Railroad crane unloading Western Electric spools from Pennsylvania train #806, circa 1914

glass negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
circa 1914
glass
8x10 in.

8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1914. Image of railroad crane unloading Western Electric spools from Pennsylvania train #806. Visible in image: spools of cable numbered 108A to 112B sit by railroad track as crane lifts spool #52B off train, on far track are cars from "AUTOMOBILE / UNION PACIFIC / 15079", water tower and phone poles in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "2328 / 186-3 / W.E. Co. / Box 186".


1984.187.2328

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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