Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Signal tower at Western Ave. station
Signal tower at Western Ave. station
TitleSignal tower at Western Ave. station
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionView of the Western Ave. station from the platform, looking down the tracks. Steam from a locomotive billows upwards, as a train on the far tracks heads into the station. Several signal towers can be seen in the near distance.
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 Station (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject 2Railroad stations -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Railroad signal towers -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 4Steam locomotives -- 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 189
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)1040 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
FilenameCBQGR189.jpg
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