Railroad Survey Crew Poses Along the Side of a Ravine, c. 1902

Description:

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

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: c. 1902  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 53
Past 30 days: 1
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 Railway survey crew pose along the banks of a ravine, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. While in Texas, they worked a ten-mile stretch between Dallas and Fort Worth. Two of the crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1903.

Physical Description:

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

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Subject(s):
Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 31-37
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3349
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public