Some historical photos of the American railroads

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Some historical photos of the American railroads

Postby Arseny » Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:22 am

Maybe someone of you have seen these photos before, but I really like them!

Jack Delano's photo:
(BTW he was Russian! 8-) )

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C and N RR Chicago [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)

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Illinois Central Railroad freight terminal, Chicago, Ill Restored [Public domain], by Delano, Jack, photographer

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Belt Railway, looking toward the west yard of clearing yard, taken from bridge of hump, Chicago, Illinois [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)

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CNWRIPTracks [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)

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Caribou maine [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)

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ATSF 5000 Madam Queen [Public domain], by Jack Delano, working for the US Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information, from Wikimedia Commons

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ATSF 4000 [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)

At the bus station:

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JimCrowInDurhamNC [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)

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Jack Delano - C & NW RR, putting the finishing touches on a rebuilt caboose at the rip tracks at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill. [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)

Inside the caboose:

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Jack Delano - Freight train operations on the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad between Chicago and Northwestern Railroad between Chicago and Clinton, Iowa [Public domain], by Jack Delano (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/owi2001016146/PP/), from Wikimedia Commons

Hope we'll soon be able to model this with the new MTB's locomotive!:

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NYC 622 [Public domain], by Jack Delano (1914–1997)
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Re: Some historical photos of the American railroads

Postby Arseny » Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:24 am

And also some photos from Ogle Winston Link

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Re: Some historical photos of the American railroads

Postby Marquette » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:05 am

There are a lot more of Jack Delano's photos on the US Library of Congress website. Great stuff, and super high resolution.
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Re: Some historical photos of the American railroads

Postby ConducTTor » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:26 am

Very cool pics :)
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Re: Some historical photos of the American railroads

Postby Marquette » Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:05 pm

Indeed. Something awesome about colour photos from WW2... (Delano's)
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Re: Some historical photos of the American railroads

Postby TTTerrific » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:55 am

Jack Delano's photos are great. These images are right up there with the photographic "OUVRE" of Steinheimer!
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