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A limited number of photographs are available for purchase through our online gift shop. Our Photograph Archives contains over a million images. You can view a sample of photographs or contact the Historical Society for specific inquiries.

Historic Farm Show Photos
(As seen on PennLive.com)

1. Farm Show Building During 1936 Flood

Farm Show Building During 1936 Flood

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: ALB19-02312-1

Price: $9




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2. Farm Show Building During 1936 Flood

Farm Show Building During 1936 Flood

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: ALB19-02312-2

Price: $9




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3. Farm Show Building During 1936 Flood

Farm Show Building During 1936 Flood

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: ALB20-02419-1

Price: $9




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4. Farm Show Traffic on Maclay Street, 1940s

Farm Show Traffic on Maclay Street, 1940s

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-226

Price: $9




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5. Farm Show Traffic on Cameron Street, 1930s

Farm Show Traffic on Cameron Street, 1930s

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-406

Price: $9




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6. Farm Show Parking, 1940s

Farm Show Parking, 1940s

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-766

Price: $9




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7. Farm Show Operetta, 1940s

Farm Show Operetta, 1940s

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-767

Price: $9




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8. Farm Show Livestock Judging, 1983

Farm Show Livestock Judging, 1983

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-769

Price: $9




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9. Constructing Route 22 Bypass, 1930s

Constructing Route 22 Bypass, 1930s

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-2856

Price: $9




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10. Farm Show Cattle Judging, 1940s

Farm Show Cattle Judging, 1940s

Photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-3685

Price: $9




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Photos of the 1972 Hurricane Agnes Flood

1. A half-submerged billboard on South Cameron Street proclaims the message “Never Before…”

A half-submerged billboard on South Cameron Street proclaims the message Never Before...

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 47-720600-39-1a-2

Price: $12.50




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2. A view of the Shipoke District from 2nd Street looking north.

A view of the Shipoke District from 2nd Street looking north.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 47-720600-39-12c

Price: $12.50




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3. After the waters recede, Front Street near the Harris-Cameron Mansion is left covered in mud.

After the waters recede, Front Street near the Harris-Cameron Mansion is left covered in mud.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 17a-720600-14-19c

Price: $12.50




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4. An abandoned boat is left tied to a post on South River Street (directly behind the current offices of the Historical Society of Dauphin County).

An abandoned boat is left tied to a post on South River Street (directly behind the current offices of the Historical Society of Dauphin County).

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 17A-720600-14-10c2

Price: $12.50




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5. Mountain Creek in Mount Holly Springs floods South Baltimore Ave in front of The Deer Lodge.

Mountain Creek in Mount Holly Springs floods South Baltimore Ave in front of The Deer Lodge.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 2b-720622-5-08c2

Price: $12.50




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6. Mount Holly Springs, view from Mill Street looking east, debris washed onto road from nearby salvage yard.

Mount Holly Springs, view from Mill Street looking east, debris washed onto road from nearby salvage yard.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 3b-720622-6-18c

Price: $12.50




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7. A New Cumberland River Rescue boat patrols along Market Street near 5th Street.

A New Cumberland River Rescue boat patrols along Market Street near 5th Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 7b-720623-4-28c

Price: $12.50




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8. Fairview Township Fire Fighters maneuver their boat under the bridge at Bridge Street which (usually) crosses over the Yellow Breeches Creek in New Cumberland.

Fairview Township Fire Fighters maneuver their boat under the bridge at Bridge Street which (usually) crosses over the Yellow Breeches Creek in New Cumberland.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 12b-720624-5-18c

Price: $12.50




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9. A solitary figure looks on as the flood waters of the Susquehanna rise to meet the Walnut Street Bridge.

A solitary figure looks on as the flood waters of the Susquehanna rise to meet the Walnut Street Bridge.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 63-720600-54-22c

Price: $12.50




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10. As the waters recede, a view into the interior of the Walnut Street Bridge looking west.

As the waters recede, a view into the interior of the Walnut Street Bridge looking west.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 17a-720600-14-25c2

Price: $12.50




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11. An abandoned vehicle withstands the river’s current on the western ramp of the Walnut Street Bridge.

An abandoned vehicle withstands the river's current on the western ramp of the Walnut Street Bridge.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 9b-720624-3-09c

Price: $12.50




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12. Boats and debris caught against the North Bridge to Three Mile Island.

