Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Loading wheat into baxcars at small railroad station near Vernon
Loading wheat into baxcars at small railroad station near Vernon
TitleLoading wheat into baxcars at small railroad station near Vernon
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-06
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionA man is shoveling wheat off the bed of a truck into a bin, where it will be picked up by a bucket conveyor and poured through a chute into a boxcar (MILW 711837) that has its doors boarded up. Another man watches while another man adjusts the belt.
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 1Grain-handling machinery -- Texas -- Vernon
Subject 2Wheat
Subject 3Farmers -- Texas -- Vernon
Subject 4Freight cars -- 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 2603
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)1023 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
FilenameCBQGR2603.jpg
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