The great railroad strike of July 1877

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Title

The great railroad strike of July 1877

Subject

[8] Scenes and incidents at the principal points of the labor insurrection: (1) Ill. - the first attack by Chicago police on the mob; (2) Penn. - ruins of the round-house and car shops at Pittsburgh; (3) N.Y. - Rioters tearing up rails of bridge at Corning; (4) N.Y. - rioters marching down NYCentral track at West Albany; (5) N.Y. Constr. gang repairing trakcs at Corning, under protection of 23d Regt, NYSNG; (6) Mob threatening members of the 9th Regt., NYSNG, at Delevan House, Albany; (7) 9th Regt NYSNG taking poss. West Albany freight yards (8) constr. gang [?]righting cars, protected by militia, Corning.

Source

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1877 Aug. 11), p. 388-9.

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

1877.

Contributor

Library of Congress

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Language

English

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Citation

“The great railroad strike of July 1877,” The Making of the Modern U.S., accessed May 20, 2022, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/makingmodernus/items/show/313.