Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Worker loading mail onto train, Union Station, Chicago, May 1948
Worker loading mail onto train, Union Station, Chicago, May 1948
TitleWorker loading mail onto train, Union Station, Chicago, May 1948
Alternative TitleChicago-Union Station-Loading mail car
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; Photographs
DescriptionMan standing in a railroad car, surrounded by bulging mail sacks. Through the open door behind him can be seen a wagon piled high with more full mail sacks.
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 1Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 2Railway mail cars
Subject 3Union Station (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.87866809639756, -87.64034271240234
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 53
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)6879 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
FilenameCBQGR53.jpg
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