Railroad Construction Crew & Homesteaders near Carson, Washington

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Railroad Construction Crew & Homesteaders near Carson, Washington


  • 1905 - 1908? (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 4.8 x 3.6 inches

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Photograph of 2 groups of men facing each other at a railroad construction site on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. The men on the left stand around a railroad track under construction and watch as a construction worker clears the land. The men on the right appear to be construction workers, and they look up at the other group. Homesteads are visible in the background. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Troubles between the P. & S. and C. Valley men at Carson, Wash." Second note reads, "Near Monaghan Homestead. Return to Traffic Dept., SP.S Ry."

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No Copyright - United States http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

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Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway photographs; Org. Lot 78; Box 4, Folder 9; 009

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