Robert F. Harding, Collector, Railroad Photographs,[ca. 1890-1959]

Collection Number: 2019

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Robert F. Harding, collector, railroad photographs, [ca. 1890-1959]
Collection Number:
2019
Creator:
Robert F. Harding.
Quantity:
20 items.
Forms of Material:
Photographs and newsclippings.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Subjects include crewmen, locomotives, other rolling stock, freight yards, a wreck, right-of-way, and other views, chiefly of the New York, Ontario, and Western Railway. Also, two clippings pertaining to Marblehead, Massachusetts railroads.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Subjects include crewmen, locomotives, other rolling stock, freight yards, a wreck, right-of-way, and other views, chiefly of the New York, Ontario, and Western Railway. Also, two clippings pertaining to Marblehead, Massachusetts railroads.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Harding, Robert F.
New York, Ontario, and Western Railway Co.

Subjects:
Railroad accidents.
Railroads--Massachusetts--Marblehead.
Railroads--New York.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Robert F. Harding, collector, railroad photographs, #2019. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
N.Y.O. - H.R. [Hudson River?] Railroad. White Car Mail Train, 1890.
Box 1
Engine named "Pharsalia." Built by Baldwin in 1872. Sold in 1872. Was placed in class "F" (maybe for funny looking??).
Box 1
Engine No. 61 with six men in front. Northern Division. Copied from a print Harold Walker had in 1948. Undated, but early.
Box 1
Freight yard, Weehawken, New Jersey. Oct. 2, 1959.
Box 1
New York, Ontario and Western coal docks, no rails, Weehawken, New Jersey, Oct. 2, 1959.
Box 1
Engine No. 44 with two railroad men in front. Undated, but early.
Box 1
Train with Engine No. 140 at Haver? Railroad Station. Undated.
Box 1
M. & U.R.R. Co. Engine No. 6. Undated.
Box 1
Large field with railroad tracks running through it. Wooden post with N.Y. 324 on it, in center of field. Undated.
Box 1
N.Y.O. & W. Engine No. 53 with coal car behind. Undated.
Box 1
N.Y.O. & W. Engine No. 54 with coal car. Another engine behind. Undated.
Box 1
N.Y.O. & W. Train wreck. Train with Engine No. 275 hit another train head on. Undated.
Box 1
N.Y.O. & W. Caboose No. 8128 with six railroad men in front. Undated.
Box 1
N.Y.O. & W. Engine No. 81 and coal car in freight yard. Undated.
Box 1
Railroad bridge going over a dirt road near white frame house. Undated.
Box 1
N.Y.O. & W. Caboose No. 8105 with five men in front. From left to right, Dell Allen, engineer Kenny, flagman "Kodak" Thompson, unknown, and fireman Jude Cooper. Oneida. Undated.
Box 1
Bell with wooden post nearby with N.Y. 324 on it. Undated.
Box 1
N.Y.O. & W. train with Engine No. 68 with two railroad men in front. Undated.
Box 1
Engine with "Pittston" and L.V.R. on the front. Undated.
Box 1
Engine with four men in front and one in the engine. Undated.