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Lot 347: (PENNSYLVANIA RAIL ROAD) Group of approximately 115 photographs, including employees, terminals, operators, and trains.

ART & STORYTELLING: PHOTOGRAPHS & PHOTOBOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

25 October 2016

New York, NY, USA

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Description: (PENNSYLVANIA RAIL ROAD)
Group of approximately 115 photographs, including employees, terminals, operators, and trains.
Including candid and studio portraits of employees in uniform (featuring some employees in a typology, pictured from various sides), and terminal interiors and exteriors; some with African American subjects, a female rail-switch operator, and other female railroad employees. Silver prints, most ferrotyped, the images measuring approximately 9x7 to 14x5 5/8 inches (22.9x17.8 to 35.6x14.3 cm.), and the reverse, occasionally with retouching for reproduction on recto; some with notations, in pencil, others with a photographer's hand stamp, on verso, and some with a caption label attached to recto or verso; approximately 12 with a punched studio credit. Circa 1950

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