[Steam engines on the tracks in the Milwaukee Railroad yards]

Title

[Steam engines on the tracks in the Milwaukee Railroad yards]

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

Four steam engines, all with steam coming from their stacks, may be seen waiting adjacent to each other in the yard of the Milwaukee Railroad. Coal tender 4380 and its engine are coupled in reverse to tender 4378 and its engine. Shop buildings are visible behind the engines. A boy, wearing knickers, white shirt and a cap is standing to the left of the tracks. The number 1277-a is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide.

Date

1915-1917

Coverage

Dubuque, Iowa

Subject

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 008

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

loemker008.jpg

Citation

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937, “[Steam engines on the tracks in the Milwaukee Railroad yards],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed September 19, 2020, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/264.