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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

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Louis L. McAllister photographed people and places near Burlington, Vermont for 60 years. He was born in Columbus, Nebraska on October 16, 1876, the son of Julius S. McAllister (born 1841 in Lincoln, VT) and Rosette Gould (born in Vermont in 1851). Julius McAllister worked as a photographer and dentist in Washington D.C., Bristol, Vermont and Columbus, Nebraska. Around 1895, Julius, his third wife Amy, and their children left Nebraska for the Union Soldiers’ Colony in Fitzgerald, Georgia. By 1900, Julius and Amy were divorced, and Amy and her stepson Louis were working as photographers in Thomasville, Georgia.

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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

Published:  November 19, 2007,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Business Enterprises - C-D

Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

1935/1936 photo of a railroad freight car and workmen with a load of Pabst Export Beer for the M. & F. C. Dorn Co, Inc. a bottling company located in the 1940s at 266 Pine Street, Burlington, Vermont.

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    Title:   Business Enterprises - C-D

    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

    Date:  1935-1936

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Close-up of the 1935/1936 photo of a railroad freight car and workmen with a load of Pabst Export Beer for the M. & F. C. Dorn Co, Inc. a bottling company located in the 1940s at 266 Pine Street, Burlington, Vermont.

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      Title:   Champlain Transportation Co. - "The City of Burlington"

      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

      Date:  1936

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      1936 close up broadside photo of the Champlain Transportation Company "City of Burlington" ferry. People sit in chairs along the sides of the main deck. A few people are on the upper deck. Buildings and railroad cars along the waterfront can also be seen. Photo #3.

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        Title:   Champlain Transportation Co. - Ferry Construction

        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

        Date:  1936-07-07

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        July 7, 1936 photo of view from a ferry of a access loading ramp being constructed. Railroad cars seen in the background. Location may be Burlington, Vermont waterfront area. Photo #78.

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          Title:   Champlain Transportation Co. - Ferry Construction

          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

          Date:  1936

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          1936 photo of the arrival of a Cooper-Bessemer engine destined for a Champlain Transportation Company ferry. The engine is aboard a railroad flatbed car.

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            Title:   Champlain Transportation Co. - Ferry Construction

            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

            Date:  1936

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            1936 photo of a Cooper-Bessemer engine on a railroad flatbed car.

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              Title:   Champlain Transportation Co. - Ferry Construction

              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

              Date:  1936

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              1936 photo of a Cooper-Bessemer engine on a railroad flatbed car.

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                Title:   Champlain Transportation Co. - Ferry Construction

                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                Date:  1936

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                1936 photo of a Cooper-Bessemer engine on a railroad flatbed car. Destined for a Champlain Transportation Company ferry.

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                  Title:   Champlain Transportation Co. - Misc

                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                  Date:  1936

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  1936 photo of a photo tacked to a surface. Image is very over exposed and washed out. Barely seen is a railroad car and track with a structure being transported on it; probably components for a ferry being built for the Champlain Transportation Company.

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                    Title:   Sewer Projects

                    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                    Date:  02-19-1932

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    February 19, 1932. Members of a crew work on a short overpass or bridge during a major sewer project in Burlington near the railroad tracks. A large crane, truck and supplies are seen. Railway cars of the Rutland Railroad are in the background.

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                      Title:   Sewer Projects

                      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                      Date:  1932-03-09

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      March 9, 1932. Members of a crew construct a platform during a major sewer project. Railway cars are seen in the background.

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                        Title:   Sewer Projects

                        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                        Date:  1932-04-25

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        April 25, 1932. A Rutland Railroad steam engine with coal tender span a construction area of a sewer project near the water front in Burlington.

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                          Title:   Sewer Projects

                          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                          Date:  1932-04-05

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          April 5, 1932. Crew members construct timber supports as part of a Burlington sewer project near the railroad tracks. Railway cars of the Rutland and CCC & St.L (Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago and St. Louis) are seen in the background.

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                            Title:   Sewer Projects

                            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                            Date:  1932-04-25

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            April 25, 1932. Members of a crew work on a major sewer project near the railroad tracks in Burlington. Seen here is a support structure of rebar in a huge trench.

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                              Title:   Sewer Projects

                              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                              Date:  1932-06-04

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              April 25, 1932. View of a rebar structure that is part of a major sewer project down near the railroad tracks in Burlington. Rutland Railroad cars seen in the background.

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                                Title:   Sewer Projects

                                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                Date:  1937-03-03

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                March 3, 1937. View of parts of sewer storm drain pipes (sewer tile) stockpiled down by the railroad tracks in Burlington. The Burlington Grocery Company building seen in the background located at 47-49 Maple Street. Railway cars of Rutland Railroad and Lehigh Valley Railroad back right.

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                                  Title:   Sewer Projects (4X5)

                                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                  Date:  1932-04-25; 1932-04-25

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  April 25, 1932. A Rutland Railroad steam engine spans a construction area of a sewer project near the water front in Burlington. See also mcalA16F12i19

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