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Collection Photo Archives
Object ID K_7_015
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title [Branch Line Crossing]
Date 1890s
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1899
Description The Branch Line crossing the D&R Canal at Princeton Basin in the 1890s.

Princeton Basin was a canal settlement of over forty buildings with a turning basin for boats. Princeton Basin was home to dealers of lumber, coal, and groceries; a bottling plant; tradesmen such as paperhangers, shoemakers, and innkeepers; and small factories manufacturing window sashes and blinds, and bricks.


Place Princeton, NJ
Print size 7 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Subjects Canals
Basins (Bodies of water)
Trains
Locomotives
Railroad bridges
Railroad cars
Railroad tracks
Railroads
Railways
Trains
People
Men
Workers
Fences
Search Terms Delaware & Raritan Canal
Princeton Basin
Notes In pencil on back of board:
File K-7
Provenance G_3_020 is another print of the same image.