Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Cleaning vista-dome Zephyr coaches--14th St.
Cleaning vista-dome Zephyr coaches--14th St.
TitleCleaning vista-dome Zephyr coaches--14th St.
Alternative Title14th St.
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionTwo workers, both African-American, cleaning a passenger coach. The man is cleaning the dome in front. The woman is cleaning armrests. View of a passenger train out the windows.
Note 1Photograph titles supplied from Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Granger project scrapbook captions.
Note 2Selected photographs published in Granger country : a pictorial social history of the Burlington Railroad / edited by Lloyd Lewis and Stanley Pargellis. Boston : Little, Brown, 1949.
TypeStillImage
Subject 1Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 2Cleaning personnel -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Railroad cars -- Maintenance and repair
Subject 4Railroad passenger cars
Subject 5African-Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 614th Street Yard (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.863680356701074, -87.63695240020752
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 259M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)5655 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
Date Issued (Digital)2009-08-11
PublisherNewberry Library
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail: photoduplication@newberry.org
FilenameCBQGR259M.jpg
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