Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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A.R. Able, towerman at Union Avenue control tower
A.R. Able, towerman at Union Avenue control tower
TitleA.R. Able, towerman at Union Avenue control tower
Alternative TitleTowerman at Union Avenue control tower
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionMan standing before a bank of levers in the signal tower. Above the bank is a map of the tracks at the Union Ave. yard with indicators showing signals.
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 2Railroad signal towers -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Railroads -- Signalling
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.860468241000106, -87.64493465423584
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 171
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)6665 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
FilenameCBQGR171.jpg
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