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  • Subject: Road construction
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    • Road construction crew and equipment, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Construction; Construction workers; Men; People; Laborers; Construction industry; Construction equipment; Road construction; Road rollers; Roads; Streets
    • Two images of road construction somewhere in a residential area in Louisville, Ky. The first image shows three large road paving construction vehicles. Several men look on. The second image shows men shoveling gravel that is being dumped onto the...
    • Asphalt paving of residential road, 1930.

    • Roads; Streets; Construction; Progress photographs; Construction equipment; Road construction; Road rollers; Men; People
    • Six photographs of road asphalt construction showing before, during and after, in an unknown location. The first image shows a large crane shovel next to a mound of gravel. Several white men stand nearby. The other images show laborers working on...
    • Construction of Indiana Road Number 7, Indiana, 1928.

    • Roads; Construction; Road construction; Carts & wagons; Construction workers
    • Construction of Indiana Road #7. The road curves up to the left and turns to the right and is obscured by a rocky hill to the right of the image. Four men are working on the road towards the forefront of the picture. They are wearing overalls, long...
    • Road construction, 1928.

    • Road construction; African Americans; Roads; Children; Gasoline pumps
    • A group of men spread asphalt on what appears to be a small town street in front of a gas station as several people watch. An African American child walks down the sidewalk.
    • Workers laying down asphalt for a road, 1928.

    • Construction; Road construction; People; People associated with manual labor; Construction workers; Men
    • A group of workers are laying down asphalt for a road. The included invoice with the original photograph does not state the location, but is likely a road in Kentucky or Indiana. There are 16 white men bringing shovels of asphalt to the road while...
    • Road construction crew at 3rd and Winkler, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Ford Motor Company; Men; Construction workers; African Americans; African American men--Employment; Road construction; Horse-drawn vehicles
    • African American men work paving the road at the intersection of 3rd Street and Winkler Avenue. The Ford Motor Company building that eventually became the Reynolds building is in background. The workers use dump trucks and a horse-drawn wagon. One...
    • Road construction equipment, 1927.

    • Men; Road construction; Construction equipment
    • A man stands next to a steamroller at the side of a dirt road. A plow sits behind the steamroller and a man is walking away from it carrying a bucket. The men are part of a crew paving the road. A wooden structure sits across the road with a man...
    • Preparing a road for paving, 1927.

    • Men; Horses; Trucks; Road construction
    • A long road winds through shallow hills in the distance. Gravel has been laid on the road in the foreground and a man with a bucket is walking towards the camera. A team of horses is along side the roadway hauling dirt over a small wood path laid...
    • Mules hauling dirt, 1927.

    • Mules; Men; Construction equipment; Road construction
    • Two teams of two mules are hauling large buckets of gravel on a laid wood pathway. The wood pathway goes up a small bridge where, at the top, the gravel is dropped into a truck waiting beneath. A man standing behind the mule team at the top of the...
    • Road grading, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Laborers; Road construction; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Road grading, Kentucky. Three men drive tractors in a row, grading a dirt road right between two hills; trees are visible on the left bank. The tractor in front says "35."
    • Men pouring asphalt, 1928.

    • Men; Road construction; Children; Signs (Notices)
    • A group of men pour asphalt on a street in what appears to be the downtown of an unidentified city. Children and men stand on the sidewalk and watch. Visible signs include ones for Fisk Tires, Gold Medal Flour, Seiberling All Treads, Ford and...
    • Paving a road, 1924.

    • Men; Hats; Clothing & dress; Road construction
    • A group of men in coveralls and hats are spreading asphalt over a gravel road with rakes and shovels. There is a dump truck, a steam roller, and a wood cart of coal with them. In the background is a cemetery. On the right side of the road is a...

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