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Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Railroad (K & IT) photographs, ca. 1910-1913

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Title

Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Railroad (K & IT) photographs

Date

ca. 1910-1913

Repository

University of Louisville Special CollectionsLouisville, Kentucky 40292 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Railroad (K & IT) photographs, ca. 1910-1913, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville.

Extent

878 negatives and prints

Scope and Content

These photographs document the construction of the second Kentucky and Indiana Bridge constructed in 1912 between Louisville, Kentucky, and New Albany, Indiana. The images show streets and houses in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville near the construction site, construction workers and machinery, and the K & IT roundhouse and yards. In addition there are views of the Daisy Line interurban cars running between Louisville and New Albany, the first electrified line in the country. A separate set of 137 prints documents K & I grade crossings, and the building of overpasses in west Louisville and east downtown.

Subjects

  • Business and Industry

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