Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Council Bluffs, Iowa-Mail transfer station
Council Bluffs, Iowa-Mail transfer station
TitleCouncil Bluffs, Iowa-Mail transfer station
Alternative TitleMail transfer station
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionTwo lines of mail cars at a station. Wagons full of mail bags and boxes are all along the platform. A station building can be seen behind the cars on the far line.
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 1Railway mail cars
Subject 2Railway mail service
Subject 3Railroad stations -- Iowa -- Council Bluffs
Subject 4Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Coverage (Spatial) 1Council Bluffs (Iowa)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.250709393761866, -95.88214874267578
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 986M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)902 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
FilenameCBQGR986M.jpg
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