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History: 1800s Photo of LIRR Engine

Written by Ls Cohen  |  19. December 2020

Three women appear next to a locomotive train engine on tracks, in attire from roughly 1890-1910. They stand next to three men who are also on track level. Another man appears in the cab of the train engine. The men all appear to be railroad employees. The Eichhorn family did have multiple family members who worked with the Long Island Railroad.

 

Photo: For educational use only. The East Hampton Library, Long Island Collection.

 

This photograph is part of the collection of the Carleton Kelsey Collection of the Amagansett Historical Association. Kelsey was a local historian and librarian who collected photographs from others to add to the many photographs he took of the community himself.

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