Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2013.006.108
Collection Livingood Collection
Description Photograph of the U.S. Rolling Mill at Chattanooga. Long wooden structure with large smokestack at one end. A steam locomotive is in front of the mill along with a number of flatcars. Numerous men are in the photograph - they are all looking toward the camera. Large U.S. flag flying over the rolling mill. According to James A. Hoobler (see Related Publications): "The Chattanooga rolling mill, seen here both while under construction and later when in operation, was the only operating rolling mill in the South at the close of the war when the Federal authorities built it."

From post-it note on photograph (discarded):
"Rolling mill built in 1864 in Chattanooga by the U.S. government. Courtesy: National Archives."
Date 1864
Print size 8.00" x 10.00"
Copyright National Archives: Public domain
Related Publications This photograph is in "Cities Under the Gun: Images of Occupied Nashville and Chattanooga," by James A. Hoobler, on page 169; and is referred to as photograph 222.
Accession number 2013.006