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Retiring A Locomotive Driver Wheel, Shopton, Iowa

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Retiring A Locomotive Driver Wheel, Shopton, Iowa

Delano, Jack,, photographer.

Retiring a locomotive driver wheel, Shopton, Iowa. The tire is heated by means of gas until it can be slipped over the wheel. Contraction on cooling will hold it firmly in place. Santa Fe R.R.

1943 March

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
World War, 1939-1945
Railroad construction maintenance
United States--Iowa--Fort Madison

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 12002-4 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-646

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