Locomotive #2550, 1916
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS
Rosenfeld and Sons
emulsion on glass; copy negative
8 x 10 x 0 in.
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons, October 4, 1916, of locomotive engine #2550, American Locomotive Company. View of the locomotive off-centered to the right of the negative and 2 men on the ground standing next to one of the engine's metal wheels examining something. Several other crewmen are either on or standing next to several of the cars. Another railway crewman is to the left of the engine using a "siding telephone" attached by a wire to the telephone wire on the telephone pole to make a call most likely to the station ahead. There is snow on the ground. Handwritten info. from negative sleeve: "4706 / 10/4/16 / [Box]374-5 / W. E. Co. / Box 374 / Copy / Locomotive + Tel." CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection