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Antique 1900s Bridge Tunnel Railroad Construction Steam Machinery Photos Antique 1900s Bridge Tunnel Railroad Construction Steam Machinery Photos

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Antique 1900s Bridge Tunnel Railroad Construction Steam Machinery Photos

$750.00

Evidence of an expert and large scale operation. Remarkable Blacksmith and Carpenter Barge with tools & supplies, Elevated Iron Rail Bridge, Raw Timber Rail w/ Short Line Supply Train Cars, Tunnel Entrance and Bridge Expanse...
Vintage 1900s Steam Gas Plumbing Trade Sign Store Photo Vintage 1900s Steam Gas Plumbing Trade Sign Store Photo

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Vintage 1900s Steam Gas Plumbing Trade Sign Store Photo

$195.00

Stoner and Kennedy men hold tools, a Glauber Brass Works poster advertises Stop Waste Cocks (faucets) and all manner of sinks and pumps line the sidewalk. Boiler at right is stenciled Pittsburgh PA. Fantastic and...
Antique 1908 Native American Mexican California Man Tribal Badge Photo RPPC Antique 1908 Native American Mexican California Man Tribal Badge Photo RPPC

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Antique 1908 Native American Mexican California Man Tribal Badge Photo RPPC

$750.00

The town of Imperial California was incorporated along with others in the Mexicali Valley by the Imperial Land Company beginning in the year 1900. Our sitter may well be local authority given his stature, the manner of...
Antique 1920s Romany German Gypsies English Camp Photos RPPC Antique 1920s Romany German Gypsies English Camp Photos RPPC

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Antique 1920s Romany German Gypsies English Camp Photos RPPC

$1,250.00

Gypsy encampments in the UK are centuries old occurrences but photographic evidence is beyond rare. Signed J.W. Houlker and identified Loughborough England we can assume these are professional shots with an air of candid happenings and...
Vintage 1901 Paupers Grave Pest House Disease Victim Greenwood MS Receipt Vintage 1901 Paupers Grave Pest House Disease Victim Greenwood MS Receipt

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Vintage 1901 Paupers Grave Pest House Disease Victim Greenwood MS Receipt

$95.00

Leflore County, MS accounting bill dated March 1, 1901 for the burial of one anonymous pauper who died in a community pest house ($2.50 grave digging). The term is used for buildings designed to quarantine and...
Antique 1890 Runaway Sharecropper African American Man Whipped MS Delta Letter Antique 1890 Runaway Sharecropper African American Man Whipped MS Delta Letter

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Antique 1890 Runaway Sharecropper African American Man Whipped MS Delta Letter

$295.00

While the men in question, Sam and Sid, were by Lincoln’s order of abolition two full generations removed from slavery, they are very much treated here as though owned.   Joseph J. McNeill Jr (sp)...
Vintage 1910s Most Interesting Photographer Award Goes To. Vintage 1910s Most Interesting Photographer Award Goes To.

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Vintage 1910s Most Interesting Photographer Award Goes To.

$950.00

W.D. Pratt was born in 1870, in the town of Brownsville Pennsylvania, an early glass center and shipping port outside of Pittsburgh. It is said that he was too sickly a child to attend school...
1890s Grand Lake Michigan Provision Sail Boat Grocery Store Photo 1890s Grand Lake Michigan Provision Sail Boat Grocery Store Photo

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1890s Grand Lake Michigan Provision Sail Boat Grocery Store Photo

$750.00

Government Island (part of the Les Cheneaux Islands in now Hiawatha National Forest) was owned and operated as a quarry by the federal government for much of the late 19th century, used in the construction...
1920s Union Strike Anti Scab Factory Labor Propaganda Card 1920s Union Strike Anti Scab Factory Labor Propaganda Card

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1920s Union Strike Anti Scab Factory Labor Propaganda Card

$95.00

They don’t even want a scab in h—-!  Measures 3 x 4.25”, it has lived a life. Condition shows wallet creases, edge tear, toning and stain bottom left. Rare to have been saved at all. ...
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