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Train on Railroad Bridge

Date: 1890
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
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Jackson Park, Columbian Exposition

Date: 1893
Description: Elevated view of buildings at the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park, viewed from Stony Island Avenue. The "L" station and train are in the foreground. S...
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Harrison Street Viaduct

Date: 1906
Description: Rail car passing over the Harrison Street viaduct on the Wingra Park line. The line served the growing suburbs of University Heights, Oakland Heights, and...
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South Station Terminal

Date: 1900
Description: View of the South Station terminal with elevated track in the foreground, Boston, Massachusetts. Streetcars and pedestrians can be seen on the street below...
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Dam Construction Behind Railroad Bridge

Date: 1907
Description: Construction of a dam visible from behind a railroad bridge. A train is crossing the bridge.
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Railroad Bridge Over the Chippewa River

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Description: Elevated Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha railroad bridge over the Chippewa River at Eau Claire.
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North Western Rail Road Bridge over Chippewa River

Date: 1905
Description: A day passenger train crossing the high North Western railroad bridge over the Chippewa River.
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Railroad Bridge with Train

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Description: View of a railroad bridge with a train crossing it. A man can be seen standing on the ground next to the bridge. Text on photograph reads: "R.R. Bridge At...
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Shooting Concrete from Elevated Road at Power Dam

Date: May 17 1912
Description: Workmen pouring concrete from the elevated railroad into forms below.
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Concrete Buttresses and Apron at East End of Power Dam

Date: May 31 1912
Description: Forms have been removed, revealing the newly poured buttresses and apron. A man is pushing a cart on the elevated road.
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Steel Draft Tubes Showing Outlet in Power House

Date: November 21 1912
Description: Two workmen standing in the outlet of a steel draft tube in the power house, while other men are working above it. Cars are moving along the elevated trest...
Postcard

Wells Street Viaduct

Date: 1915
Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.
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Restaurant near Bridge

Date: 1932
Description: A "Tailoring and Remodeling" shop and restaurant are in the foreground at the entrance to a bridge, while a large utility pole with power lines, a number o...
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Industrial Buildings

Date: September 29 1963
Description: View across water of a railroad bridge along the side of a strip of industrial buildings. Railroad cars are stopped in front of the buildings.
Poster

Soo Line Railway Company Promotional Poster

Date: 1960
Description: An original lithograph distributed by the Soo Line Railway Company, as a promotion for their shipping and passenger services. The poster features a train t...
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Gotham Theater and Street Scene

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Description: A view of Gotham Theater and a surrounding street scene, featuring trolleys, horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and an elevated railway.
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Underpass of Elevated Railway

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Description: A view beneath an elevated railway at a market on 60th Street featuring pedestrians, storefronts, and cars.
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W. & G.N. Wooden Railroad Bridge

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Description: View of a train passing over the W. & G.N. wooden railroad bridge which spans a mountain pass. Lumber can be seen in the valley below. Text on photograph r...
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Marent Trestle

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Description: View of the Marent trestle, part of the Northern Pacific Railroad. A train carrying passenger cars passes over the 228 foot high trestle, and a house and g...
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Wood Burning Locomotive

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Description: View from below of wood burning locomotive and single car on elevated railroad bridge and approach trestle, somewhere along the upper Mississippi River. La...

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