["Sunset Limited" crossing the Mississippi River]

Description:

Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" train No. 1 westbound, aboard the ferry barge "Mastodon" accompanied by Engine No.73, a steam switcher, type 0-6-0, with a slope-backed tender - is being ferried across the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Avondale, Louisiana.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Louisiana - Orleans Parish - New Orleans
Creation Date: c. 1930  
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 399
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1930
  • Digitized: August 9, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Louisiana - Orleans Parish - New Orleans
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" train No. 1 westbound, aboard the ferry barge "Mastodon" accompanied by Engine No.73, a steam switcher, type 0-6-0, with a slope-backed tender - is being ferried across the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Avondale, Louisiana.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print, b&w : 8 in. x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Southern Pacific Railroad | Sunset Limited | ferry | Mississippi River | steam engines
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1-0019
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28914
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public