Boats and debris caught against the North Bridge to Three Mile Island.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 30-720600-26-12a

Price: $12.50




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13. View of the South Bridge to Three Mile Island.

View of the South Bridge to Three Mile Island.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 33-720600-29-15c2

Price: $12.50




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14. A view looking down into the Bottleneck on the West Shore.

A view looking down into the Bottleneck on the West Shore.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 5b-720623-2-37

Price: $12.50




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15. A view of the Bottleneck looking upriver into Wormleysburg.

A view of the Bottleneck looking upriver into Wormleysburg.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 6b-720623-3-34c

Price: $12.50




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16. A man pushes a boat on Ferry Street in Wormleysburg out toward Front Street.

A man pushes a boat on Ferry Street in Wormleysburg out toward Front Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 5b-720623-2-18c2

Price: $12.50




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17. The Susquehanna River spills over at the intersection of Front and Walnut Streets in Wormleysburg.

The Susquehanna River spills over at the intersection of Front and Walnut Streets in Wormleysburg.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 5b-720623-2-26c2

Price: $12.50




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18. National Guardsmen in Harrisburg standing at the barricades at 4th and Market Streets.

National Guardsmen in Harrisburg standing at the barricades at 4th and Market Streets.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 44-720600-36-13c

Price: $12.50




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19. National Guard checkpoint on Allison Hill in Harrisburg.

National Guard checkpoint on Allison Hill in Harrisburg.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 44-720600-36-22c

Price: $12.50




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20. The shelter at the Armory in Harrisburg: A moment of consolation.

The shelter at the Armory in Harrisburg: A moment of consolation.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 45-720600-37-21ac

Price: $12.50




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21. The shelter at the Armory in Harrisburg: A respite.

The shelter at the Armory in Harrisburg: A respite.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 48-720600-41-34c2

Price: $12.50




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22. The shelter at the Armory in Harrisburg: Close quarters and strange bedfellows.

The shelter at the Armory in Harrisburg: Close quarters and strange bedfellows.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 75-19c3

Price: $12.50




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23. The Hershey Ice Cream manufacturing plant on Cameron Street.

The Hershey Ice Cream manufacturing plant on Cameron Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 40-720623-7-32c2

Price: $12.50




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24. Receding waters reveal damage to cars on the Royer Buick used car lot on Cameron Street.

Receding waters reveal damage to cars on the Royer Buick used car lot on Cameron Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 69-720600-59-35c

Price: $12.50




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25. Cameron Street, just south of the Mulberry Street Bridge, oil and mud show the high-water mark and the regression of the flood waters.

Cameron Street, just south of the Mulberry Street Bridge, oil and mud show the high-water mark and the regression of the flood waters.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 52-720600-44-04c

Price: $12.50




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26. A view of a tree-lined Cameron Street taken from the State Street Bridge looking north toward Herr Street. Flood waters nearly cover the commercial bus in the foreground.

A view of a tree-lined Cameron Street taken from the State Street Bridge looking north toward Herr Street. Flood waters nearly cover the commercial bus in the foreground.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 58-720600-50-10c

Price: $12.50




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27. Discarded home furnishings and personal items line the streets of Shipoke.

Discarded home furnishings and personal items line the streets of Shipoke.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 21b-720600-76-36a2

Price: $12.50




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28. Flood damaged furniture parked along Market Street in Harrisburg.

Flood damaged furniture parked along Market Street in Harrisburg.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 87-720600-78-14c

Price: $12.50




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29. Heavy equipment brought in to remove the mountain of wet paper at The Patriot-News.

Heavy equipment brought in to remove the mountain of wet paper at The Patriot-News.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 90-720600-81-19c

Price: $12.50




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30. Damaged Patriot-News paper and newsprint is loaded into open hopper railcars for removal.

Damaged Patriot-News paper and newsprint is loaded into open hopper railcars for removal.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 90-720600-81-27c

Price: $12.50




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31. The Susquehanna River backs into the Conodoguinet Creek to separate West Fairview from Wormleysburg.

The Susquehanna River backs into the Conodoguinet Creek to separate West Fairview from Wormleysburg.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 10b2-720624-4-15c

Price: $12.50




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32. A motorboat approaches the intersection of Stella and Front Streets in Wormleysburg heading north towards West Fairview.

A motorboat approaches the intersection of Stella and Front Streets in Wormleysburg heading north towards West Fairview.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 7b-720623-4-31c

Price: $12.50




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33. Penn Central Shuttle Service: Arrival at the crossing at Poplar Church Road in Wormleysburg.

