Steam shovel at John R and Eliot, Detroit Street Railway construction
View of workers with steam shovel at John R and Eliot, during the construction of the Detroit Street Railway. Pile of excavated rubble in front of steam shovel. Two trucks in street; onlookers houses in background. Typed on back: "#545. 5/4/21. Time: 3:23. Weather: Fair. Direction: Looking east. Location: 8 ft. e. of W. John R curb line. 100 ft. n. of N. Eliot [curb line]. Subject: Steam shovel #212 on John R at Eliot."