Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose with Surveying Tools, c. 1902

Description:

Two members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose with their surveying tools, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County
Creation Date: c. 1902  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 453
Past 30 days: 12
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1902
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
c. 1902  
Description:

Two members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pose with their surveying tools, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained in the area and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 4.25 x 3.25 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 31-79
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3306
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public