Railroad And Locomotives Vintage Images

These 105 vintage images of railroads and railroads locomotives are excellent for making decorations, cards, posters, scrapbooks, wallpapers, or for personal/educational research, and much more!

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RAILROADS AND RAILROAD LOCOMOTIVES VINTAGE IMAGES

105 Vintage Photos of  Railroads and Railroad Locomotives! (Free Download!)

 

These vintage images of railroads and railroads locomotives are excellent for making decorations, cards, posters, scrapbooks, wallpapers, or for personal/educational research, and much more!

 

 

105 Vintage Photos of  Railroads and Railroad Locomotives in JPG File Format

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– “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869. The Union Pacific and Central Pacific locomotives inched together and Charles R. Savage took this famous picture. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
– The “Golden Spike” ceremony – Leland Stanford and three other officials drove the last Spike that completed the east-west road. Photographer Charles R. Savage. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
– “The Invocation” – Rev. John Todd of Pittsfield, Mass., and Mormon Bishop John Sharp spoke. A. A. Hart, the Central Pacific photographer, captured the moment. Note the telegraph, used to send word of the ceremonies to the East. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
– In October 1866, T. C. Durant, Vice-President of the Union Pacific, organized an excursion to the 100th Meridian on the railroad to attract eastern capital. John Carbutt of Chicago went along to photograph the event. The Steamers “Denver” and “Colorado” carried the excursion on the Missouri River.
– The Directors of the U.P.R.R. at the 100th Meridian, October 1866. Photograph by John Carbutt. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
– The Commissioners and Directors of the U.P.R.R. on the 100th Meridian Excursion, in an unusually informal pose, taken by John Carbutt. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
– “Westward, the Monarch of Capital Makes its Way.” This was the title John Carbutt gave to his view of the end of the rails, with a figure looking ahead. The idea was copied later by other photographers. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
– The Engineers Camp, Weber Canon, Utah. Note the traveling darkroom at the right, owned by the photographer, Charles R. Savage.
– The Construction Corps’ Dining Room, at the end of “Tunnel No. 2.” Photograph taken by Capt. A. J. Russell, official photographer for the U.P.R.R. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
– Some of the 10,000 laborers employed by the U.P.R.R. during its construction, posing with the Paymaster’s Car in the background, at Blue Creek. A Russell photograph. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)
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