Beginning only with this torn old
photograph of a gang of railroad
workers posing for their photo
around the turn of the 20th
century, the chapter A Case Study
in Digital Detective Work gives an
interesting example of how to
reconstruct the history of a photo
based on otherwise unnoticed
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|What clues does this writing give to the name and
address of the owner of the photo?
|What job did these men have with the railroad?
|How can the shadow of this post tell you the
year the photo was taken?
|Find out how the answers to these and other
questions give the history of this photograph in the
chapter A Case Study in Digital Detective Work -
Where, Who, When, and Why?