Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Cleaning "Empire Builder" at 14th St. passenger yards
Cleaning "Empire Builder" at 14th St. passenger yards
TitleCleaning "Empire Builder" at 14th St. passenger yards
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionTwo men on ladders washing windows on the Empire Builder's "Sperry Glacier 1178" car. Other men up and down the platform are performing other tasks on various cars. One man, who is standing next to one of the window washers, is cleaning out a large funnel that he has pulled from the side of the car, dumping its contents into a wheelbarrow.
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 cars -- Maintenance and repair
Subject 3Empire Builder (Train)
Subject 414th Street Yard (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.863680356701074, -87.63695240020752
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 207
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)7511 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
FilenameCBQGR207.jpg
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