[A Large steam engine in an unidentified rail yard in Dubuque, Iowa]

Title

[A Large steam engine in an unidentified rail yard in Dubuque, Iowa]

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

A large steam engine with four sets of drive wheels may be seen in this photograph. A coal tender is attached to the engine. Heavy dark smoke is belching from the engine. A box car is partially visible on a parallel track to the right of the tender. Another box car is partially visible on another track, to the left, and slightly ahead of the engine. A water tank may be seen behind the engine and box cars. The number 1258 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide.

Date

1915-1917

Coverage

Dubuque, Iowa

Subject

Steam engines
Railroads
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
Herman J. Loemker Collection
Lantern slides

Source

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

Relation

Herman J.Loemker Collection

Type

Still image

Identifier

LO 006

Format

Digital image captured using a Microtek ScanMaker 8700 with transparent media adapter. TIFF file created from a glass lantern slide 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 © 2015 LORAS COLLEGE

Publisher

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

Original Format

1 lantern slide: b & w

Physical Dimensions

3,25 x 4.0 in.

Files

loemker006.jpg

Citation

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937, “[A Large steam engine in an unidentified rail yard in Dubuque, Iowa],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed February 22, 2020, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/262.