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Background imageRailways Collection: Uniform cap worn by Pullman Porter Philip Henry Logan, 1966. Creator: Unknown

Uniform cap worn by Pullman Porter Philip Henry Logan, 1966. Creator: Unknown
A black cap with metallic braid trim and a label reading PULLMAN PORTER in black. Being a Pullman porter was one of the jobs that helped build the black middle class in America

Background imageRailways Collection: Where Do You Want To Go?, 1922. Creator: Unknown

Where Do You Want To Go?, 1922. Creator: Unknown
Where Do You Want To Go?, 1922. From The Romance of Modern Railways, by T. W. Corbin. [Seeley Service & Co. Limited, London, 1922]

Background imageRailways Collection: Exactitude, 1929 (after). Creator: Pierre Fix-Masseau

Exactitude, 1929 (after). Creator: Pierre Fix-Masseau
Exactitude, 1929 (after)

Background imageRailways Collection: The Tanfield Arch in 1804, (1945). Creator: Joseph Constantine Stadler

The Tanfield Arch in 1804, (1945). Creator: Joseph Constantine Stadler
The Tanfield Arch in 1804, (1945). The Causey Arch near Stanley in County Durham is the worlds oldest surviving single arch railway bridge

Background imageRailways Collection: Grain elevator along railroad yard, North Platte, Nebraska, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Grain elevator along railroad yard, North Platte, Nebraska, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Grain elevator along railroad yard. North Platte, Nebraska. [Sign: T.B. Hord Grain Co. Coal Hay and Feed. Union Pacific steam locomotive]

Background imageRailways Collection: Brandon Station, 1845. Creator: Unknown

Brandon Station, 1845. Creator: Unknown
Brandon Station, 1845. Railway station at the town of Brandon in Suffolk, one of the stops on the newly opened line from London to Cambridge and Ely

Background imageRailways Collection: Hatfield from the Railway Station, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Hatfield from the Railway Station, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Hatfield from the Railway Station, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume II". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageRailways Collection: The Bennie Railplane, 1930, (1933). Creator: Unknown

The Bennie Railplane, 1930, (1933). Creator: Unknown
The Bennie Railplane, 1930, (1933). The George Bennie railplane is an astounding device by which existing railways could be speeded up for passenger traffic

Background imageRailways Collection: Prossers Wooden Railway, Wimbledon Common, 1845. Creator: Unknown

Prossers Wooden Railway, Wimbledon Common, 1845. Creator: Unknown
Prossers Wooden Railway, Wimbledon Common, 1845....a System of Tram-ways composed entirely of Wood, which the inventor, Mr

Background imageRailways Collection: The Charing-Cross Railway: the signal station on the north end of the bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Charing-Cross Railway: the signal station on the north end of the bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Charing-Cross Railway: the signal station on the north end of the bridge, [London], 1864. 'The signal station...is remarkable for the ingenious character of its arrangements

Background imageRailways Collection: Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the fitting shop, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the fitting shop, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the fitting shop, 1864. '...a view of the large building called "the fitting shop." It is here that

Background imageRailways Collection: Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the lathe and tool shop, 1864

Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the lathe and tool shop, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the lathe and tool shop, 1864. View representing '...as well as a wood-engraving can render such a subject

Background imageRailways Collection: Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the steam-hammer, 1864

Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the steam-hammer, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Stephenson's locomotive manufactory at Newcastle-On-Tyne: the steam-hammer, 1864. '...night view of that portion of the forging department containing the Nasmyth steam-hammers

Background imageRailways Collection: The house in which George Stephenson was born, at Wylam, near Newcastle, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The house in which George Stephenson was born, at Wylam, near Newcastle, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The house in which George Stephenson was born, at Wylam, near Newcastle, 1864. British engineer Stephenson's birthplace '...is a small red-tiled cottage-one of such as are inhabited by working men in

Background imageRailways Collection: The Charing-Cross Railway: covered way leading to the platform, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Charing-Cross Railway: covered way leading to the platform, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Charing-Cross Railway: covered way leading to the platform, 1864. 'In no part of London has a greater improvement been made than upon the spot where Hungerford Market once stood

Background imageRailways Collection: The International Exhibition: group of objects in steel exhibited by Mr. Krupp, of Essen..., 1862

