Knox College Railroads in the Midwest: Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
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A Train takes its own picture
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TitleA Train takes its own picture
DescriptionFrom the front of the brochure: "A Burlington Route train while running at the rate of sixty miles an hour takes its own picture with the aid of electricity and a novel mechanical device." Describes the work done by photographer Allen A. Green to take photographs of fast moving trains on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy line. An insert describes the establishment of a world record for the train travel from Chicago, IL to Denver, CO.
SubjectLeaflets
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photography
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois
Time Period1890-1900
CreatorChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Date1897
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierLocal History Series--Railroads--CB&Q
Languageeng
Has PartBreaks the world record: The Burlington Route accomplishes the greatest feat in the history of railroading
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
Date Digital2009-09-25
Physical Description1 folded sheet
FilenameTrainTakesPicture.pdf
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