A train moves equipment and coal for the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1912-08

GUSN

GUSN-290193

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Description

A black and white view of a train transporting equipment and coal for the the Cape Cod Canal project. The image shows nine men in suits surveying a digging scene in front of the train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
freight trains
earthmoving equipment
spectators (event observers)
railroads
photographs

Physical Description

2 black and white photograph; 11.5 x 3.5 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.006.021

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item