[4th Street Elevator car, Dubuque, Iowa]

Title

[4th Street Elevator car, Dubuque, Iowa]

Creator

Loemker,Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

This hand-colored image shows a single wooden elevator car is visible at the top of the 4th Street Elevator in Dubuque, Iowa. Double tracks are visible, going down the steep bluff. Next to the elevator car is the upper ticket and boarding building. At the bottom of the tracks the lower boarding building may be seen. The roof of the lower building has been painted with a sign that reads ”Fine View Come Up Fare 5 cents.” The number 1260 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide

Date

1915-1917

Coverage

Dubuque, Iowa

Subject

Cable 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 042

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: colored

Physical Dimensions

3.25 x 4.0 in.

Files

loemker042.jpg

Citation

Loemker,Herman J., 1868-1937, “[4th Street Elevator car, Dubuque, Iowa],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed February 22, 2020, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/304.