Penn Central Shuttle Service: Arrival at the crossing at Poplar Church Road in Wormleysburg.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 10b-720624-4-14c

Price: $12.50




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34. Penn Central Shuttle Service: Patient is carried from the boxcar.

Penn Central Shuttle Service: Patient is carried from the boxcar.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 10b2-720624-4-001c

Price: $12.50




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35. Penn Central Shuttle Service: Wormleysburg Ambulance prepares for trip up to Holy Spirit Hospital.

Penn Central Shuttle Service: Wormleysburg Ambulance prepares for trip up to Holy Spirit Hospital.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 11b-720624-5-00c

Price: $12.50




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36. On June 26, 1972, a helicopter carrying three newspersons and one pilot crashed at the Capital City Airport in New Cumberland.

On June 26, 1972, a helicopter carrying three newspersons and one pilot crashed at the Capital City Airport in New Cumberland.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 21b-720600-76-4a2

Price: $12.50




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37. Accounts of the accident claim the helicopter lost its rotor at an altitude of 300 feet and burst into flames when a portion of the rotor pierced the fuel tank. There were no survivors.

Accounts of the accident claim the helicopter lost its rotor at an altitude of 300 feet and burst into flames when a portion of the rotor pierced the fuel tank. There were no survivors.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 18A-720600-3-14c

Price: $12.50




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38. Coffins washed away from the cemetery at Forty Fort: Survey of damage.

Coffins washed away from the cemetery at Forty Fort: Survey of damage.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 59-720600-51-12a

Price: $12.50




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39. Coffins washed away from the cemetery at Forty Fort: Coffin secured for removal.

Coffins washed away from the cemetery at Forty Fort: Coffin secured for removal.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 59-720600-51-18a

Price: $12.50




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40. Coffins washed away from the cemetery at Forty Fort: Coffin airlifted from site.

Coffins washed away from the cemetery at Forty Fort: Coffin airlifted from site.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 59-720600-51-19ac

Price: $12.50




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41. Ground water spills down from the LEMO Interlocking into the bottleneck in Lemoyne.

Ground water spills down from the LEMO Interlocking into the bottleneck in Lemoyne.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 6b-720623-3-26c2

Price: $12.50




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42. Clean-up of office equipment outside of The Patriot-News building.

Clean-up of office equipment outside of The Patriot-News building.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 65-720600-56-04a2

Price: $12.50




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43. Planes at the Piper Aircraft Company in Lock Haven lie half-submerged by flood waters from the West Branch of Susquehanna River.

Planes at the Piper Aircraft Company in Lock Haven lie half-submerged by flood waters from the West Branch of Susquehanna River.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 13a-720600-10-16b

Price: $12.50




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44. Flood waters bring a mobile home to rest in the middle of a farmer’s field.

Flood waters bring a mobile home to rest in the middle of a farmer�s field.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 10a-720600-7-10c2

Price: $12.50




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45. A view from Allison Hill down to the intersection of Market and Cameron Streets.

A view from Allison Hill down to the intersection of Market and Cameron Streets.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 70-720600-60-18c

Price: $12.50




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46. A boat carrying a Harrisburg City police officer approaches the intersection of Market and Cameron Streets.

A boat carrying a Harrisburg City police officer approaches the intersection of Market and Cameron Streets.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 40-720623-7-14c

Price: $12.50




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47. A man and a woman fight against the current of the Paxton Creek at 10th & Market Streets.

A man and a woman fight against the current of the Paxton Creek at 10th & Market Streets.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 2A-720622-4-13

Price: $12.50




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48. An emergency worker in a rowboat paddles out onto Cameron Street.

An emergency worker in a rowboat paddles out onto Cameron Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 2A-720622-4-21c

Price: $12.50




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49. Harrisburg City firefighters attempt to respond to row home fire on North 2nd Street: Flood waters keep trucks at Susquehanna and Maclay Streets.

Harrisburg City firefighters attempt to respond to row home fire on North 2nd Street: Flood waters keep trucks at Susquehanna and Maclay Streets.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 38-720623-6-19c2

Price: $12.50




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50. Harrisburg City firefighters attempt to respond to row home fire on North 2nd Street: Additional fire hose is brought in on a National Guard truck in an attempt to reach the blaze on 2nd Street.

