Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Aurora-Burlington storehouse-Workman prepares fasten chain on wheel, which will then be moved by giant crane used at the storehouse
Aurora-Burlington storehouse-Workman prepares fasten chain on wheel, which will then be moved by giant crane used at the storehouse
TitleAurora-Burlington storehouse-Workman prepares fasten chain on wheel, which will then be moved by giant crane used at the storehouse
Alternative TitleBurlington storehouse-Workman prepares fasten chain on wheel, which will then be moved by giant crane used at the storehouse
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
DescriptionA man is standing outdoors in front of many piles of wheels, getting ready to fasten the chain hanging from a traveling crane to the wheel nearest him. Behind him are tracks, a pile of coal, a railroad bridge and a signal tower, as well as other train parts.
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 -- Wheels
Subject 3Railroads -- Equipment and supplies
Subject 4Traveling cranes
Subject 5Railroad bridges
Subject 6Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Storehouse (Aurora, Ill.)
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 318
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)9670 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
FilenameCBQGR318.jpg
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