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Lagonda agricultural works

Lagonda agricultural works. (Vignettes of farm machinery). Lithograph by G. W. Lewis, 1859.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-1837 (color film copy transparency); LC-USZ62-502

Bellaire Manufacturing Company

Bellaire Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of mowers, reapers, threshing machines, etc., Bellaire Ohio. (Exterior). Lithograph in Illustrated atlas of the upper Ohio River Valley, 1877.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1106

Jas. B. Smith & Co's Philada. Blank Book Manufactory

Jas. B. Smith & Co's Philada. Blank Book Manufactory. Lithograph by A. Kollner, 1850.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2619


Richmond. A cigarette factory

Richmond. A cigarette factory. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Jan. 15, 1887, after John Durkin.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2672

S. J. Patterson. Wholesale Coal

S. J. Patterson. Wholesale Coal. Lithograph by the Henderson-Achert Co., 1887.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4848

Drying codfish by the artificial heat method. Gloucester, Mass

Drying codfish by the artificial heat method. Gloucester, Mass. Photograph by KeystoneView Co., 1924.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7318

Process of manufacturing coke at the works of H. C. Frick Company

Process of manufacturing coke at the works of H. C. Frick Company. Lithograph by National Bureau of Engraving.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-982 (color film copy transparency); LC-USZ62-1043

Laying the cable for the Broadway surface railroad at Union Square, New York

Laying the cable for the Broadway surface railroad at Union Square, New York. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, Sept. 26, 1891, of drawing by Hughson Hawley.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5364

The twenty-story building of the American Surety Company

The twenty-story building of the American Surety Company ... now in the course of erection. Reproduction in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspapers, Apr. 25, 1895, of watercolor by G. W. Peters.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3252

View of the Boott Cotton Mills, at Lowell, Mass.

View of the Boott Cotton Mills, at Lowell, Mass. Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, May 29, 1852.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2604

Cotton loading. (2 views)

Cotton loading. (2 views). Wood engraving in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Apr. 21, 1855.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2747

Cotton pressing in Louisiana

Cotton pressing in Louisiana. Wood engraving in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Apr. 12, 1856.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4204

South Carolina. Our great national industry. Shipping cotton

South Carolina. Our great national industry. Shipping cotton from Charleston to foreign and domestic ports. A scene on North Commercial wharf. Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspapers, Nov.l6, 1878, after H. A. Odgen.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2675

Fisherman landing in the surf at Seabright, New Jersey

Fisherman landing in the surf at Seabright, New Jersey. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, Nov. 7, 1891, of drawing by M. J. Burns.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5372

Glass works of J. H. Hobbs, Brockunier & Co., Wheeling, West Va.

Glass works of J. H. Hobbs, Brockunier & Co., Wheeling, West Va. Lithograph in Illustrated atlas of the upper Ohio River Valley, 1877.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1107

New York. The grain movement from the west.

New York. The grain movement from the west. Arrival of enormous quantities of grain at the New York Central and Hudson River elevator... Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspapers, Nov. 10, 1877.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2110

Gun-casting for the government at the Bethlehem iron-works

Gun-casting for the government at the Bethlehem iron-works. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, Mar. 14, 1891, of drawing by W. A. Rogers.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5374

Knickerbocker Co. cutting ice

Knickerbocker Co. cutting ice. Rockland lake. Lithograph by G. & W. Endicott, 1846.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2544

Ice cutting at Rockland Lake, New York

Ice cutting at Rockland Lake, New York. ( Same scene as above entry). Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Jan. 17, 1852.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2767

Ice harvesting, Conneaut Lake, Pa.

Ice harvesting, Conneaut Lake, Pa. Cutting the cross sections with a saw. Photograph by Keystone View Co., 1907.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7313

Greenwood Iron Works, Orange Co., N. Y.

