Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Coal piles-Western Avenue yards
Coal piles-Western Avenue yards
TitleCoal piles-Western Avenue yards
Alternative TitleWestern Avenue yards
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
6 x 9 cm. (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionPiles of coal beside the tracks. There are rows of various kinds of freight cars just beyond them and the nearby buildings of Chicago can be seen in the distance.
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 1Coal
Subject 2Western Avenue Station (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject 3Freight cars
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.85779934552825, -87.6853609085083
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 2586
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)5714 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.
FilenameCBQGR2586.jpg
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