Stereoview Photograph Collection

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Description

This stereograph features a man sitting on a tree stump beside the railroad tracks as he watched a steam locomotive train approach. Mountains, a lake, and trees are seen beyond the train and shrubs are seen behind the man. The publisher's name is printed at each of the images and the title of the images and the copyright are printed along the bottom right edge. The back of the stereograph provides history on Horseshoe Curve where the train is located in the image.

Publication Date

1890

Publisher

Underwood and Underwood

Time Period

1890-1899

Subjects

Railroad trains; Allegheny Mountains

Geographic Location

Pennsylvania

Object Type

image

Format (original)

stereograph: b&w

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_Stereograph-81_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Division, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Americana Collection, Stereographs

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

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.

Contact Information

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

Famous Horseshoe Curve (80 Feet Rise in 2571 feet), Alleghany Mountains, Pennsylvania
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