300 block of West Breckinridge Street looking west towards 4th Street. Two men sit on the curb next to a shed on the side of the road. A portion of Breckinridge Street has been dug up with shovels and pick-axes.
Men; Construction workers; Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewerage; Construction equipment
A group of men stand at the base of a wide, but not deep, trench in the process of being dug out. The men hold shovels and other tools. Near Beals Branch Road and Braeview Road south of Lexington Road.
A group of men with shovels and other equipment work at a sewer site lined with portions of pipes and supported by wood beams. The site is in front of a row of front yards with a field and houses in the background.
Iron miners; Mining; Wheelbarrows; Shovels; Iron mining
A group of miners digging for iron in the middle of a field (may be a cornfield after the harvest) in Bath County, Kentucky. Some miners have shovels and buckets. There are also two wheelbarrows and some planks across ditches.
A round is being framed out for putting in concrete. Sacks of material with the word Speed on them sit along the side of the road and mules pull carts down the road. Further up the road workers operate a machine and shovels. Utility lines frame the...
Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewers; Pipes (Conduits); Sewerage; Men; Construction workers; Women; Construction workers; Children
A wide trench is being dug at the base of a hill with a house at the top of the hill. Short vertical bars stick out of the bottom of the trench and long wood beams run across the top. Men with shovels are at the site. Next to the trench, a man,...
Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewerage; Pipes (Conduits); Sewers; Pipes (Conduits); Men; Construction workers; Construction equipment; Railroad tracks
Construction of the Southwestern Outfall combined sewer system near Bells Lane. Men work along a railroad track with shovels and construction materials, including beams. Machinery is on site at large piles of dirt.
Men use shovels at the base of a deep and wide trench. Gravel is on the side with water running down the center. The trench is supported by tall walls with wood beams above. Title supplied by cataloger.
Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewerage; Construction equipment; Men; Construction workers; African Americans
Multiple views of a trench supported by wood beams running behind gardens and houses. Three African-American men stand in a trench with shovels. Other men stand in the trench, which is in various stages of completion. Near Western Parkway, now...
Portland riverfront at Water Street between 33rd & 35th Streets, Louisville, Kentucky. A photograph of when Water Street was first built. Telephone poles have already been installed left of a road shaped dirt clearing (still containing weeds)...