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Andrew J. Russell : Photography as a historical resource and tool for business development (Spring/Summer 2013)


John Gruber gives us a retrospective on Andrew J. Russell, photographer of the Civil War and of the Union Pacific Railroad construction. Gruber shows that Russell’s work was a business development tool for UP and continues to be a useful historical resource--topics that scholars often ignore.

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Authors & Contributors
Mingus, Scott L., Sr.
Wolmar, Christian
Thomas, William G.
Hansen, Peter A.
Waller, Peter
Mary Amanda Helmich
Railroad History
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Yale University Press
Liverpool University Press
FYA Publications
South Platte Press and Brueggenjohann/Reese, Inc.
Land transportation
Photography of railroads
Labor and Laborers, Railroad
Discussion, Roundtable
Stiles, T.J.
Orsi, Richard J.
White, Richard W.
Klein, Maury
Delano, Jack
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
21st century
United States
Western states (U.S.)
California (U.S.)
Wyoming (U.S.)
Union Pacific Railway Company
Central Pacific Railroad Company
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
California State Railroad Museum
Office of War Information

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