Rock Cut for Railroad Construction

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Rock Cut for Railroad Construction


  • 1905 - 1908? (Creation)


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

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Photograph of 4 railroad construction workers standing in an unfinished rock cut. Steep rock cliffs rise all around them. Railroad tracks, still under construction, end at the rock face behind them. Taken on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Rock cut at 1488 near Carson landing." Second note reads, "Return to Traffic Dept., SP.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; 003

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