C & NW RR, working on a locomotive at the 40th Street railroad shops, Chicago, Ill. (LOC)

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Delano, Jack,, photographer.

C & NW RR, working on a locomotive at the 40th Street railroad shops, Chicago, Ill.

1942 Dec.

1 transparency : color.

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park.
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Chicago and North Western Railway Company
World War, 1939-1945
Railroad locomotives
Railroad shops & yards
Railroad construction & maintenance
United States--Illinois--Chicago

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.1a34678

Call Number: LC-USW36-584

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  1. scott*eric 88 months ago | reply

    I like how this collection isn't just a selection of best works, they also include the various takes that were done by the artist.

  2. marley1027 78 months ago | reply

    The lighting in some of his shots from this group is absolutely stunning. Thank you for posting these.

  3. djpiebob 56 months ago | reply

    this makes me think of the photo on the cover of "an introduction to error analysis", which is of a train coming out of an upper story window at the Montparnasse station in France :)

    this is the photo they used:

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