Herbert H. Harwood, Jr. collection of railroad negatives

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Herbert Harwood Jr. Railroad and Transportation Collection of photographic negatives comprises nearly 150,000 images covering all of the twentieth century. The collection includes Harwood’s own work as a railroad photographer as well as the work of others. Among the collection are photographs from many notable photographers active in the 1930s and ‘40s and well as the work of his father-in-law, George M. Beischer, who served as the chief mechanical officer for several railroads, including the fledgling Amtrak in the 1970s.

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    Image: Aerotrain in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1956 (Herbert H. Harwood, Jr.)

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CSX Transportation engine #1073 at Tilford Yard in Atlanta, Ga.
CSX Transportation engine #1073 (formerly Conrail engine #9592 in CR scheme) at Tilford Yard in Atlanta, Georgia.
CSX Transportation engine #116 at Goodman, Ohio.
CSX Transportation engine #116 (noted as 1st 116) at Goodman, Ohio.
Charleston & Western Carolina engine #402 in Augusta, Ga.
Charleston & Western Carolina engine #402 in Augusta, Georgia.
Locomotive #446 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Delaware & Hudson Railroad
Interstate Railroad engine #2 in Andover, Va.
Interstate Railroad engine #2 in Andover, Virginia.
Northbound hopper train under Hainesburg viaduct in Hainesburg, New Jersey
Locomotive # 303, Type 2-8-0, destined for New England power generating plants pausing under Hainesburg Viaduct of DL&W cutoff. Hainesburg station at left of photograph
Lousville & Nashville engine #666 in Nashville, Tenn.
Lousville & Nashville engine #666 (formerly Lexington & Eastern engine #27) in Nashville, Tenn.
Lousville & Nashville engine #783 in Pensacola, Fla.
Lousville & Nashville engine #783 in Pensacola, Florida.
Hiawatha display at Chicago Railroad Fair
Milwaukee Road's diplay of new 'Hiawatha' observation cars at the Chicago Railroad Fair.
North Woods Hiawatha
Rear of the Milwaukee Road's North Woods Hiawatha train with 'beaver tail' observation car.
Hiawatha Skytop lounge observation car
Milwaukee Road train traveling eastbound Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Afternoon Hiawatha leaving Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hiawatha Skytop observation car traveling westbound.
Olympian Hiawatha near Portage, Wisconsin
Milwaukee Road, Fairbanks-Morse Erie-built diesel engine.
Olympian Hiawatha near Butte, Montana
Milwaukee Road, Fairbanks-Morse Erie-built diesel engine.

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