Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Railroad cars at siding for new market near Western Avenue yards
Railroad cars at siding for new market near Western Avenue yards
TitleRailroad cars at siding for new market near Western 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
DescriptionView of the Western Avenue yards, looking northeast towards downtown Chicago, visible in the distance. Freight cars line many tracks next to a covered platform. Another set of tracks on the left curves around and crosses a bridge just beyond the platform. A factory is visible in the distance and residential buildings sit just beyond the platform, south of the tracks.
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 1Western Avenue Yard (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject 2Railroad yards -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Freight cars -- Chicago -- Illinois
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 2588
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)943 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
FilenameCBQGR2588.jpg
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