Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Towermen in control tower at hump yard-Lincoln, Nebraska
Towermen in control tower at hump yard-Lincoln, Nebraska
TitleTowermen in control tower at hump yard-Lincoln, Nebraska
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 sitting at a large console. Both are checking off items on a piece of paper with one hand and working controls with the other.
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 2Hump yards -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Subject 3Railroad signal towers -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Subject 4Railroads -- Switching -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Coverage (Spatial) 1Lincoln (Neb.)
Coverage (Spatial) 240.813628, -9670262
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 836
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)4792 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
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.
FilenameCBQGR836.jpg
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