Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
(Newberry Library)
  Skip to content  collection home browse advanced search preferences my favorites help   
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
 
Zoom in Zoom out Pan left Pan right Pan up Pan down Maximum resolution Fit in window Fit to width Rotate left Rotate right Hide/show thumbnail
Loading agricultural limestone into truck, Nodaway, Iowa
Loading agricultural limestone into truck, Nodaway, Iowa
TitleLoading agricultural limestone into truck, Nodaway, Iowa
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionA power shovel is removing agricultural limestone from railroad cars and loading it into a dump truck. The railroad car it is working on is one of a number of cars filled with limestone. A man is standing on the roof of the truck cab watching. A large building is in the background behind the railroad cars.
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 1Railroad yards -- Iowa -- Nodaway
Subject 2Power shovels
Subject 3Dump trucks
Subject 4Freight cars
Subject 5Fertilizers
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 644
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)1038 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
FilenameCBQGR644.jpg
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next