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    Chain Gang on the Railroad in North Carolina. A stunning and well-known photograph showing mostly black prisoners, in horizontal striped prison uniforms, standing in a line beside a railroad track. It is 8" x 5" and entitled "Convicts in Swannannoa Cut." Two armed guards appear in the background. The image is sharp and crisp enough to see the despair on the prisoners' faces. With T. H. Lindsey, Asheville, North Carolina, credit in margin, part of the series entitled "Views Along the W. N. C. R. R.". Full board, very clean and in excellent condition. A remarkable photograph.

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    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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