:
1989.0745
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1093840

Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1830s-1840

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 36.195 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Place made:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
1831-1840
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of J.H. McCreery, thru F.W. Wolcott Jackson
ID Number:
TR.181048
Catalog number:
181048
Accession number:
25376
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843734

Railroad Hand-Signal Lantern, 1950s-70s

Associated institution:
Louisville and Nashville Railroad  Search this
Maker:
Star Headlight & Lantern Company  Search this
Object Name:
lantern, hand signal
Date made:
1950-1959
Subject:
Railroads  Search this
electricity  Search this
Credit Line:
Henry Taylor
ID Number:
1985.0552.03
Accession number:
1985.0552
Catalog number:
1985.0552.03
85.0552.03
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
Work
Communications
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_844634
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