Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Piling unloaded ties at timber preservation plant
Piling unloaded ties at timber preservation plant
TitlePiling unloaded ties at timber preservation plant
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionMan carrying a railroad tie on his shoulder. Many more ties are stacked near him. A bucket with a long handle sticking out of it is on the ground near him. Some kind of silos and electrical poles are visible in the background.
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 1Railroad ties -- Illinois -- Galesburg
Subject 2Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 3Galesburg Yard (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 1Galesburg (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 240.947522, -90.37819
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 708M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)1041 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
FilenameCBQGR708M.jpg
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