[Agent for the Chicago & Great Western Railroad]

Title

[Agent for the Chicago & Great Western Railroad]

Creator

Photographer unknown

Description

A young man is seated behind a waist high counter in this plainly furnished office. He is posing with a ledger and is holding a pencil. Visible on the desk are a telephone, stamps, an ink well and a small, rectangular metal object containing three rollers and a narrow roll of paper, A day calendar for June 14 is hanging on a wall behind the counter. The wall of a brick building may be seen through a narrow window. Partially visible where they have been painted on the brick wall, are the letters “&R” on one line and beneath those letters, another “R.” The number "81" has been written on the emulsion side of the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the picture. The number "3" is written in the upper left corner.

Date

1912-05/06

Subject

Railroads
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
William J. Klauer Collection
Glass negatives
Itinerant photographers

Source

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Identifier

KL 051-111

Format

Digital image captured using a Microtek ScanMaker 8700 with transparent media adapter. TIFF file created from a glass plate negative scanned in 16 - bit grey scale at 1200 ppi.

Rights

Contact The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 or call (563) 588-7100 © 2013 LORAS COLLEGE

Publisher

This record is part of the William J. Klauer Collection held by The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Coverage

Foot of 8th Street, Dubuque, Iowa

References

According to the 1912 Dubuque City Directory, the passenger and freight depots for the Chicago & Great Western Railroad were at the foot of 8th Street in Dubuque, and the main offices were at 695 Main Street.

Relation

William J. Klauer Collection

Type

Still image

Original Format

1 glass negative: b & w

Physical Dimensions

6.5 x 8.5 in.

Files

http://loras.libraryhost.com/files/original/265ed1940ea8ad8a482f3761af86ba12.jpg

Citation

Photographer unknown, “[Agent for the Chicago & Great Western Railroad],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed January 24, 2022, http://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/5246.