Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Loading express parcels on train, Burlington, Iowa
Loading express parcels on train, Burlington, Iowa
TitleLoading express parcels on train, Burlington, Iowa
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionMan loading express parcels on train. He is standing on a wagon piled high with boxes. At one end of the wagon is a diamond-shaped sign with the words "Railway Express Agency."
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 -- Freight
Subject 2Cargo handling
Subject 3Railroad stations -- Iowa -- Burlington
Subject 4Railway Express Agency
Coverage (Spatial) 1Burlington (Iowa)
Coverage (Spatial) 240.807701, -91.124793
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 674M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)5908 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
FilenameCBQGR674M.jpg
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