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Belt Railway, Looking Toward The West Yard Of Clearing Yard, Taken From Bridg

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Belt Railway, Looking Toward The West Yard Of Clearing Yard, Taken From Bridg

Delano, Jack,, photographer.

Belt Railway, looking toward the west yard of clearing yard, taken from bridge of hump, Chicago, Ill.

1943 Jan.

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. The black-and-white photos of this scene were originally miscaptioned as Indiana Harbor railroad, which lead to the misassociation of this photo with Indiana Harbor.
Photo shows the clearing yard at the Belt Railway Company of Chicago, taken from a structure above the hump tracks. (Source: Flickr Commons project and Bill Gustason, Chicago Area Rail Junctions, Hayford/Clearing Yard,, 2008)
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Belt Railway Company of Chicago
World War, 1939-1945
Railroad shops yards
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,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-2 (DLC) 93845501

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

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Call Number: LC-USW36-626

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