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Columbus Citizen-Journal Photograph Collection
Description: Historical photograph of Columbus waterworks employees ca. 1900, photographed by Perry Okey and included in the Columbus Citizen-Journal Photograph Collection. Some of the men are identified in a typed caption on the back as follows. Front row, seated left to right: John Bauer, boilermaker; Tom Neishan, fireman; and Charley Lyons, blacksmith's helper. Standing in the front left, with a black bow tie and beard, is a Civil War veteran named "Carr," who was a carpenter. The man in light clothes at center is Marvin Custer, the morning engineer and a nephew of General George Armstrong Custer. To his left is Captain Carter, a river patrolman, and at the far right wearing a derby hat is Uncle John Kilroy, chief engineer. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: P339_B11F03_04_01
Subjects: Columbus (Ohio)--History; Waterworks; City employees; Civil engineering;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)