• lets pretend for the photograph that I really know what I'm doing - cycleslutz
  • this says "TOWER B". did Al Qaida plan their attack 58 years earlier by train? - cycleslutz

C&NWRR, towerman R.W. Mayberry of Elmhurst, Ill., at the Proviso yard. He operates a set of retarders and switches at the hump, Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill. (LOC)

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C&NWRR, towerman R.W. Mayberry of Elmhurst, Ill., at the Proviso yard. He operates a set of retarders and switches at the hump, Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill.

1943 May

1 transparency : color.

Notes:
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
Chicago and North Western Railway Company
World War, 1939-1945
Railroad employees
Railroad switches
Railroad shops & yards
United States--Illinois--Melrose Park

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-1 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34682

Call Number: LC-USW36-588

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  1. Compound Eye 33 months ago | reply

    Likely story... It's actually the Freight Yard Wurlitzer Organ. ["Pardon me boy, is that the Chattanooga choo-choo?"]

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