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["The Empire Builder" at St. Paul, Minnesota Depot]

Description:

Great Northern Railway's "The Empire Builder" train No. 1, westbound, headed by Engine No. 2517, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, at St. Paul Union Depot, 1929. This world renowned train was operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad from Chicago to St. Paul and it was a Great Northern train from St. Paul to Portland, Seattle and Tacoma.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Minnesota - Ramsey County - Saint Paul
Creation Date: 1929  
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 353
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1929
  • Digitized: August 15, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Minnesota - Ramsey County - Saint Paul
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Great Northern Railway's "The Empire Builder" train No. 1, westbound, headed by Engine No. 2517, a Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, at St. Paul Union Depot, 1929. This world renowned train was operated by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad from Chicago to St. Paul and it was a Great Northern train from St. Paul to Portland, Seattle and Tacoma.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print, b&w : 8 in. x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Great Northern Railway | steam engines
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 4-0094
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28632
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public