Photos by John W Barriger III -
Railfans across the country have been given a gift by the authorities at the St. Louis Mercantile Library:
access to John W Barriger III’s photo collection.
The columbusrailroads.com front page slide show this month features five Barriger photos taken in and near Columbus, Ohio,
in the first half of the Twentieth Century.
The library staff is still working at posting the photos on the Internet.
The photos can be found on Flicker by
You will find many photos are inverted so having a program such as Photoshop to reverse the inverted photos can be handy.
Railfans everywhere are working at identifying the location of each photograph.
You are invited to join the fun identifying photos from your favorite railroad.
The five photos shown above are from the John W. Barriger III Photo Collection, St. Louis Mercantile Library at UMSL and used with permission.