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Photograph of Harlem Bridge over Harlem River at Fourth Avenue, New York, Circa 1867-1871

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Identifier: SC photo-0021
Abstract John Reid, the acknowledged photographer of this picture, was in his lifetime known as a pioneer photographer of the “Iron Horse” (steam locomotives). He introduced the convention of taking the photographs “from a position just ahead of the smoke box” in the late 1850s. This angle is apparent in this photograph as the 4-4-0 steam locomotive positioned on the Harlem Bridge. The bridge is an example of a Post box-truss type developed by Simeon S. Post in 1863. Based on information printed...
Dates: Circa 1867-1871

Photographs of Railroads and Trains by Homer R. Hill

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Identifier: SC MS0083
Scope and Contents A selection of train photographs taken by and donated by Homer R. Hill, of Bernardsville, NJ. The photos were taken through the years by Mr. Hill as he traveled to various areas of the country. All pictures are black and white, most are glossy finish and identified by a label glued on back of photo.. There are 54 photographs measuring 28 x 35.5 cm and three measuring 20 x 25.5 cm.; three business cards (5 x 9 cm), and 108 postcards (9 x 14 cm) unless otherwise noted. Some of the...
Dates: 1900 - 1997

Railway Timetables

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0064
Abstract

This collection contains, in 3 boxes, timetables from a number of railroads.

Dates: 1897 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

The Lehigh Coal And Navigation Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0120
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1826-1913; Bulk, 1826-1913 1815-1940

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Lehigh University Special Collections 13
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Coal mines and mining 4
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Railroads -- Design and construction 4
Construction drawings. 3
Mauch Chunk (Pa.) 3
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Railroads 3
Railroads – Pennsylvania – History 3
Business records 2
Civil engineering 2
Geology 2
Ledgers (account books) 2
Lehigh River Valley (Pa.) 2
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New York (N.Y.) 2
Railroads – Pennsylvania – History. 2
Truss bridges 2
Albums 1
Anthracite coal 1
Bethlehem (Pa.) 1
Bloomsburg (Pa.) 1
Bridge engineering 1
Bridges 1
Bridges -- Testing 1
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) 1
Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
Chemistry -- Study and teaching 1
Chemistry teachers 1
Civil engineers. 1
Coal and Canals 1
Coal mines and mining -- Pennsylvania 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondences 1
Documents 1
Ephemera 1
Financial records 1
Harlem River (N.Y.) 1
Iron and Steel 1
Iron mines and mining 1
Lehigh Valley Rail Road 1
Locomotives – Maintenance and repair 1
Locomotives – Pennsylvania 1
Luzerne County (Pa.) 1
Madison Square Garden (New York, NY) 1
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) 1
Minute books. 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Niagara Falls (N.Y.) 1
Notebooks 1
Packerton (Pa.) 1
Pamphlets 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Photographers 1
Pictorial works 1
Railroad Conductors 1
Railroad bridges 1
Railroad engineering 1
Railroads - Employees 1
Railroads -- Timetables 1
Railroads – Management 1
Railroads – Management. 1
Railroads – Middle Atlantic States – History 1
Railroads – United States – History 1
Railroads--Canada 1
Railroads--United States 1
Raven Rim (Pa.) 1
Real property 1
Sayre (Pa.) 1
Transportation, Military 1
Trial balance books 1
Union Station (Washington, D.C.) 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Transportation 1
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Wilkes Barre (Pa.) 1
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Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 2
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Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 2
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 2
American Locomotive Company 1