Railroad Survey Crew Pausing to Eat, c. 1902

Description:

Members of a Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew pause to eat, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. They surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in 1902. Two crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Creation Date: c. 1902  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 38
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1902
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
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 pause to eat, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. They surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas in 1902. Two crew members remained behind and founded the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 3 x 4 in.

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Subject(s):
Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 31-20
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3364
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public