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    • Shippingport hydroelectric station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Hydroelectric power; Power plants; Industrial facilities; Construction workers
    • Men stand on the bank of Shippingport Island looking across the Ohio River toward the Indiana shore. Construction materials are strewn on the ground behind them. The inscription on the photograph says, ""No. 162 - Louisville Hydro-Electric Co....
    • Construction equipment, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Construction equipment; Construction; Smokestacks
    • A crane and a backhoe are lined up in a construction yard next to construction materials. An inscription on the photograph says, ""No. 179 Louisville Hydro-Electric Co. Contract No. 806 - Shippingport - Dec-24-1927 - Construction Equipment."" A...
    • Construction equipment, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Construction equipment; Construction workers; Railroad cars
    • A man stands on the rail of a small locomotive looking at the camera. An inscription on the photographs says, ""No. 181 - Louisville Hydro-Electric Co. - Contract No. 806 - Shippingport Hydro-Station - Dec-24-1927 - Construction Equipment.""
    • Construction equipment, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Construction equipment
    • A row of what could be tractors is lined up in a construction zone. An inscription on the photograph says, ""No. 183 - Louisville Hydro-Electric Co. Construction Dept. - Contract No. 806 - Shippingport Hydro-Station - Dec-24-1927 - Construction...
    • Placing transformer at Ohio Falls Hydroelectric Station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Hydroelectric power; Transformer rooms; Interiors; Electrical apparatus; Hoisting machinery
    • Three men tug ropes near the top of a tall mechanical structure on the narrow ledges of which they're standing. A fourth worker stands in a crane alongside the heavy equipment. A system of pulleys is visible above the equipment, and a conveyer belt...
    • Hydroelectric Station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Hydroelectric generators; Hydroelectric power; Equipment; Industrial facilities; Dams
    • The interior of the generator shaft room of the Hydroelectric Station at the McAlpine Locks and Dam along the Falls of the Ohio in Louisville, Ky. A row of eight large circular generators along a narrow room. Handwritten on the border of the...
    • Drift flowing through bear trap, Ohio River, 1928.

    • Rivers; Men; Dams; Hydroelectric power; Power plants
    • Taken from an elevated position at bear trap on the Ohio River, a group of men stand and look out onto drift flowing on the river. Handwritten on the border of the negative "Ohio River - Drift flowing thru Bear Trap at hydro-electric plant."
    • Hydroelectric Station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Buildings; Industrial facilities; Power plants; Hydroelectric power
    • Generators at a hydroelectric plant along the Ohio River. A long corridor with concrete walls and entrances to generators. Each entrance has a sign outside of it that marks the units (i.e. "Unit 1"). Handwritten on border of negative "Ohio Falls -...
    • Ice passing through bear trap on the Ohio River, 1928.

    • Rivers; Railroad bridges; Bridges; Pennsylvania Railroad; Ice; Hydroelectric power; Power plants
    • Chunks of ice in the Ohio River passing through a bear trap dam. The Fourteenth Street Bridge, also known as the Pennsylvania R.R. Bridge, can be seen in the background. Handwritten on border of negative "Ohio River - ice passing through bear trap...
    • Louisville Hydro Electric Power Plant, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Hydroelectric power; Power plants; Rivers
    • The Louisville Hydro Electric Power Plant, taken from the Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Bridge. The plant, a white building, can be seen in the distance along the Ohio River. Handwritten on the border of the negative is "Ohio Falls / Hydro-electric...
    • Dam and Louisville Hydro Electric Power Plant, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Hydroelectric power; Power plants; Rivers; Dams; Locks (Hydraulic engineering); Bridges; Railroad bridges
    • A view of a dam on the Ohio River looking downstream towards the Louisville Hydro Electric Power Plant. The plant, a white building, can be seen in the distance along the Ohio River. Handwritten on border of negative "Ohio River- Louisville- U.S....
    • Louisville Hydro Electric Power Plant, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Hydroelectric generators; Hydroelectric power; Equipment; Industrial facilities; Dams
    • The interior of the generator shaft room of the Hydroelectric Power Plant at the McAlpine Locks and Dam along the Falls of the Ohio in Louisville, Ky. A row of eight large circular generators along a narrow room. Handwritten on border of negative...
    • Interior of the Louisville Hydro Electric Company, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Hydroelectric power; Transformer rooms; Interiors; Electrical apparatus; Hoisting machinery; Men
    • Men are placing a transformer at the Lou. Hydro Electric Co. Plant. Written on the negative: No. 4 / Louisville Hydro-Electric Co. Construction Dept. / Project - No. 997 / Ohio Falls Hydro-Elec. Sta. / Placing 18750 - KVA - Trans. 125 Ton Niles...
    • Interior of the Louisville Hydro Electric Company, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Hydroelectric power; Transformer rooms; Interiors; Electrical apparatus; Hoisting machinery; Men
    • Men are placing a transformer at the Lou. Hydro Electric Co. Plant. Written on the negative: No. 5 / Louisville Hydro-Electric Co. Construction Dept. / Project - No. 997 / Ohio Falls Hydro-Elec. Sta. / Placing 18750 - KVA - Trans.
    • Luncheon party, 1927.

    • Jug bands; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; Parties; Segregation; People
    • A group of African American musicians kneels in the foreground. They wear overalls and straw hats and each hold an instrument including jug, guitar, banjo, and saxophone. In a covered outdoor area at three rows of tables a large group of mostly...

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