[Blizzard in the Chicago Station] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Blizzard in the Chicago Station]

Contributor

  • Donor: Blanton, Burt C.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Administrator, First Christian Church

Date

  • Creation: 1958-01
  • Digitized: 2007-08-09

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: One of the most unique of all railroad photographs: It is a January night in 1958 and a blizzard-snowstorm rages in the "Windy City". This scene is in the yards - the Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station is visible in the background. Observe the gas jets which are keeping switches from being frozen.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Railroads
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Illinois
  • Keyword: snow
  • Keyword: blizzards
  • Keyword: fires
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Railroads - Depots

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
  • Time Period: mod-tim

Collection

  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
    Code: SG07

Institution

  • Name: Museum of the American Railroad
    Code: MARD

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1-0046
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth28887

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo