Photo Record

Object Name Image, Digital
Catalog Number 2014.049.068
Collection Matthew C. Miller Digital Collection
Description Digitized photograph, stereoscopic view, taken from a high elevation, of an early town settlement with open land, dwellings, businesses, and railroads. The Smith & Child Lumber business is centered in the image with planks of wood stacked around the building.There are other wood-frame buildings surrounding Smith & Child. In the middle ground are uncoupled railroad cars and coupled cars attached to an engine that looks like it's passing over a low bridge. In the distance are groupings of dwellings and outbuildings and trees. In the immediate foreground is the cast iron railing on the roof of the Stanton House hotel.
Stamped on the front: Popular Series. American Views. Chattanooga. 9978. E. from Stanton House. On the back there is a partial acid ghost reverse of "Popular Series" and "American Views."
Date 1875 circa
Accession number 2014.049