Trans-Siberian Railway, 1917

Rev. John Wells Rahill was a protestant minister in Weld County, Colorado and in Russia, during WW1, but was ordered out of the country by the German government, now involved in the Great War in Europe. Lanterns slides made by Rev. John Wells Rahill traveling Trans-Siberian Railway during the end of the First World War. Created by: Romanov Empire - Империя РомановыхDated: 1918
Color lanterns slides made by Rev. John Wells Rahill when traveling Trans-Siberian Railway during the end of the First World War.
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German and Russian soldiers on Trans-Siberian railroad.

German and Russian soldiers on Trans-Siberian railroad.

German and Russian soldiers on Trans-Siberian railroad. Some of the YMCA secretaries were assigned to oversee the return of the German prisoners of war back to Europe from Siberia and the demobilization of Russ... More

A Russian soldier’s club organized by the American branch of YMCA.

A Russian soldier’s club organized by the American branch of YMCA.

Soldier’s Club with a banner in Russian reads: “At this school, a soldier’s club has been organized by the American branch of YMCA.

An apartment building in Moscow ruined during the 1917 Bolshevik revolution.

An apartment building in Moscow ruined during the 1917 Bolshevik revol...

An apartment building in Moscow ruined during the 1917 Bolshevik revolution. Mr. Rahill captured the destruction of many Moscow buildings including the famous Metropol Hotel.

A young Cossack and his older comrades.

A young Cossack and his older comrades.

A young Cossack and his older comrades. Cossacks found themselves fighting on opposite sides of the conflict during the Russian revolution.

Russian soldiers at a large bunker playing guitar. Northwestern front.

Russian soldiers at a large bunker playing guitar. Northwestern front....

Russian soldiers at a large bunker playing guitar. Northwestern front. Public domain reproduction of colorized lantern slide, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Russian troops in winter. WWI. during World War I

Russian troops in winter. WWI. during World War I

Russian soldiers and officers. WWI. Public domain reproduction of colorized lantern slide, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Russian Soldiers, WWI front lines.

Russian Soldiers, WWI front lines.

Russian Soldiers, WWI front lines, marching. Public domain reproduction of colorized lantern slide, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Russian town and Orthodox church. Winter of 1917-1918.

Russian town and Orthodox church. Winter of 1917-1918.

Lantern slide by John Wells Rahill of a Russian town and Orthodox church. Winter of 1917-1918.

Locomotive Railway engine, Japan, 1918, Public domain image

Locomotive Railway engine, Japan, 1918, Public domain image

Railway engine, Japanese narrow gauge railroads, engines, and cars made in England.

Russian soldiers wearing gas masks

Russian soldiers wearing gas masks

Russian soldiers wearing gas masks in trenches next to a dugout.

Funeral Procession in Peking, China.

Funeral Procession in Peking, China.

Funeral Procession in Peking, China. Public domain photograph of procession, parade in Russia, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

We Three: Brown, Rahill, and the doctor’s Son crossing the river above Pskov.

We Three: Brown, Rahill, and the doctor’s Son crossing the river above...

John Wells Rahill (right). The original lecture card reads: "We Three: Brown, Rahill, and the doctor’s Son crossing the river above Pskov." The leather case from the Eastman Kodak camera, which Mr. Rahill use... More

YMCA members entertaining train station crowd. Russia.

YMCA members entertaining train station crowd. Russia.

YMCA members entertaining train station crowd. Public domain reproduction of colorized lantern slide, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Soldiers on a train station platform. Omsk, Russia.

Soldiers on a train station platform. Omsk, Russia.

Soldiers on a train station platform. Omsk, Russia. Public domain photograph of train station platform, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Lantern slide by John Wells Rahill of a Russian Orthodox church and pastor’s house in the winter of 1917-1918.

Lantern slide by John Wells Rahill of a Russian Orthodox church and pa...

Public domain photograph of church building, Christianity, religious architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Buying and selling boots. Market place Samara.

Buying and selling boots. Market place Samara.

Buying and selling boots. Market place Samara. A pair of boots would exchange for a whole beef when I was in Russia.

Three Russian boys and Myself in front of a Russian house under wood.

Three Russian boys and Myself in front of a Russian house under wood.

John Wells Rahill in Russia. The lecture care for this slide reads: “Three Russian boys and Myself in front of a Russian house under wood.” Rev. John Wells Rahill was a protestant minister in Weld County, Colo... More

Fishing village and inhabitants. Japan.

Fishing village and inhabitants. Japan.

Japanese fishing village and inhabitants. Public domain reproduction of colorized lantern slide, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Soldier’s Club, Russia, YMCA during World War I

Soldier’s Club, Russia, YMCA during World War I

Soldier’s Club organized by the American branch of YMCA. Public domain reproduction of colorized lantern slide, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description