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A Train (Or "cut") Being Pushed Out Of A Receiving Yard Toward The Hump

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A Train (Or "cut") Being Pushed Out Of A Receiving Yard Toward The Hump

Delano, Jack,, photographer.

A train (or cut) being pushed out of a receiving yard toward the hump. A brakeman rides each train to signal the engineer in the locomotive at the rear; Proviso yard, C NW RR., Chicago, Ill.

1942 Dec.

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Proviso Yard identification confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Chicago and North Western Railway Company
World War, 1939-1945
Railroad locomotives
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

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at

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Call Number: LC-USW36-538

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