Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Member of extra gang
Member of extra gang
TitleMember of extra gang
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionMan kneeling with one hand on the track and the other hand under it. A long tool with a claw at one end, possibly a claw bar or spike puller, iis lying on the far side of him. A man with a large hammer is standing in front of him, apparently watching him. Only the second man's legs and feet are visible. Men hammering railroad spikes are partly visible in the 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 1Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 2Railroads -- Employees
Subject 3Railroad tracks -- Maintenance and repair
Coverage (Spatial) 1Nodaway (Iowa)
Coverage (Spatial) 240.936949, -94.896042
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 770M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)1608 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
Date Issued (Digital)2009-08-11
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
FilenameCBQGR770M.jpg
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