Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Near Gilette [i.e. Gillette]-Pile of ballast rock at CB&Q gravel pit
Near Gilette [i.e. Gillette]-Pile of ballast rock at CB&Q gravel pit
TitleNear Gilette [i.e. Gillette]-Pile of ballast rock at CB&Q gravel pit
Alternative TitlePile of ballast rock at CB&Q gravel pit
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionAt least four large piles of rock. The nearest one is still being built -- more rock is being poured onto the top by means of a conveyor belt. A man is kneeling next to a small vehicle at the base of that pile. Another conveyor belt leads out of a door at the base of the pile.
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 1Quarries and quarrying -- Wyoming -- Gillette
Subject 2Ballast (Railroads)
Coverage (Spatial) 1Gillette (Wyo.)
Coverage (Spatial) 244.2910915, -105.5022205
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 1431
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)1198 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
Date Issued (Digital)2010-03-05
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
FilenameCBQGR1431.jpg
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