[Burt C. Blanton at the Depot in Erwin, Tennessee]

Description:

The author - Burt C. Blanton - stands on the open platform of the Clinchfield Railroad's Office Car No. 100, which is located on a siding adjacent to the passenger depot at Erwin, Tennessee. The time is noon, Sunday, June 10, 1979.
This was a modern car with a complement of conventional equipment. The exterior was painted dark green. The cars letterboard bore the name "Clinchfield" plus the number 100 positioned on either side, centered below the windows, all in gold leaf. There was a gold stripe near the car's base, running along each side and across the rear-end platform. Office Car No. 100 was formerly an Atlantic Coast Lines dining car bearing the name "Orlando" and the car was rebuilt in the Clinchfield's Erwin Shops.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Tennessee - Unicoi County - Erwin
Creation Date: June 10, 1979
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 250
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 10, 1979
  • Digitized: August 10, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Tennessee - Unicoi County - Erwin
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

The author - Burt C. Blanton - stands on the open platform of the Clinchfield Railroad's Office Car No. 100, which is located on a siding adjacent to the passenger depot at Erwin, Tennessee. The time is noon, Sunday, June 10, 1979.
This was a modern car with a complement of conventional equipment. The exterior was painted dark green. The cars letterboard bore the name "Clinchfield" plus the number 100 positioned on either side, centered below the windows, all in gold leaf. There was a gold stripe near the car's base, running along each side and across the rear-end platform. Office Car No. 100 was formerly an Atlantic Coast Lines dining car bearing the name "Orlando" and the car was rebuilt in the Clinchfield's Erwin Shops.

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Burt C. Blanton | Clinchfield Railroad
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1-0002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28931
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public