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34 Railroad Photographs: Wrecked Trains & Others

A very interesting mixed grouping of photos of locomotive, railway cars, crews of locomotives, and train wrecks, all from prior to 1910.

Matted albumen print photo of a wrecking train. 14 old photos of steam engine locomotives of various types and descriptions, from different lines including the Maine Central, the C. & N.W., the Dominion Atlantic of Canada, and others.

A very interesting photo of a private locomotive with fuel area and built as one car called the “Vixen.”

Photo of a rail car with a mountain of large casks on it in a pyramid, the casks marked “S.F.”

Two copies of a photo of a rail car with a pile of what appears to be snow and timbers on it.

8 photos of a train wreck of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad with a specially built engine with a crane on it putting the locomotive back on its tracks.

3 CDVs of a locomotive, a train wreck, and a rail bridge under construction over a river.

2 matted albumen print photos of large steam locomotives.

Matted albumen print photo of a conductor standing in front of a Pike’s Peak passenger car.

Matted albumen print of a rail car buried in snow.

Matted albumen print of a wrecked locomotive. Minor foxing.

Matted albumen print of a group standing in front of a train card and fueler labeled “Northern,” all are identified on the back, labeled, “Taken at Crookston Minn. 1902”

Matted albumen print photo of a wrecking train of the Southern Pacific at “wreck on Gelston (Eldridge) Sunday, Sept. 25 ’98.” Some minor foxing.

Matted albumen print photo of a wrecked train.

Identical matted albumen print photo.

Large matted photo of streetcar marked, “Hollywood,” and “Gardner Jct.”

Large matted albumen print photo of railway push card and crew of 7 men.

Dimensions: Varying: The larger matted albumen prints include 9.75 by 7.75 inches at the largest. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

Most are very good. There is some foxing on a few, as described. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

 

 

Estimate: $100 - $250
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$182
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.