The International Exhibition: group of objects in steel exhibited by Mr. Krupp, of Essen..., 1862. Creator: Unknown
The International Exhibition: group of objects in steel exhibited by Mr. Krupp, of Essen, Prussia, 1862. '...it is only recently that the great stride has been made which causes [Krupp's] to outstrip

Background imageRailways Collection: Cutting the first turf of the Carnarvon and Llanberis Railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Cutting the first turf of the Carnarvon and Llanberis Railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Cutting the first turf of the Carnarvon and Llanberis Railway, 1864. The railway '...will not only afford great accommodation to...travellers

Background imageRailways Collection: The Charing-Cross Railway: temporary entrance to the station from Villiers-Street, 1864

The Charing-Cross Railway: temporary entrance to the station from Villiers-Street, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Charing-Cross Railway: temporary entrance to the station from Villiers-Street, [London], 1864. 'The temporary entrance to the station will hereafter serve only for empty cabs

Background imageRailways Collection: B & O Women Workers, Loraine, O. [i.e. Lorain, Ohio], 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

B & O Women Workers, Loraine, O. [i.e. Lorain, Ohio], 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
B & O Women Workers, Loraine, O. [i.e. Lorain, Ohio], 1917. Shows women railroad workers in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad shops during World War I in Lorain, Ohio.

Background imageRailways Collection: The War in Denmark: Prussian troops leaving Altona for Schleswig...at the railway station, 1864

The War in Denmark: Prussian troops leaving Altona for Schleswig...at the railway station, 1864
The War in Denmark: Prussian troops leaving Altona for Schleswig - the officers taking a hasty meal at the railway station, from a sketch by our special artist, 1864

Background imageRailways Collection: The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Maquis Viaduct, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Maquis Viaduct, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Maquis Viaduct, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. Boulet, of '...one of the highest railways in the world

The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Tabon Incline, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Tabon Incline, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. Boulet, a draughtsman '...of the Chilian Government, of...one of the highest railways in the world

Background imageRailways Collection: Antwerp refugees fleeing to Holland, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Antwerp refugees fleeing to Holland, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Antwerp refugees fleeing to Holland, 1914. Shows refugees walking on railroad tracks on way to Holland during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: Yard Man, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Yard Man, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Yard Man, between c1915 and c1920.

Background imageRailways Collection: The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, [London], 1864. View from the bottom of Cow-cross and St. John-street towards the south-west

Background imageRailways Collection: American soldiers & wounded, 27 Apr 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

American soldiers & wounded, 27 Apr 1918. Creator: Bain News Service. American soldiers & wounded, 27 Apr 1918
American soldiers & wounded, 27 Apr 1918. American soldiers carrying wounded troops onto hospital train at Horreville, France, April 27, 1918.

Background imageRailways Collection: L.I.R.R. Food Train, 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

L.I.R.R. Food Train, 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
L.I.R.R. Food Train, 1918. The Long Island Railroad "Victory Special", organized by the women of the Long Island Food Reserve Battalion during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: British & Chinese road b'ld'rs [i.e. builders], 11 Mar 1919. Creator: Bain News Service

British & Chinese road b'ld'rs [i.e. builders], 11 Mar 1919. Creator: Bain News Service
British & Chinese road b'ld'rs [i.e. builders], 11 Mar 1919. Canadian railway troops, possibly with Chinese Labour Corps members

Background imageRailways Collection: R.R. follows British advance, 31 Oct 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

R.R. follows British advance, 31 Oct 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
R.R. follows British advance, 31 Oct 1918 (date created or published later). Railroad construction during World War I, described by the Imperial War Museum as "Battle of the Drocourt-Queant Line

Background imageRailways Collection: Arrival of the Governor-General of India at the Lahore railway station, 1864. Creator: C. R

Arrival of the Governor-General of India at the Lahore railway station, 1864. Creator: C. R
Arrival of the Governor-General of India at the Lahore railway station, 1864. Engraving of a photograph by Messrs. Raybon and West

Background imageRailways Collection: The South-Eastern Railway works on Dowgate-Hill, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The South-Eastern Railway works on Dowgate-Hill, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The South-Eastern Railway works on Dowgate-Hill, [London], 1864. Preparations for '...the proposed railway bridge across the Thames

Background imageRailways Collection: The Metropolitan Underground Railway, 1862. Creator: Unknown

