Stereoscopic views of the Hoosac Tunnel, Massachusetts, and vicinity [graphic].

Title
Stereoscopic views of the Hoosac Tunnel, Massachusetts, and vicinity [graphic].
Publication
1865?-1885
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Description
  • 5 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 101-115x178mm.
  • 92 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American scenery, New England serie4s.
  • American views.
  • Greenfield and vicinity.
  • Hoosac tunnel & vicinity. 576.
  • Hoosac tunnel and vicinity. 260, 262-265, 267-269, 272-275, 278, 280.
  • Hoosac tunnel and vicinity. 9, 27.
  • Hoosac tunnel route series. 218-221, 226, 228, 229, 232, 236, 241, 247, 248.
  • Hoosac tunnel.
  • Hoosac tunnel. 799, 800, 804, 805, 807, 813, 816, 817, 819.
  • Hoosac tunnel.--Interior view. 1, 2.
  • Natural bridge views. 200, 205, 206, 212.
  • North Adams & vicinity. Hoosac tunnel series.
  • Views in North Adams and vicinity. 49, 58.
  • Views of Hoosac tunnel, interior & exterior.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by B.W. Kilburn, J.S. Moulton and other photographers and publishers.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F241
Title
Stereoscopic views of the Hoosac Tunnel, Massachusetts, and vicinity [graphic].
Imprint
1865?-1885
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the Hoosac tunnel on the Fitchburg Railroad: primarily construction views, including the railroad and river at eastern end of tunnel; views of the east and west portals, early in construction, when complete, from the interior, with equipment and men, one view showing miners entering tunnel in small train with flatcars; miners with drills at work deep in the tunnel; the central shaft, including a view after a naptha explosion (1867) where thirteen were killed, showing people at the top of the shaft awaiting the recovery of bodies; general view of central shaft, entrance to the shaft, machinery used to compress air, view showing engineers at work outside central shaft building; miners descending the west shaft with the Burleigh drill; the machine shop; men and children posed at the blacksmith's shop; Prof. Mowbray's nitro-glycerine works at the west shaft; men going down Hockins' well; steam shovel at work; the "N.C.Munson," first engine through Hoosac tunnel; Jenks & Rice's hotel, including views of covered bridge over Deerfield River, Fred Grant's party at the hotel; Hoosac house, train stopped in front; views in the vicinity of the tunnel, including the mountain, farm in the foreground; a natural bridge, a cascade above east portal (water diverted to wash holes while drilling); dam for diversion of water; dam on the Deerfield above the machine shop; Shelburne falls including general views and the rapids; a marble quarry; stone dam at Glen Mill.
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Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Davis, H. J., active 1870-1879. Photographer
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Hurd, W. P. Publisher
Moore, George W. Photographer
Moulton, J. S. (John S.), 1820/21- Photographer
Popkins, B. F. Photographer
Ramsdell, H. M. Publisher
Russell, R. J. Photographer
Ward, H. D. Photographer
Ward, H. S. Photographer
Hurd & Smith's Excelsior Gallery, photographers.
Russell & Stone, photographers.
U.S. Stereoscopic Company, publishers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery, New England serie4s.
American views.
Greenfield and vicinity.
Hoosac tunnel.
Hoosac tunnel. 799, 800, 804, 805, 807, 813, 816, 817, 819.
Hoosac tunnel and vicinity. 9, 27.
Hoosac tunnel and vicinity. 260, 262-265, 267-269, 272-275, 278, 280.
Hoosac tunnel & vicinity. 576.
Hoosac tunnel.--Interior view. 1, 2.
Hoosac tunnel route series. 218-221, 226, 228, 229, 232, 236, 241, 247, 248.
Natural bridge views. 200, 205, 206, 212.
North Adams & vicinity. Hoosac tunnel series.
Views in North Adams and vicinity. 49, 58.
Views of Hoosac tunnel, interior & exterior.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F241
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