[Chicago "Pay-Car"]

Description:

This photograph portrays an unusual rail consist: Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's Engine No. 202, a 2-6-2 type heading the "pay-car" in Chicago. In this era the railroad's tracks were being elevated throughout the metropolitan area.

Creator(s): Hastman, Lee
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Creation Date: c. 1915  
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 127
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Hastman, Lee

Morton Grove, Illinois

Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1915
  • Digitized: August 9, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

This photograph portrays an unusual rail consist: Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad's Engine No. 202, a 2-6-2 type heading the "pay-car" in Chicago. In this era the railroad's tracks were being elevated throughout the metropolitan area.

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): steam engines | pay-car
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1-0028
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28905
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public