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Los Angeles, California, January 25, 1948: A Santa Fe Diesel passenger locomotive hangs over Aliso Street after running off the end of rails at Union Station.

On May 22, 1843, the first major wagon train headed for the American Northwest sets out with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri on the Oregon Trail.


Steam Engine Train Car Crash

Steam Engine Train Car Crash. Newspaper press photographer's account of a horible head on train crash with an automobile. Photo probably dates to the early 1950's or perhaps as early as the 1940's.

Train Wreck ... Hartford, Ct. My dad's first time "driving" he drove through the roundhouse walls!


Statue of Liberty in Paris, c.1886

Statue of Liberty in Paris, c.1886. The statue was full-assembled in France before being dismantled and shipped to the US