Picture shows the rebuilding of the Powell & California Crossing of the California Street Cable Railroad and the Ferries & Cliff House Railway (United Railroads of San Francisco) at Powell and California. One of the special yokes required for a cable crossing is evident on the left side of the photograph immediately behind the crossing excavation. Learn More
This political cartoon showing a Standard Oil tank as an octopus with many tentacles wrapped around the steel, copper, and shipping industries, as well as a state house, the U.S. Capitol, and one tentacle reaching for the White House. This vintage illustrated poster dates to 1904. Learn More
Photo of the historic Palmer House hotel on State Street and Monroe corner in downtown Chicago, IL. In addition to the hotel you can see horse drawn wagons and carriages, storefronts and shops, as well as people in early 1900s period dress walking along the streets. This old photo dates to between 1900 and 1910. Learn More
Photo shows view of the Merrill Humane Fountain, erected by Mrs. T. W. Palmer, in front of the Detroit Opera House and the Wonderland Vaudeville Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. Photo dates to between 1901 and 1906. Learn More
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