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Flatcar Follies: 1920

Flatcar Follies: 1920

1 month ago   |   Shorpy

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Washington Times - Oil Co." is all it says on this glass negative showing a rusty coal-fired boiler, a crate on skids and a guy holding a beer...
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A Photographic Series of Miniature Faux Fur Landscapes Examines the Myth of the Wild West

A Photographic Series of Miniature Faux Fur Landscapes Examines the Myth of the Wild West

3 monthes ago   |   Colossal   |   2 articles

Waterfall At first glance, Areca Roe 's photographic series, ‘O Pioneer,' seems to depict placid vistas of the American West, not dissimilar to what might be seen on a...
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An In-Depth Look at the Le Corbusier-Designed Barge Which Sank Last Month

An In-Depth Look at the Le Corbusier-Designed Barge Which Sank Last Month

3 monthes ago   |   Arch Daily

Image via Archipostale This article was originally published by Metropolis Magazine as " The Fascinating History of Le Corbusier's Lost Barge ." This winter, France experienced...
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Woodward Breaker: 1900

Woodward Breaker: 1900

3 monthes ago   |   Shorpy

1900. "Woodward coal breaker, Kingston, Pennsylvania." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
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Energy Dept. Photog: I Was Fired for Photos of Rick Perry and Coal CEO

Energy Dept. Photog: I Was Fired for Photos of Rick Perry and Coal CEO

5 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

A former US Department of Energy photographer is accusing the US government of firing him for leaking photos of a private meeting between energy secretary Rick Perry and a big...
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Howdy Duty: 1953

Howdy Duty: 1953

9 monthes ago   |   Shorpy

June 1953. "Howdy Doody Show's Clarabell the Clown pays a one-week visit to the Dolan family in Boone County, West Virginia, after Linda Dolan, daughter of coal mine foreman...
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Coal Country: 1910

Coal Country: 1910

9 monthes ago   |   Shorpy

Circa 1910. "Coal loading at Ford Collieries, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
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Seven Bridges: 1912

Seven Bridges: 1912

9 monthes ago   |   Shorpy

Pittsburgh circa 1912. "Coal barges at 'The Point' - Confluence of Allegheny and Monongahela at start of Ohio River." A bounty of seven spans for you bridge identifiers out...
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Striking Portrait: 1939

Striking Portrait: 1939

10 monthes ago   |   Shorpy

"Coal miner during May 1939 strike. Kempton, West Virginia." 4x5 acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.
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Company Men: 1911

Company Men: 1911

11 monthes ago   |   Shorpy

January 1911. Pittston, Pennsylvania. "Four Breaker Boys working in 9 Breaker, Hughestown Borough, Pennsylvania Coal Company. Boy on left is Tony Ross, 142 Panama Street. Other...
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