Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Spotting empty railroad cars by pulling them with tractor during wheat harvest-Vernon, Texas
Spotting empty railroad cars by pulling them with tractor during wheat harvest-Vernon, Texas
TitleSpotting empty railroad cars by pulling them with tractor during wheat harvest-Vernon, Texas
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05; 1948-06
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionMan on a tractor, pulling empty freight cars attached by a cable to the tractor. The freight cars are on a track next to a grain elevator.
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 1Freight cars -- Texas -- Vernon
Subject 2Grain elevators -- Texas -- Vernon
Subject 3Farm tractors -- Texas -- Vernon
Coverage (Spatial) 1Vernon (Tex.)
Coverage (Spatial) 234.1545306, -99.2650804
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 2593
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)997 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
FilenameCBQGR2593.jpg
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