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).
Identifier
NYSA_17672-92_B08_497_002
Date
October 10 1933
Contributor
Hart, F. J. (photographer)
Language
English
Source
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