Collection  |  Photo, Print, Drawing Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and its branches from the lakes to the sea

About this Item

Title
Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and its branches from the lakes to the sea
Summary
Photographs show scenes along the B&O Railway route. Includes mountain and river scenery; cities and towns; hotels; railroad stations; mills; cement works; coke furnaces; railroad repair shops and rolling mills; and bridges and tunnels. Views taken in the Washington area include the Bladensburg station; the Arlington Hotel; the Washington Depot with the U.S. Capitol in the background; the Relay House; Washington Junctions; and the Potomac River. Includes Baltimore scenes. Harpers Ferry and bridge photographs show C&O Canal.
Contributor Names
Cushings & Bailey, publisher
Created / Published
Baltimore, Md. : Cushings & Bailey and Hagadorn Brothers, 1872.
Subject Headings
-  Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1870-1880
-  Railroads--United States--1870-1880
-  Commercial facilities--United States--1870-1880
-  Industrial facilities--United States--1870-1880
Headings
Albumen prints--1870-1880.
Photograph albums--1870-1880.
Notes
-  Photographs captioned. Prints measure 18 x 25 cm. or smaller. Album not cited in available bibliographies.
-  Photographs taken in 1871 by a group of commissioned(?) photographers traveling in a special railroad car over the route.
-  LOT title from album; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
-  Purchase; 1949; (DLC/PP-1663H1).
Medium
1 album (128 albumen prints)
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 3864 (G) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
https://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/cphquery.html
Library of Congress Control Number
2004668831
Rights Advisory
Rights status of individual images not evaluated. For general information see: "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html)
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
1 album (128 albumen prints) | Photographs show scenes along the B&O Railway route. Includes mountain and river scenery; cities and towns; hotels; railroad stations; mills; cement works; coke furnaces; railroad repair shops and rolling mills; and bridges and tunnels. Views taken in the Washington area include the Bladensburg station; the Arlington Hotel; the Washington Depot with the U.S. Capitol in the background; the Relay House; Washington Junctions; and the Potomac River. Includes Baltimore scenes. Harpers Ferry and bridge photographs show C&O Canal.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2004668831
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Chicago citation style:

Cushings & Bailey, Publisher. Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and its branches from the lakes to the sea. United States, 1872. Baltimore, Md.: Cushings & Bailey and Hagadorn Brothers. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668831/.

APA citation style:

Cushings & Bailey, P. (1872) Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and its branches from the lakes to the sea. United States, 1872. Baltimore, Md.: Cushings & Bailey and Hagadorn Brothers. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668831/.

MLA citation style:

Cushings & Bailey, Publisher. Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and its branches from the lakes to the sea. Baltimore, Md.: Cushings & Bailey and Hagadorn Brothers. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004668831/>.

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