Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Switch engine, Halsted Street Station, Chicago, May 1948
Switch engine, Halsted Street Station, Chicago, May 1948
TitleSwitch engine, Halsted Street Station, Chicago, May 1948
Alternative TitleSwitch engine at Halsted St. Station
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives; Photographs
DescriptionSteam engine, viewed from behind, on the tracks near an outdoor platform. Two men can be seen pushing a handcar along a nearby track in the middle distance. Another steam locomotive, freight cars and city buildings are visible in the distance.
Note 1Photograph title derived 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.
TypeStill image
Subject 1Halsted Street Station (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject 2Railroad stations -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Steam locomotives
Subject 4Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.86026048666784, -87.6472520828247
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 185
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)8051 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:
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