Erie Railroad Elimination, Elmira, NY

Several men on a low embankment, probably part of the railroad, some working, some in suits looking on. A cable shovel, utility truck, and several houses are in view. A sign, 590E has been placed in the foreground of the photograph. The project described as Public Service Commission number 3199, may relate to a railroad grade crossing elimination. The image is a construction progress photograph taken by the Dept. of Public Works (related photograph file number 497).
Date Original
October 10 1933
Hart, F. J. (photographer)
New York State Archives. Transportation and state facilities related photographs and photo logs, [ca. 1920-1980] New York (State). Dept. of Transportation. Graphic Arts Unit. Series 17672-92, Box 8, photograph file 497, negative 002.
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Geographic Locations

Chemung County