Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Aurora-Western Austin Mfg. Co.-Heavy machinery leaving yards on flat cars
Aurora-Western Austin Mfg. Co.-Heavy machinery leaving yards on flat cars
TitleAurora-Western Austin Mfg. Co.-Heavy machinery leaving yards on flat cars
Alternative TitleWestern Austin Mfg. Co.-Heavy machinery leaving yards on flat cars
CreatorBubley, Esther
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
6 x 7 cm. (2 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionDifferent kinds of road-building machinery being pulled out on two flatcars. A man is walking alongside the tracks and various pieces of large truck parts can be seen on the ground on either side of the tracks.
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 1Austin-Western Company (Aurora, Ill.)
Subject 2Road machinery
Subject 3Freight cars
Coverage (Spatial) 1Aurora (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.76057, -88.320209
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 311
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)8372 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
FilenameCBQGR311.jpg
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