Railroad Survey Crew Poses on a Wagon, c. 1902

Description:

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

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: c. 1902  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 60
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1902
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
c. 1902  
Description:

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

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 in. ; mounted on 5.25 x 14 in. paperboard backing

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Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 31-76
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3309
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public