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.

Notes:
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.

Subjects:
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
hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3j00098

Call Number: LC-USW36-584

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  1. scott*eric 76 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 67 months ago | reply

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

  3. djpiebob 44 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:
    www.uscibooks.com/Taylorposter.jpg

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