Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Bonneville-Postmistress gets mail upon arrival of northbound train
Bonneville-Postmistress gets mail upon arrival of northbound train
TitleBonneville-Postmistress gets mail upon arrival of northbound train
Alternative TitlePostmistress gets mail upon arrival of northbound train
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionA woman wearing a letter sweater and holding a partly-full sack stands next to a wagon partly loaded with boxes and sacks. A man is standing on the wagon loading items either onto the wagon or into the freight car next to it. The car says "United States Railway Post Office."
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 1Postmasters -- Wyoming -- Bonneville
Subject 2Railway mail cars
Subject 3Wagons
Subject 4Women -- Wyoming -- Bonneville
Subject 5Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 6Railway mail service
Coverage (Spatial) 1Bonneville (Wyo.)
Coverage (Spatial) 243.268879, -108.071503
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 1681
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)767 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
FilenameCBQGR1681.jpg
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