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Creator Role

photographer publisher

Description

The stereograph features a black and white image of Horse Shoe Curve, a railroad curve on Norfolk Southern Railway's Pittsburgh Line in Blair County, Pennsylvania. In the image, one car-less locomotive and one locomotive pulling a line of cars are pictured. The image is mounted on a yellow card with rounded corners.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 3/8 X 6 7/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto, at left of card: PURVIANCE'S STEREOGRAPHS. recto, at right of card: PENNA CENTRAL RAILROAD SERIES. recto, at bottom of card: Horse Shoe Curve, above Altoona.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

stereograph

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

7210

Digital ID

FVW_07210

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Horse Shoe Curve, above Altoona.

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