Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1994.108.065
Collection Macmurphy Thatcher Family Collection
Description Print from glassplate negative. There is a railroad trestle built over a river. A group of African American men are on the tracks, four men are pushing a push cart, and two are watching. A high causeway is on either end of the trestle. The land surrounding the riverside is heavily wooded. Location is unknown, possibly around Knoxville, Tennessee. There is damage along the right hand edge of the image which replicates damage to the glassplate negative.
Date 1890 circa
Print size 7.00" x 5.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1994.108