Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Western Avenue yards
Western Avenue yards
TitleWestern Avenue yards
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05; 1948-06
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
6 x 9 cm. (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionEight members of a section gang, four standing on a flat bed railroad car, four on the ground, loading sections of rail onto a flat-bed car.
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 1Chicago, Burliington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 2African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Railroad tracks -- Maintenance and repair
Subject 4Railroad rails
Subject 5Western Avenue Yard (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject 6Railroad yards -- Illinois -- Chicago
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 2584
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)834 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
FilenameCBQGR2584.jpg
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