AEF Railway Engineers WWI photo-scrapbook, 1917-1919
Scope and Contents
The album documents barracks life, rifle range acitivity, the Army Service School, Leavenworth prison, engineer training (road march, bivouac, pontoon bridges, walls, base camps, and locomotives (including some from the Paris-Orleans railway), rolling stock (box cars, flat cars, and tank car gondolas), steam shovels, and trucks (5 ton and ambulances). Post-war images include vehicles, buildings, construction (railroad bridge, river lock, river boat crane, barges, paved roads, etc.).
- 1917 - 1919
- Harrison, Ben, 1833-1901 (Photographer, Person)
These materials are in English.
This material is open for research use by any registered reader.
Use and Copyright
This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
World War I photograph album compiled by an unknown engineer from the 18th Engineer Regiment (Railway), with basic training at Fort Ben Harrison [Indiana], from an apparent and subsequent 1917 assignment in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to his follow-on posting in France, including Bassens. The album concludes with images of post-war construction projects such as Lock 39 on the Ohio River.
1 Linear Feet (1 box (319 B/W silver gelatin snapshots in a photo album))
Collection shelved on 3rd floor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Album measures 18.5 x 31.2 x 4.3 cm
- Fort Leavenworth (Kan.).
- Special Collections -- Scrapbooks -- World War I.
- United States. Army. Engineer Regiment (Railway), 18th -- Photographs
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
- World War, 1914-1918.
- AEF Railway Engineers WWI photo-scrapbook, 1917-1919
- Milissa Burkart
- 2013 September
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