Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Aurora-At the Burlington storehouse
Aurora-At the Burlington storehouse
TitleAurora-At the Burlington storehouse
Alternative TitleAt the Burlington storehouse
CreatorBubley, Esther
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionTowers of train wheels. A man is standing on one tower, guiding a wheel as a crane lowers it onto another tower. In the distance are piles of rails (?) on trestles. A bridge and houses are visible in the distance.
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 1Railroads -- Equipment and supplies
Subject 2Railroad cars--Wheels
Subject 3Railroad rails
Subject 4Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 5Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Storehouse (Aurora, Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 1Aurora (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.76057, -88.320209
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 496M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)6054 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
FilenameCBQGR496M.jpg
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