Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Railway Express terminal on CB&Q tracks
Railway Express terminal on CB&Q tracks
TitleRailway Express terminal on CB&Q tracks
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionA line of trucks backed up against loading dock bays on the first floor of a two-story building. One truck is driving either in or out. The trucks all bear the Railway Express logo and have advertisements for Camel cigarettes on their sides. The taller building just beyond bears the slogan "Everywhere west."
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 1Railway Express Agency
Subject 2Warehouses -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Trucks -- Illinois -- Chicago
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.8673427, -87.6390144
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 200
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)7405 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
FilenameCBQGR200.jpg
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