Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Motorcar at Ashland, Nebraska
Motorcar at Ashland, Nebraska
TitleMotorcar at Ashland, Nebraska
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
6 x 9 cm. (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionTwo railroad motorcars (road-rail vehicles?) on a station platform. The drivers are talking. One man sits in the driver's seat of the nearer car, the other is standing next to the car with one foot up on it. There are wagons and people walking further down the platform. A grain elevator can be seen further down 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.
Subject 1Road-rail vehicles -- Nebraska -- Ashland
Subject 2Railroad motorcars -- Nebraska -- Ashland
Subject 3Chicago, Burliington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 4Railroad stations -- Nebraska -- Ashland
Subject 5Grain elevators -- Nebraska -- Ashland
Coverage (Spatial) 1Ashland (Neb.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.032524614609954, -96.36795043945312
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 925
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)889 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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