1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Architectural photographs--1950-1990.

  1. David Plowden collection : photographs of architecture, landscapes, and transportation in the United States and Canada

    164 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 11 x 14 in.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    This collection of large-format photographs depicts rural, small town, industrial, and urban landscape scenes; vernacular structures such as barns; and transportation systems and technologies (railroads, ferries, steamships, and roadways). Many images document vanishing aspects of the built environment. There are also several portraits of people working in transportation or other professions, such as conductors, a blacksmith, and a shopkeeper. The images are from more than 30 states in the continental United States and 3 provinces in Canada.