Harrisburg City firefighters attempt to respond to row home fire on North 2nd Street: Additional fire hose is brought in on a National Guard truck in an attempt to reach the blaze on 2nd Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 38-720623-6-15c

Price: $12.50




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51. Harrisburg City firefighters attempt to respond to row home fire on North 2nd Street: Firefighters attempt to approach blaze on 2nd Street from Penn Street.

Harrisburg City firefighters attempt to respond to row home fire on North 2nd Street: Firefighters attempt to approach blaze on 2nd Street from Penn Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 38-720623-6-22c

Price: $12.50




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52. Governor Shapp is carried across flood waters by Constable Ed Watson.

Governor Shapp is carried across flood waters by Constable Ed Watson.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 17A-720600-14-10c

Price: $12.50




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53. Rescue at Market and Cameron: Emergency workers form a human chain.

Rescue at Market and Cameron: Emergency workers form a human chain.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 41-720622-8-18c

Price: $12.50




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54. Rescue at Market and Cameron: Evacuees and rescue workers fight against the current from the Paxton Creek as it flows down Cameron Street.

Rescue at Market and Cameron: Evacuees and rescue workers fight against the current from the Paxton Creek as it flows down Cameron Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 41-720622-8-19

Price: $12.50




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55. Rescue at Market and Cameron: Evacuation across Cameron Street.

Rescue at Market and Cameron: Evacuation across Cameron Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 41-720622-8-20c

Price: $12.50




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56. Mayor Swenson, along with Mrs. Swenson and Constable Ed Watson, survey the flood damage from Berryhill Street near Cameron Street.

Mayor Swenson, along with Mrs. Swenson and Constable Ed Watson, survey the flood damage from Berryhill Street near Cameron Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 45-720600-37-26a2

Price: $12.50




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57. A Penn Central engine and its boxcars caught in flood waters outside of the Harrisburg Train Station.

A Penn Central engine and its boxcars caught in flood waters outside of the Harrisburg Train Station.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 47-720600-39-08c2

Price: $12.50




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58. Automobile and rail cars under the sheds in the Harrisburg Train Station.

Automobile and rail cars under the sheds in the Harrisburg Train Station.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 49-720600-41-30c

Price: $12.50




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59. Crowd standing on Conestoga Street looking down towards South Front Street and beyond into the West End of town.

Crowd standing on Conestoga Street looking down towards South Front Street and beyond into the West End of town.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 72-720600-62-29c

Price: $12.50




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60. View of Steelton at Front Street, near Jefferson Street, looking north.

View of Steelton at Front Street, near Jefferson Street, looking north.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 72-720600-62-30c

Price: $12.50




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61. Night view of a boat being pulled along South Front Street near the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Bridge in Harrisburg.

Night view of a boat being pulled along South Front Street near the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Bridge in Harrisburg.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 720712-1-05a2

Price: $12.50




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62. Market Street looking toward the submerged subway near North 5th Street.

Market Street looking toward the submerged subway near North 5th Street.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 720600-45-8-8a950

Price: $12.50




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63. A speedboat races through Harrisburg’s uptown neighborhoods.

A speedboat races through Harrisburg�s uptown neighborhoods.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 46-720600-38-15c

Price: $12.50




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64. Cars slog through flood waters on Spera Drive, near Gettysburg Road, in Lower Allen Township.

Cars slog through flood waters on Spera Drive, near Gettysburg Road, in Lower Allen Township.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 720621-3-21c

Price: $12.50




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65. Agnes’ high-water mark is painted at the Pumping Station located along the river front.

Agnes� high-water mark is painted at the Pumping Station located along the river front.

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: 720710-5-06c2

Price: $12.50




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Photos Celebrating the City of Harrisburg’s 150th Anniversary
(As seen in the Patriot-News.)

Watching the 1940 World Series in Market Square

Watching the 1940 World Series in Market Square

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-2712

Price: $12.50 + $3.00 Special S&H




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Lincoln Funeral Train at Penna RR Station

Lincoln Funeral Train at Penna RR Station

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: Z02813

Price: $12.50 + $3.00 Special S&H




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Balloon Parade on Market Street, 1940’s

Balloon Parade on Market Street, 1940's

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-344

Price: $12.50 + $3.00 Special S&H




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Market Street Bridge, late 1930’s

Market Street Bridge, late 1930's

Black and white photographic reprint

Size: Approx. 8×10 inches

Photo ID: MG698-109

Price: $12.50 + $3.00 Special S&H




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