Alfred A. Hart
|Alfred A. Hart|
|Died||1908 (aged 92)
San Leandro, California
|Notable work||stereoscopic photographs of the Transcontinental Railroad|
Alfred A. Hart (1816–1908) was a 19th-century American photographer for the Central Pacific Railroad. Hart was the official photographer of the western half of the first transcontinental railroad, for which he took 364 historic stereoviews of the railroad construction in the 1860s. Hart sold his negatives to Carleton Watkins, who continued to publish the CPRR stereoviews in the 1870s.
- Kibbey, Mead B. The Railroad Photographs of Alfred A. Hart, Artist. Sacramento, Calif.: California State Library Foundation, 1996.
- Alfred A. Hart - 19th Century Photographer of the Central Pacific Railroad Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
- Alfred A. Hart Photo Collection, University of Nevada, Reno Library
- Guide to the Alfred A. Hart Photograph collection, 1862-1869 at The Bancroft Library
- Alfred A. Hart's Stereoscopic Views of the Central Pacific Railroad, 1863-1869
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