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Service Men in Atlanta Terminal Station

Atlanta Station

1944-1945

These servicemen are scheduling transportation on trains leaving Atlanta Terminal Station...

Tags: Georgia | Railroads | World War II
Steam Locomotive

Steam Engine "Pershing"

1944-1945

The military-owned steam engine "Pershing" received some much-needed maintenance at Ft. Benning, Georgia after the war...

Tags: Alabama | Georgia | Railroads | World War II
44-Ton Diesel Locomotive

44-Ton Diesel Locomotive

1944-1945

This photograph depicts a small 44-ton diesel switch engine owned by the U.S. Army. These 44-ton diesels had a central cab...

Tags: Alabama | Railroads | World War II
Steam Engine Maintenance

Steam Engine Maintenance

ca. 1944

Workers at the Montgomery Holding and Reconsignment Point perform maintenance on a U.S. Marine Corps steam engine...

Tags: Alabama | Railroads | World War II
Rail and Vessel Traffic

Rail and Vessel Traffic

March 13, 1944

The Tampa Port Agency facilitated the transportation infrastructure requirements for daily rail and vessel traffic at its Jacksonville branch...

Tags: Florida | Railroads | Transportation | World War II
Robinson v. Memphis and Charleston Railroad

Railroad Lawsuit

1880-1884

In 1875 the strongest Civil Rights Act of the nineteenth century passed in Congress guaranteeing equal access to public facilities...

Tags: African Americans | Railroads | Tennessee
Train Porters

Train Porters

1920-1921

In 1920, several African American train car porters filed suit against Southern Railroad Lines to be paid in accordance with the scope of duties...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia | Railroads
Dining Car Discrimination

Dining Car Discrimination

May 1942

Complaints detailing discrimination in dining cars on the southbound L&N train led to the involvement of Thurgood Marshall, then Chief Counsel...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia | Louisiana | Railroads