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The great strike--Blockade of engines at Martinsburg, West Virginia / from photograph by D. Bendann.

The great strike--Burning of the Lebanon Valley Railroad bridge by the rioters / drawn by Fred. B. Schell.

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- Riots--West Virginia--Martinsburg--1870-1880
- Railroad strikes--West Virginia--Martinsburg--1870-1880
- Fires--Pennsylvania--Lebanon Valley--1870-1880
- Bridges--Pennsylvania--Lebanon Valley--1870-1880

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The Great [railroad] Strike [Pittsburgh, Pa. 1877]: Burning of the Round-house at Pittsburgh; A funeral among the ruins... [2 scenes (single page)] B&W FILM COPY NEG.

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The Great [railroad] Strike [Pittsburgh, Pa. 1877]: Burning of the Round-house at Pittsburgh; A funeral among the ruins

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The great railroad strike of July 1877

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1. First attack by Chicago police on the mob
2. Pennsylvania - ruins of the round-house
3. N.Y. - Rioters tearing up rails at bridge of Corning
4. N.Y. - Rioters marching down NYC track at West Albany
5. N.Y. - Construction workers repairing…

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Railroad building on the great plains

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A drawing of railroad tracks being put down by workers

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The Latest. Riotous Strikers. A mob of Strikers Take Possession of a Railroad Train.

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A newspaper headline following the first days of the Great Railroad Strike.

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