Preparing Blast for Railroad Construction

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Preparing Blast for Railroad Construction


  • 1905 - 1908? (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 4.9 x 3.7 inches

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Photograph of a crew of 6 men preparing to blast an area for railroad construction for the Portland & Seattle Railway. Likely taken on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. Handwritten label at the bottom of the print reads, "Preparing to Load 30 Ton Blast, P.&S. Ry."

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No Copyright - United States

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Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway photographs; Org. Lot 78; Box 4, Folder 9; 001

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