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Hump Master In A Chicago And Northwestern Railroad Yard Operating A Signal Sw

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Hump Master In A Chicago And Northwestern Railroad Yard Operating A Signal Sw

Delano, Jack,, photographer.

Hump master in a Chicago and Northwestern railroad yard operating a signal switch system which extends the length of the hump track. He is thus able to control movements of locomotives pushing the train over the hump from his post at the hump office; Chicago, Ill.

1942 Dec.

1 transparency : color.

Proviso Yards.
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 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,

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

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Call Number: LC-USW36-529

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