Herbert H. Harwood, Jr. collection of railroad negatives

About this collection

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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