[Conductors’ Lounge at the Union Electric Car Barn]

Title

[Conductors’ Lounge at the Union Electric Car Barn]

Creator

Photographer unknown

Description

Four men, dressed in streetcar conductors' uniforms of suit, white shirt, tie and brimmed cap, are visible. Two men are playing pool at one of three pool tables, and two other men are seated at a nearby table. One other man, not in uniform, may be seen standing behind a small counter window at the rear of the room. Also visible are metal storage lockers, steam radiators and a gumball machine which is mounted on a wooden support post in the center of the room. The number "127" has been written on the emulsion side of the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the picture. No number is written in the upper left corner.

Date

1912-05/06

Coverage

Couler Avenu and Blocklinger Lane, Dubuque, Iowa

Subject

Electric railroads
Street railroads
Railroad employees
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
William J. Klauer Collection. City at Work Project
Glass negatives
Itinerant photographers

References

This image was displayed in the “City at Work” exhibit at the Dubuque Museum of Art, December 7, 2013 – March 24, 2014.

Source

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

Relation

William J. Klauer Collection

Type

Still image

Identifier

KL 407-092

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.

Original Format

1 glass negative: b & w

Physical Dimensions

6.5 x 8.5 in.

Files

407-092.jpg

Citation

Photographer unknown, “[Conductors’ Lounge at the Union Electric Car Barn],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed September 19, 2020, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/14.