Greenwood Iron Works, Orange Co., N. Y. Lithograph in F. W. Beers, Orange County atlas, 1875.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4617

Red cedar lumbering at Cedar Keys, Florida

Red cedar lumbering at Cedar Keys, Florida. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, May 13, 1882, after S.G.W. Benjamin.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3433

The lumber district of Chicago

The lumber district of Chicago. View from the west side waterworks. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Oct. 20, 1883, after Charles Graham.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5362

Match-makers

Match-makers. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, June 17, 1871.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5375

The press-room of the New York Tribune

The press-room of the New York "Tribune." Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspapers, July 20, 1861.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2024

The old and the new

The old and the new. (The first, 1859, oil well near Titusville, Pa., & an 1891 oil well). Wood engraving by Field-Beattie, 1891.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7125

View of Spindle top, Texas (oil wells)

View of Spindle top, Texas (oil wells). Photograph by Trost Studio, 1915.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7127

Shucking oysters, Baltimore, Maryland

Shucking oysters, Baltimore, Maryland. Photograph by Keystone View Co., 1905.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7315

Machine which makes straight pins

Machine which makes straight pins. Photograph, 1917.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7252

Machine that straightens and cards straight pins

Machine that straightens and cards straight pins. Photograph, 1917.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7247

Farny's sketches of pork packing in the U. S.

[Farny's sketches of pork packing in the U. S.]. Lithograph by Ehrgott & Krebs, 1873.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-03169 (digital file from original print, color)

Printer's advertisement

Printer's advertisement. (Samples of cards and posters for manufacturers, clubs, watchmakers, barbers, tailors, etc.) Wood engraving
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2594

Printer's advertisement

Printer's advertisement. (Samples of cards and posters for manufacturers, clubs, watchmakers, barbers, tailors, etc.) Wood engraving
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2595

Hoe's Web printing machine, exhibited in Machinery Hall

Hoe's "Web printing machine," exhibited in Machinery Hall. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Dec. 9, 1876, after photograph by Centennial Photographic Co.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5360

View of the interior of our publishing or business hall

View of the interior of our publishing or business hall ... Tremont and Bromfield Streets, Boston. (Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion Publishing Co.). Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, May 8, 1852.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2601

Salt-mines on the Isle Petite Auce, Louisiana

Salt-mines on the Isle Petite Auce, Louisiana. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Aug. 22, 1868, after A. R. Waud.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4203

W. S. & C. H. Thomson's skirt manufactory

W. S. & C. H. Thomson's skirt manufactory. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Feb. 19, 1859.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2035


Sponge fishing

Sponge fishing. Lithograph by H. L. Ettman & Co., 1897.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2384

Preparation for war to defend commerce

Preparation for war to defend commerce. The Swedish southwark with the building of the frigate Philadelphia. Engraving in William Birch & Son, The city of Philadelphia ... as it appeared in the year 1800, 1800.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-569 (color film copy transparency); LC-USZ62-56362 (b&w film copy neg.); LC-USZ62-3249 (b&w film copy neg.)

Ship-building at East Boston

Ship-building at East Boston. Wood engraving in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, May 19, 1855.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1474

The blast furnaces at Pittsburgh at night

The blast furnaces at Pittsburgh at night. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Nov. 21, 1885, after Charles Graham.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5773

Making Bessemer steel at Pittsburgh

Making Bessemer steel at Pittsburgh. The converters at work. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Apr. 10, 1886, after Charles Graham.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-795

Interior of great weaving room, Fall River, Mass.

Interior of great weaving room, Fall River, Mass. Photograph by B. W. Kilburn, 1903.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7319

A silk mill, Paterson, N. J.

A silk mill, Paterson, N. J. Picking the cloth after weaving. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood, 1913.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7316

G. Groezinger's wine cellar & vineyard

G. Groezinger's wine cellar & vineyard - Yountville, Napa, California. Lithograph by F. Korbel & Bros.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1280

Wine culture in California

[Wine culture in California]. Wood engraving in La Illustracion Espanñola y Americana, Sept. 15, 1879.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1083

Mills

Mills on the Black River

Mills on the Black River. Lithograph in Jacques G. Milbert, Itinéraire pittoreque du fleuve Hudson, et des parties latérales de l' Amerique du Nord, 1828-1829.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1054

Saw-mill at the villages of Glenns

Saw-mill at the villages of Glenns. Lithograph in Jacques G. Milbert, Itinéraire pittoresque du fleuve Hudson..., 1828-1829.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1052

Old mill at Sandy Hook, Md.

Old mill at Sandy Hook, Md., Aug. 5, 1863. Pencil drawing by Edwin Forbes, 1863.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1069

 

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