Typical labour train, Report of Isthmian Canal Commission Plate 127

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Title

Typical labour train, Report of Isthmian Canal Commission Plate 127

Description

Men aboard box shaped railroad cars that are used to transport labourers in Panama. Most of the men are standing while others sit atop the side rails. Men are also standing on the railroad tracks and leaning against the cars.

Subject

Railroad cars - Panama; Labourers - Panama; Foreign labourers - Panama; Railroad tracks - Panama

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Panama

Identifier

D0003462

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Typical labour train, Report of Isthmian Canal Commission Plate 127 ,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 11, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/1705.