The Metropolitan Underground Railway, 1862. Creator: Unknown
The Metropolitan Underground Railway, 1862. Stations of the world's first passenger-carrying designated underground railway. 'Paddington Junction; Chapel St

Background imageRailways Collection: Demolition of Hungerford Market: view looking towards the Strand, 1862. Creator: Mason Jackson

Demolition of Hungerford Market: view looking towards the Strand, 1862. Creator: Mason Jackson
Demolition of Hungerford Market: view looking towards the Strand, [London], 1862. 'The disappearance of Hungerford Market...is perhaps not a subject of much, if any

Background imageRailways Collection: Going to Yaphank, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Going to Yaphank, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Going to Yaphank, between c1915 and c1920. A group of men riding a train, probably to Camp Upton, located at Yaphank on Long Island, Suffolk County, New York, during World War I

Background imageRailways Collection: U.S. supply truck in France, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

U.S. supply truck in France, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
U.S. supply truck in France, 1917 or 1918. A side of meat being loaded into a train from a U.S. supply truck in France during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: British loading pontoon boats with ammunition, 22 Apr 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British loading pontoon boats with ammunition, 22 Apr 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British loading pontoon boats with ammunition, 22 Apr 1917. British Royal Artillery gunners loading pontoon boats on the River Scarpe with shells near a light railway engine passing on the line near

Background imageRailways Collection: British building railroad, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

British building railroad, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
British building railroad, 28 Jul 1917. British soldiers laying a light railway line near Boesinghe, Belgium, July 28, 1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele (the Third Battle of Ypres)

Background imageRailways Collection: Going to Camp Upton, Sept 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Going to Camp Upton, Sept 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Going to Camp Upton, Sept 1917. American recruits going to Camp Upton, a U.S. Army installation located on Long Island, in Yaphank, New York, during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: British troops resting on road, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

British troops resting on road, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
British troops resting on road, between c1915 and 1918. British troops resting on a road during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: Military Hospital Car, C.P.R'Y., between c1915 and 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Military Hospital Car, C.P.R'Y., between c1915 and 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Military Hospital Car, C.P.R'Y., between c1915 and 1917. The exterior of a military hospital car on the Canadian Pacific Railway during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: Interior Military Hospital car, C.P.R.'Y, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Interior Military Hospital car, C.P.R.'Y, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Interior Military Hospital car, C.P.R.'Y, 1917. The interior of a military hospital car with nurses on the Canadian Pacific Railway during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: German locomotive in the Somme damaged by French shells, between c1915 and c1920

German locomotive in the Somme damaged by French shells, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
German locomotive in the Somme damaged by French shells, between c1915 and c1920. A soldier standing next to a German locomotive which was damaged by French shells in the Somme

Background imageRailways Collection: Germans helping refugees returning to Antwerp, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Germans helping refugees returning to Antwerp, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Germans helping refugees returning to Antwerp, 1914. German soldiers on train tracks carrying bundle for Belgian refugees in Antwerp, Belgium during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: Wounded arriving in Allenstein, Prussia, 1 Dec 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Wounded arriving in Allenstein, Prussia, 1 Dec 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Wounded arriving in Allenstein, Prussia, 1 Dec 1914 (date created or published later). Wounded German soldiers being assisted by nurses as they get off a train in Allenstein (now Olsztyn)

Background imageRailways Collection: A Landsturm Duet, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

A Landsturm Duet, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
A Landsturm Duet, 1914. Men playing stringed instruments by the railroad tracks during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: Kaiserin visiting a train of the wounded at Breslau, between 1914 and c1915

Kaiserin visiting a train of the wounded at Breslau, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Kaiserin visiting a train of the wounded at Breslau, between 1914 and c1915. Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858-1921), the last German Empress and Queen of Prussia (wife of Wilhelm II)

Background imageRailways Collection: Sleeping room in Kaiserin's Hospital Train, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Sleeping room in Kaiserin's Hospital Train, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Sleeping room in Kaiserin's Hospital Train, between c1914 and c1915. A room on the hospital train of the Kaiserin Augusta Victoria (wife of Wilhelm II of Germany) during World War I.

Background imageRailways Collection: Kaiserin's Hospital Train, kitchen, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Kaiserin's Hospital Train, kitchen, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Kaiserin's Hospital Train, kitchen, between c1914 and c1915. The kitchen on the hospital train of Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, (wife of Wilhelm II of Germany), during World War I.



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