Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Industrial district knows as West Bottoms-Kansas City
Industrial district knows as West Bottoms-Kansas City
TitleIndustrial district knows as West Bottoms-Kansas City
CreatorBubley, Esther
Date Created1948-06
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
6 x 7 cm. (2 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionIndustrial area with many large buildings and numerous railroad tracks, coming in from many directions. Business that can be identified are: Crooks(?) Terminal Warehouse, Rudy Patrick Seed Co. Warehouse, Kansas City Terminal Warehouse Co., Tobin Seed Co., Central Signal(?) Co., Gorman's (it is unclear if this is the name of the company or an advertisement on the building), Peppard Seed Co., Loose Wiles Biscuit Co., Faultless Starch Co.
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.
Subject 1Industries -- Missouri -- Kansas City
Subject 2Seed industry and trade -- Missouri -- Kansas City
Subject 3Railroad tracks -- Missouri -- Kansas City
Coverage (Spatial) 1Kansas City (Mo.)
Coverage (Spatial) 233.900858191261804, -87.57215023040771
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 2220
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)1264 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:
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