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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:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

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

Date:  1945; 1945

1945 photo of a group of men and women ready to board a train. Most passengers have tags attached to their clothing. Train station very likely in Essex Junction, Vt. A few cars are parked on the left. A Western Union sign can be seen in the distance, left.

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    Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

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

    Date:  1947; 1947

    1947 (perhaps Spring) photo of a group of well-dressed, influential looking men and women gathered at a train station. Identity of group or attendees, venue, occasion unknown.

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      Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

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

      Date:  1947; 1947

      1947 (perhaps Spring) photo of a group of well-dressed, influential looking men and women gathered at a train station. Identity of group or attendees, venue, occasion unknown.

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        Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

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

        Date:  1947; 1947

        1947 (perhaps Spring) photo of a group of well-dressed, influential looking men and women gathered at a train station. Identity of group or attendees, venue, occasion unknown.

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          Title:   Portraits - Unidentified Groups

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

          Date:  1947; 1947

          1947 photo of 4 men at the train station (seen in mcalB15F21i05). Identity of persons, venue, and occasion unknown.

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            Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

            Date:  1955-02-05

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            February 5, 1955. Wooden timbers stretch across between the double railroad tracks upon which the steamship Ticonderoga inches its way overland to its final resting place, the Shelburne Museum. The tracks were laid in 300 foot sections in front of the vessel. Crewmen work the tracks to keep the ship online. The move was made in the winter so the frozen ground could support the rails and the immense weight. Photo 124.

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              Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

              Date:  1955-01-26

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              January 26, 1955. The bow of the steamship Ticonderoga is seen here. The entire ship is seated and welded to a wheeled cradle upon which the ship will be moved along the double railroad tracks laid before it. The cradle had been submerged in a man made basin that was flooded, the boat positioned over the cradle and then the basin drained allowing the boat to come to rest on the cradle. Photo 107.

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                Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                Date:  1955-01-28

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                January 28, 1955. Double railroad tracks are laid out in front of the Ticonderoga steamship. Curves had to be accommodated along the terrain as it made its way to the Shelburne Museum and its final resting place. Photo 110.

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                  Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                  Date:  1955-01-26

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  January 26, 1955. The bow of the steamship Ticonderoga, is seen here. The entire ship is seated and welded to a wheeled cradle upon which the ship will be moved along the double railroad tracks laid before it. The cradle had been submerged in a man made basin that was flooded, the boat positioned over the cradle and then the basin drained allowing the boat to come to rest on the cradle. Photo 106.

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                    Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                    Date:  1955-01-26

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    January 26, 1955. The steamboat Ticonderoga sits upon its wheeled cradle on double railroad tracts. The lower half of her paddlewheels have been temporarily removed. Photo 108.

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                      Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                      Date:  1955-01-29

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      January 29, 1955. Two days before the steamship Ticonderoga starts is 9,250 feet overland journey to the Shelburne Museum. Double railroad tracks have been laid and she will inch her way over them progressing no more than 250 feet a day. Photo 111.

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                        Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                        Date:  1955-01-31

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        January 31, 1955. The steamship Ticonderoga begins its 9,250 foot overland journey to the Shelburne Museum. The ship has been welded to its wheeled cradle. The railroad tracks have been laid in front of her and she will make a 150 foot advance on this first day. Photo 115.

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                          Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                          Date:  1955-02-09

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          February 9, 1955. A truck belonging to the W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire is seen between the double railroad tracks in front of the steamship Ticonderoga. The company was subcontracted by Merritt-Chapman & Scott to oversee the boat's overland journey from Shelburne Bay to the Shelburne Museum. Photo 127.

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                            Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                            Date:  1955-02-05

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            February 5, 1955. The steamship Ticonderoga (built in 1906), slowly inches its way across a frozen field on its way to a permanent site, the Shelburne Museum. The boat is welded to its cradle pulled by winches. Railroad tracks are laid in sections of 300 ahead of the vessel. Progress per day is never more than 250 feet. Photo 120.

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                              Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                              Date:  1955-02-05

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              February 5, 1955. The steamship Ticonderoga inches her way along double railroad tracks. Metal rods and wooden planks span the center between the two tracks. Men of W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire attend the rails helping to ensure that the boat safely navigates its 2 mile trip overland to the Shelburne Museum.

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                                Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                Date:  1955-02-18

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                February 18, 1955. The steamship Ticonderoga navigates a curve on its overland route from Shelburne Bay to the Shelburne Museum.

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                                  Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                  Date:  1955-02-18

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  February 18, 1955. The steamship Ticonderoga travels overland during the winter months on double tracks laid in 300 foot sections in front of the paddle-boat. Photo A130.

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                                    Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                    Date:  1955-04-05

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    April 5, 1955. Steamship Ticonderoga meets the Rutland Railroad. The route taken to transport the boat overland crossed the railroad tracks. The northbound freight train waits as the ship inches its way across pulled by winches. By 5:22 pm the boat cleared the tracks. Photo 154.

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                                      Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                      Date:  1955-02-19

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      February 19, 1955. The steamship Ticonderoga travels overland pulled by winches as it rides along double railroad tracks. On the left workman from the W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire work the rails while a family stands nearby on the right. Photo 136.

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                                        Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                        Date:  1955-02-19

                                        Resource type:   photographs

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                                        February 19, 1955. Men work on the railroad tracks that the steamship Ticonderoga is traveling on. Photo 138.

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                                          Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                          Date:  1955-03-08

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          March 8, 1955. A helicopter flies over the steamship Ticonderoga as the paddle-boat makes it way along double railroad tracks to the Shelburne Museum. W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire oversaw the boat's overland journey. Photo 146.

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                                            Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                            Date:  1955-03-08

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            March 8, 1955. A helicopter flies over the steamship Ticonderoga as the paddle-boat makes it way along double railroad tracks to the Shelburne Museum. W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire oversaw the boat's overland journey. Photo 147.

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                                              Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                              Date:  1955-03-08

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              March 8, 1955. A helicopter flies over the steamship Ticonderoga as the paddle-boat makes it way along double railroad tracks to the Shelburne Museum. W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire oversaw the boat's overland journey.

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                                                Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                                Date:  undated

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                A helicopter flies over the steamship Ticonderoga as the paddle-boat makes it way along double railroad tracks to the Shelburne Museum. W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire oversaw the boat's overland journey. Undated but probably March 1955.

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                                                  Title:   Ticonderoga - Move to Shelburne Museum

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

                                                  Date:  1955-03-08

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  March 8, 1955. The steamship Ticonderoga makes it way along double railroad tracks to the Shelburne Museum. W. B. Hill Company of Tilton, New Hampshire oversees the boat's overland journey. The truck bears the company's signs as does the side of the paddle-boat. Photo 144.

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