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R.C. Lathrop Collection

R.C. Lathrop Collection
(2015-05-08-307) A group of men on a hand cart next to the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad depot at Athol (S.D.), ca. 1910s. Over 600 railroad related images from the R. C. Lathrop Collection are available online at the South Dakota Digital Archives.

Link to R.C. Lathrop Collection

Press Release

Link to South Dakota Digital Archives

The State Archives of the South Dakota State Historical Society recently uploaded new photographs form the R.C. Lathrop Collection to the South Dakota Digital Archives collections.

Over 600 railroad related photographs were added to the online photo archives, with a particular emphasis on railroad depots. Other images include scenes of elevators, roundhouses, tracks, rail yards, water tanks and other railroad related buildings from several South Dakota towns. The images date from the 1900s to 1970s.