[Ferry Barge and Passenger Train in New Orleans]

Description:

Southern Pacific's ferry barge, the "Mastodon" with passenger train aboard, is taken in tow by tugboats for the crossing of the Mississippi River at New Orleans.

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: 614
Past 30 days: 11
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 ferry barge, the "Mastodon" with passenger train aboard, is taken in tow by tugboats for the crossing of the Mississippi River at New Orleans.

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Southern Pacific Railroad | Mississippi River | tug boats | ferry barges | Mastodon | passenger trains | El Listo of New Orleans
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1-0018
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28915
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public