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View Resource Temple Rock, Looking East
Temple Rock, Looking East

View of Temple Rock and the Green River valley in Wyoming. A carefully posed fisherman in the lower left gives scale to the landscape.

View Resource Sunset on the Milwaukee Railroad (editor's title)
Sunset on the Milwaukee Road

A Milwaukee Road freight train sits on a siding at Columbus, Wisconsin, in the left half of the frame. A dazzling yellow sun appears in the hazy sky at the right. The curved track frames a rural landscape on the right. The photographer provides unusual detail for the circumstance of the picture. "We usually put train away here then took our shorts for Columbus and Fall River, then shoved west to...

View Resource Union Pacific Freight East of Cheyenne (editor's title)
Union Pacific freight East of Cheyenne

An extremely long freight train and track bisect a horizontal image with cloudy sky above, grassy prairie below, and a set of farm buildings almost dead center. The locomotive emits a lengthy smoke plume that stretches nearly half the length of the image. The farmstead consists of a tight cluster of five larger buildings and several smaller ones, all painted white. A pump frame stands in the...

View Resource Broadway Ave. Bridge - Pier No. 5

Driving sheet sheeting on Pier No. 5 of the Broadway Ave. bridge over the NKP ROW.

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